4:30 or Bust: A Quest for Marathon Mediocrity

Mobile, Here I Come!

with 5 comments

First Light Marathon is a mere 4.5 days away, and I’m getting excited about the trip out there.  Came across this very informative and entertaining article in the Press-Register.

  • Informative – Mobile is the host of this week’s GoDaddy.com bowl game.  Now I have some interest to perhaps watch!
  • Entertaining – A crowd of 40,000 watched a mechanical Moon Pie drop from the sky on New Years Eve!  Some additional research uncovered this article outlining many more odd New Years Eve droppings in other cities.
  • Sensible – The author states that the 7:30 marathon start time is completely unreasonable.  I agree!

In training news, I ran an easy 4 miler last night, and have some light speed-work planned for tonite.  Then probably an easy final tune-up on Friday.

 This is gonna be fun…

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Written by SCL

January 4, 2011 at 3:35 pm

5 Responses

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  1. Have a great race!!!

    Katie

    January 4, 2011 at 8:53 pm

  2. enjoy and have a great race 🙂

    jen

    January 5, 2011 at 10:19 am

  3. Looking forward the race too! I am doing the double this weekend.

    Rebecca

    January 6, 2011 at 5:33 pm

  4. Hi Scott!

    Wow! You’ve really accomplished a lot since you started this blog! It’s inspiring to me since I’m just starting out with long-distance running.

    I ran across your site while doing some research on marathons, which I then compiled into a marathon calendar graphic. It also includes some marathon training tips. I’d love it if you gave it a look when you have a moment:

    http://www.smoothfitness.com/blog/2011-marathons-united-states/

    If you like it and would like to share it here, please feel free to use the embed code included in my post. Best of luck to you in Mobile, and have a great time in New Orleans!

    Lauren

    Lauren

    January 6, 2011 at 6:45 pm

  5. Sorry I missed you! I had spent a lot of time in the port o potty’s so at some point you probably passed me. I liked running through the 2 college campuses.

    Rebecca Sudduth

    January 13, 2011 at 6:46 am


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