With 130 days before the marathon, I think I might do it. For the record, I'd merely like to finish it. That means doing 26 16-minute miles.
My decision plan goes something like this: build up my distance a bit over the next two weeks. Start running to work - 5 miles each way. See how that goes for a few days, then decide whether to register for the marathon or the half-marathon. I'd really, really prefer to do the former.
I'll talk to my friend, Ironman Scott, tonight about it.
This has something of a mid-life-crisis-y feel to it, but I can live with that.
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