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A Little Short

Thursday, May 16, 2013

I had planned to go 20 plus miles this morning as my final long run before the marathon on June 8th. Though i carry water with me, the heat got the better of me and i hit the wall at about 17. I was able to push to 19 miles, but my body wouldn't let me go any further. So i will only have one 20 plus miler in before the race.

It seems that Spring has been missed again here in mid-Mo with temps near 90 again today. Hope you have a great Thursday.

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STRINGI719 5/18/2013 5:31PM

    So sorry you had such high heat already. I was fortunate to get up & run at 6am, and it was only 55 degrees out. Actually a might bit chilly when I started, but felt great after I warmed up.

My hubby loves to run in the heat. He'll go out on purpose in the afternoons when it's in the 80's and 90's. I can't do that. I don't think I sweat enough, so I can't cool down, and I'll end up getting terribly nauseous and overheated.

You are going to do AWESOME on your marathon!

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DEEEBEE 5/17/2013 4:52PM

    We have a few days of spring between the snows and the tornadoes, and then the steamy hot weather. Sigh. Best to you with your running.

DeAnne, Missourians Team

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STHAX10 5/17/2013 8:11AM

    Don't let that derail you mentally. emoticon And you will finish the race in good time.

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BUSYGRANNY5 5/17/2013 6:58AM

    Still a great run, very impressive! Gotta love our Missouri weather!!!

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JSKIPPY11 5/16/2013 2:19PM

    Wow, very Impressive! I used to live in Mid Mo and now live in NW Arkansas. I am signed up for a 5K on August 3rd, I don't know what I was thinking lol... It will probably be so HOT! Can't wait to see how your race goes!

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