I felt the same way watching the start of the Chicago Marathon. I don't think I could've run a marathon right now. The furthest I've run since Pigman was 13 miles and while it went well, that does not a marathon training cycle make. I think the longest run I've completed this summer was 14 miles.
There's something at races you just can't replicate alone. It's the collective adrenaline and nerves and joy. I don't usually listen to music when I run because I like to hear the sounds of hundreds (sometime thousands) of pairs of sneakers hitting the pavement. It's electric.
Here are the stories that give me serious FOMO:
Although, I will say this. The Chicago Marathon medal looks like a manatee.
|From Bethany - Read her recap|
Next year ....