Sunday is the Surf Town Half Marathon at Misquamicut Beach Rhode Island and it is my first half marathon (13.1 miles). So far the longest distance I have ever run was 10 miles and that was last week in preparation for this race. My goal for this race is to keep a pace and finish strong (or perhaps it's just to finish :-) The race starts at 7:30 am so six of my running partners and I will be having a night stay in a hotel close to the starting line. I'm looking forward to a Saturday night out sans kids and a peaceful meal with my running compadres. For race day it's supposed to be in the high 60's low 70's and Sunny. Perfect running weather! Post race there's a beer for participants, breads, fruits, clam chowder and other food. Based on the distance I will be burning approximately 1,300 calories. What does that mean for me? I will surely enjoy a beer after the race and I will keep it real with what I eat (I hope to splurge just a bit the night before
I'm starting this weight loss blog a year after my weight loss journey began. I'm a stay at home mom and I'm in the process of losing weight only this time I'm keeping it off!! There's no going back!