Tuesday, March 8, 2016

03/08/2016 Sweating the NYC Marathon lottery and sweating, @nycmarathon @nyrr

Well, it's the big day.  Approximately 80,000 people will find out if they were selected to run the 2016 TCS NYC Marathon.  According to the website, over 19,000 people will be selected by the drawing.  Obviously, this puts your chances at about 22%.  I am very nervous, especially since I was selected last year and what are the chances of scoring two years in a row.  It's driving me mad waiting, but it is what it is.

I had to get out for a run and forget about it for a bit right?  Yeah right, I thought about it the whole time.  It is beautiful here today.  Sunny-ish, 65 degrees and perfect for a nice 8 mile run.  I still feel a little sluggish coming off yesterday's painful weigh in.  The run could have been better results wise, but whatever.  I put in 8 miles at about 8:38/mile pace.  

All I can do now, is clean up and play the waiting game with the other 79,999 people.  

No comments: