My first half-marathon.I had been planning to run barefoot, but have been focusing on trails lately in preparation for an upcoming 50K.The trails I have been running have lots of sharp gravel that I am not ready for yet, so I’ve been wearing my Luna sandals.Because of the lack of recent barefoot running, I decided it was best to run in my Luna’s.My choice of running gear consisted of; Luna originals, with red elasticized laces, SportKilt blue Hiking Kilt, some random long sleeve running shirt I have, with the race’s technical tee on top, and my camelback waist pack with a bottle of iskiate.
I hitched a ride to the race with my friend Chris, we got there and scoped out the start and finish lines, and then ran a...
Dan (paraganek), Nick (NickW), Jen (jldeleon) and Mike (migangelo)
(I love how everyone seems to have a “pose” in this photo)
Part I: Rated G
I wouldn’t say I wanted to “race” in this race, but I can say I wanted to meet certain goals. As usual, no injury/no pain, was my number one goal. My second goal was to pace myself well. My third goal was to drink beer. I am happy to announce that all goals were met!