2015 was supposed to have a quiet spring. My plan was to do the Marine Corps Marathon in the fall and I’d had the Mainly Marathon Center of the Nation series on the calendar for almost two years. After I loved last year’s Ragnar DC so much, I added that to my fall as well. So the plan for spring was to run for fun and slowly start building my miles and enjoy the Frederick Half Marathon in the beginning of May before I started to get serious about training for 6 half marathons in 6 days and my 3rd marathon.
Somehow, that’s not what’s happening. First, we won an entry to Ragnar Cape Cod and Beer Geek was onboard with celebrating our 20th anniversary with a trip to Cape Cod (and me running for two days of it.)
And then Kim said “hey, let’s run some races at the Mainly Marathon Independence Series in May”. “It’ll be fun” she said. Of course, since I need NY and NJ, I wasn’t hard to persuade.
Then I got selected to be a Rock ‘n’ Blog 2015 member, so I’ll be running 3 RNR races this year.
Does it sound like my year is a little out of control? Yes, yes it is. Oops.
I’ll kick off the year with the same race I started with last year: RNR DC. Seems fitting somehow.
Here’s the crazy:
March 14: RNR DC
March 28: Marine Corps 17.75K (assuming I can get in)
April 26: GW Parkway 10 miler
May 2: Independence Series: New Jersey
May 3: Independence Series: New York
May 8-9: Ragnar Cape Cod
September 7: Center of the Nation: Montana
September 8: Center of the Nation: North Dakota
September 9: Center of the Nation: South Dakota
September 10: Center of the Nation: Wyoming
September 11: Center of the Nation: Nebraska
September 12: Center of the Nation: Colorado
October 2-3: Ragnar DC
October 4: Woodrow Wilson Half Marathon (blame Kim for that one too)
October 25: Marine Corps Marathon
In case you aren’t counting at home, that’s 15 races for 2015. That was never the plan LOL.
I still need to figure out which two other RNR races I’ll be running. Anyone want to offer me a free place to stay???