Goals are dreams with deadlines. Stop dreaming! I took control of my life and with the help of many wonderful people I was able to lose 135 pounds in 11 months. Set a goal, tell everyone who will listen, and stick to your plan. You can do it!!
I am hopeless at race reports so here it goes. I got up early the day of the race and upgraded from the 50k to the 50M, which turned out to be 54 miles.
I did really well up to the halfway point. After that the miles from Speedgoat the week prior were calling my name. I did pretty good at the aid stations up until Skunk Creek at about mile 33.
It was then that I decided to just take it easy and get some good miles and time on my feet. Pushing hard, I felt, would inevitably lead to injury. So, I had fun and stopped to chat with everyone and waste more than my fair share of time at the aid stations. I was ready to be done by the time I crossed the finish line for sure!!
After finishing, my body freaked out and was unable to regulate my temperature. It wasn't even cold out and I thought I would freeze to death shivering uncontrollably. Wayne got me fixed up and I was good as can be expected after 54 miles just a short time later. Good times!