This is the last week of hard workouts. The last Tuesday pain cave trainer ride, the last Wednesday long swim and the last hard Thursday Sergio run. After this weekends long run and long ride the hay is in the barn and it's taper time.
What has become clear to me is that I've put in the work. Now it's about getting to the race and finishing what I started a year ago.
A year ago I told my Dad I wanted to do this to learn something about myself. I've learned so much and I haven't even heard the cannon go off. I even have a of list of these thoughts written out. After the race I plan to share a few of those ideas on here. Maybe no one will read it but at least I won't forget. I know I'll learn more during the race and I plan to share some of those dark moments as well.
I'm told the race doesn't start until mile 80 of the bike and mile 18 of the run. What has become clear is I'm ready for those moments.
|The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena|