Is hard to do for we compulsive types.
I haven't been doing any really training save a few runs here and there, so I have been spending time instead obsessing about the next year and how I am going to train, execute, and become the next Chrissie Wellington. Don't laugh. You never know.
I am going to state my goal FOR THE RECORD.
1. Go five hours for the 1/2 at Timberman.
Okay, Okay! I said it! I know it's very ambitious, but I'm dreaming big. It's easy to dream big when you are sitting on your arse contemplating the next season. My two other goals are to:
1. qualify for Clearwater, (which I did this year at Timberman, although I didn't know this at the time. Rolldown continued past five slots for a variety of reasons. But I digress...)
2. Sign up for Lake Placid 2009. No goal for that yet. I just want to sign up. That in itself is a huge challenge. Hopefully I will get a spot if I set up camp the night before registration in L.P.
Here is my race calendar so far for 2008:
January: Frostbite 15K
Derry 16 Miler
Feb. Cape Classic 10 Miler
Hyannis Half Marathon
March: Stu's 30K
April: Don't know yet.
May: Sudbury Sprint Tri
June: Mooseman International
July: Peaks to Portland (swim, ocean, 2.2 miles)
August: Maine State Triathlon (sprint)
Brew Run (5.2 miles)
Timberman Half Iron
September: Pumpkinman Half Iron (MAYBE)
CELT Challenge (Sprint)
October: Portland Marathon
November: World Championships/Half Iron.
Nothing is written in stone yet except Timberman.
I love planning. All for now.