R.A.G. 26.2 & Fort Myers Beach Marathon RRs: When You are Searching for 3 Maniac Stars, Go For 4!!!!!
This weekend I finished my first double weekend, two marathons within the span of 2 days (really, in 24 hours counting finish 1 with start 2 or thereabouts). This was both easier and tougher than I expected. I did both of them strongly, although slower than I could attempt on a multiple marathon schedule, as you can imagine. After the Chicago DNF, I only had MCM, NYCM, Ft. Myers, Space Coast and WPB, to finish my 12 in 2013 after Space Coast and getting my 3 stars. Only, LOL. But when I DNFd Chicago, I was bummed. I knew it was the right choice but my PR attempt for this season was over until I could figure out the pain source AND it would be certainly impossible to do with this schedule. Then, I got an email from one of the local event organizations. A marathon in Sarasota. I looked at the date and said, oh, too bad, I'm doing Ft. Myers that day. Wait, it is the day before!!!! Hmmmm. And my mind started convincing me of attempting a double to get 4 stars instead of