Saturday, September 12, 2009

Ahhh...Taper, Sweet Taper.

Just finished my 22-miler today, in preparation for the St. George marathon in 3 weeks. Is there anything better than hitting "stop" on the Garmin, and knowing that you're DONE with the last really long run before the big race? Now I just need to rest up, carb up, and stay injury free for the next 3 weeks. Oh, how I love tapering! Good luck to everyone on those fall marathons!

12 comments:

james and andrea said...

you go, girl! are you looking to qualify for Boston??

Andre'a

Kim said...

Andre'a- I'm not sure if qualifying for Boston is in the cards this year. I've done it before, but I don't know if I'm up for it this time. We'll see- if everything goes well, maybe :)

Ruthie said...

wooowhoo! i am in my taper as well but am finding I just want it to hurry up and be over with! I am ready to get the first 26.2 behind me .. 2 weeks seems like forever for some reason.

Kim said...

Ruthie- I get feeling antsy, too. That's a good sign- it means you're ready! Good luck on your first marathon, and enjoy it!

Cal said...

Yeah for Tapering....

Amanda Stevens said...

Yeah...I just finished my fourth 20 miler! I am so nervous. I have run two marathons before but never "trained". I ended up with a lame husband in the first, and an injury in the second. This will be my first attempt at the BQ! See you in St. George.

Carlee said...

That'll be me next week!

Robyn said...

Congratulations! I had the same feeling as I took an ice bath after my 20 miler yesterday. I was thinking, "Woo Hoo! Here comes the tapering!" It feels good but also gives me some butterflies in my stomach!

Heather said...

I hear ya! Just finished my last 21 miles yesterday and am so "excited" for the taper. I just keep thinking, "one more 15 then one more 12. . .I can totally do that!" Way to go!

Kelly(M&M) said...

Congrats on a good training cycle. I kind of wish I was running with you and Marnie. :-) Maybe Ogden 2010!! I can't wait to hear how it goes for you guys! Enjoy your taper.

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