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to complete the Philadelphia Marathon (my second marathon) in under 4 hours 23 mins shit. i blew it. only 4:25. need new goal. TBD.

Erin Prosser ran: welp... this is it. ...

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  • 10 miles
  • 01:46 time
  • 10:25 pace
  • 1377 calories
  • 0 ft climb
  • 0 max hr
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alright Quarry and Smith 10.2 mi 01:46 10:25 pace

welp... this is it. my last long run before the 26.2 in philadelphia. i can't tell you how unprepared i feel. i'm afraid i'm going to have to walk, feel like crap, and come in at a slower time. i've only done one 20 miler and that was the last week in october. ugh... so not ready. any suggestions on what i should run the week before my marathon. i got a 3 miler, a 6 miler and a 3 miler on the calendar. any other tips?

  • Rosalyn R.
    Rosalyn R.

    This is still great, Erin. I've had similar feelings before my races but *if* it doesn't turn out the way you want it will still be a great learning experience that you can use for a future marathon. Just have fun with it. Your taper schedule the week before sounds good. I would stick with that and rest the legs. GL!

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Coleman M.

    Erin...all your feelings are standard, so trust in the taper experience...

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Diane A.
    Diane A.

    Don't put so much pressure on yourself. Just have a good time out there. The crowds and course are great! Hope to see you out there.

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Nora

    Erin, I wanted to straight up puke before MCM, right until the gun went off. The sched sounds okay. I'm with Diane- don't pressure yourself so much about time that the race becomes unenjoyable. Oh, and some cheese enchiladas the night before will keep you from pooing. That's my only advice. ;)

    over 6 years ago Like2 people

  • Lila S.
    Lila S.

    Go get 'em Erin! Just go out there and have fun!

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Erin

    Great miles!

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Erin P.
    Erin P.

    thanks for the support everyone! @nora h....i'll be staying away from the cheese enchiladas...dont want to disrupt my pre-run ritals :)

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Ben P.
    Ben P.

    You're good E, just remember you are doing the inverse taper. Get it gurrrllll

    over 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Caleb K.
    Caleb K.

    Nice long run! Good luck at Philly!

    over 6 years ago Like

  • Thomas N. Good Luck
    Good Luck:

    WoooHoo! That has to feel good. Excited for you, don't let your nerves get you. Tapering works, try to think positive.

    over 6 years ago

  • Achillex
    Achillex Nice Job
    Nice Job:

    Superb run Erin! You're gonna rock Philly! You are going to do amazing! Best to you & Ben!

    over 6 years ago