Great scott – trying to wake up and get out of bed today was extremely difficult. Like stupid difficult. The kicker of it all was I was in bed and asleep by about 10:20 pm last night. My sleep tracker did say I only got 3 hrs and 56 mins of restful sleep. Unfortunately, this is the most “restful sleep” I’ve gotten in a night all week. I’m no expert but perhaps this is a reason for my lethargy?!
Even worse, last night, I came home changed into my running clothes and sat on the couch to digest my energy bites and a banana before running. I finally got off the couch but only to put my sweatpants on.
I have a race tomorrow.
It’s the first race I’ve done since a Turkey Trot back in Nov. I’m not kidding, part of me is wondering if I even remember how to race. I mean, I know it involves running so that’s probably all I need to worry about. Well, that and dressing for 20* weather – could be important, too.
I don’t have any expectations of this 8k. It’s a distance I’ve never run, located in a place I’ve never been and with lots of ice. We need to leave at 6:30 am for the 2.5 hr drive and 10 am start. I recently purchased some Bolthouse Farms juices and protein coffee drinks. This will be my pre-race fuel/coffee beverage.
Then I’m just going to run.
After that we’ll be chowing down on some fried chicken at an establishment that has been touted as MI most “iconic” restaurant, the Bavarian Inn… where they are known for their fried chicken? I don’t get it either. A trip to a Frankenmuth Brewery, to Bronner’s – not on my have to do list but I’ve been told I need to see it. I’m not the tour guide, just a tourist. Then any other place that catches our fancy. I’m looking forward to it.