Half Marathons & Full Marathons on My Mind
You guys, I am already so excited about the Palm Beaches Half. Two nights ago I had a dream about it, and last night I had a great progression run which left me wishing it was THIS WEEKEND!
Speaking of which, I can’t believe I forgot to show you the awesome bib from last weekend’s half.
I love that the background is of the beach! The medal was a little bit boring though.
Last year the medal was of the state of Florida which I thought was really cool.
I’m not familiar with the course at Palm Beaches at all, but the map sort of reminds me of last year’s Fort Laudedale course in that it’s mostly just straight up and down the coast. I love courses like this!
Obviously, I’m really excited about half marathons right now, but I’ve also got Marathon #2 running through my mind.
In fact, I’m currently on the hunt for a Fall 2015 marathon to register for!
At first I thought I might want to run the Miami Marathon in January 2016, but I realized that:
A.) I don’t want to wait until January to run my next full and
B.) There is the potential that it will be 80+ degrees in January here in Miami which would be killer. It was in the 80s at the end of the Portland Marathon for me and I don’t want to experience that feeling again anytime soon.
My requirements for Marathon #2 are simple:
- Almost guaranteed cool / cold weather
- As flat as possible
- Scenic course
If you have any recommendations, I am all ears!
I know now if I choose a course up north no matter how flat the race is described as it won’t be as flat as I’m used to down here in Florida, and that’s okay. This time I will be sure to train properly for a “flat” course rather than a flat course ; )!
Maybe Chicago? Hmmmmm……
Are you registered for any 2015 races yet? Planning any big races for next year? Which ones? Marathon recommendations are welcome!