1 more sleep!

Thank you so much for all of your awesome support. I will definitely remember your encouraging words tomorrow. It’s a great feeling knowing that you’re all out there rooting for me and I truly appreciate it.

We hit the expo this morning and everything is ready to go.

They stamped the back of my baggage tag to indicate that I had paid for bag check. Take a look at this stamp.

Somebody has an interesting sense of humour. I hope it’s not an omen!

All that’s left to do now is eat, relax and eat some more. Go figure, I have zero appetite today. Must be nerves. Fortunately, hubs is following me around hounding reminding me to eat and drink constantly.

There’s no question that I’m nervous, but I’m also very excited. Tomorrow is the victory lap after several months of training. It’s still a long way to the finish line, but I’m ready to enjoy it. 26.2 miles of celebration.

This is it. Hopefully I’ll be posting some good news around this time tomorrow.


29 thoughts on “1 more sleep!

  1. Sweet! I like the way you laid everything out ahead of time so you won't forget anything. The RIP is for STWM, you will rip the course apart :)Best of luck tomorrow, whatever happens you could not be better prepared.

  2. yaya. perfect! you are ready and will do so great. i got chills for you reading this. hope you can eat lots today (i had that problem before my marathon and think it had a lot to do with why i crashed hard). cheers and happy resting!

  3. Victory lap…Love it!!Eat my friend…eat lots for me.. I raced really well the next day when I had blackberry crisp for dessert :)How in the heck did my headband get here already.. You are AWESOME.. Will probably sport it on my long run tomorrow in your honor..Hugs! Think of me at mile 23… GEt it 2 3's which is 33. I know I am FULL of them. Keep your mind going in a positive way and the body will follow..Looking forward to the race report. And GOOD luck to hubs as well.

  4. Take those nerves and run with it! Enjoy every step and I will be thinking about you all day tomorrow! Good luck Marlene you are an awesome runner and I hope you have an awesome race!

  5. i hope you get this in the morning before your race!!i am soooo excited for you girl! you have trained so hard and are going to have an amazing race i can feel it 🙂 i will be thinking about you during my run tomorrow!! now go have a blast and race your heart out! wont be long and you can say "i run marathonS" 🙂 🙂 🙂

  6. belated good luck but i know you didn't really need it 🙂 hope the race went well this morning!!! i've been watching mel's tweets about you and can't wait to here all about it! 🙂

  7. I ALWAYS have huge nerve/appetite issues before marathons. It's ridiculous. I'm usually able to force food down the day before, but come the morning of the race, breakfast is basically impossible for me to choke down.I hope the race went well!! I'm anxiously awaiting your victory lap report 🙂

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