The NYC Half is Sunday.
I’m anxious, excited and nervous as all heck. Anxious to put the last 10 weeks of hard training to the test. Excited to be racing again. Nervous because I have some pretty BIG goals for this race.
There’s a huge part of me that wants to keep my goals hidden. It’ll be a lot easier on Sunday if I come up short if I didn’t share what my goals were here. I won’t have to publicly admit defeat like I had to do in January when I missed the qualifying time for the Saucony Hurricane Team.
And what is the worst that could happen? That I fail? I have failed at SO many things I’ve set out to do in my life…so what’s one more? Failing makes me stronger. Failing no longer scares me.
All I can do on Saturday is race with my heart and my head – my body will follow.