marathon-bound

I wanted to run the Disney half-marathon this year, but registration closes out very early, like 11 months in advance of the January event, and I was laughably late to sign up when I investigated last summer.   So I planned to get an early registration in this month for 2010.     Running/singing friend Seth urged me to consider the full marathon, and I’ve been thinking about it for the last 24 hours.  Coincidentally, this morning at the Y I met a woman who just Sunday completed her first Disney marathon, and it was a big goal for her.  A sign?

I just registered and paid my non-refundable fees for the full marathon, next January 10, 2010.   357 days to train.  Wish me luck.

5 thoughts on “marathon-bound”

  1. Bob, You animal! Congratulations on this excellent commitment. I’m regsitered for Disney 2010 myself and I look forward to seeing you at the finish line. May this be an enjoyable and healthy year of training. Welcome to marathoning!
    Long may you run. Godspeed, Seth

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  2. Oh. My. That is awe-ful. That is, I am filled with awe (not that it’s awful).

    (But tell me, is that Mickey laughing his ass off at the idea?)

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