Mixed Marathon Review

Mixed reviews for this year’s marathon. First off, the sun cooked me early. I knew at the 13 mile mark I wasn’t going to hit my goal, so I slowed WAY down so I didn’t overheat. I finished 15 minutes off my goal time, but I actually enjoyed it more. Not pushing to try and meet a certain time took a lot of pressure off. I did get quite a nasty sun burn, though. That actually is more painful than the legs, which are moving surprisingly well today.

I think I’m done with the San Diego Rock and Roll marathon. Maybe the half I’ll do, but the course just doesn’t excite me anymore after three years. The last 10 miles I do all the time in some way or another for training runs, so I see it all the time. I did register for the LA Rock and Roll half marathon in October, so I need to keep up my long runs for a while.