Wednesday night was time to put together a race plan. Unlike last time, I just didn’t have enough training data to do it with all that much confidence, but I took my best shot. Race conditions look like they will be 52-deg start and a 63 deg finish, dry and sunny. With warm race conditions and a fair training cycle, I reduced the original target of sub 2:55 to 2:58:30.
My race plan is nothing special, but I thought you might be interested in seeing it. It’s really just a list to keep me organized. This race plan isn’t as detailed as it would be if I was making a big PR attempt. This didn’t turn out to be a PR or qualifying attempt race, so the goal is to do as well as my fitness level permits and maybe, maybe be ready to turn up the racing after mile twenty. Read more