Today is September 25th. And what, pray tell, does that have to do with anything? Well, as it turns out, today marks the exact 20 week mark until the Trinidad to Clam Beach Run, of course!
Having said that, its time to keep score for the main event. Its motivation -vs- Laziness. That's right, Laziness has a proper name, and he is my nemesis. Starting score:
Motivation = 0, Laziness = 0
Now, my last post was centered on the topic of the run, and essentially talks about me needing a little motivation. And to revisit that subject for a moment, sadly my motivation in this arena has taken a bit of a hit, since I will be without my running partners. Mom and Dad (who so excitedly ran with me last year) apparently think going to Hawaii for two weeks is more important than spending half the day running in winter rain and fog. I really can't understand what made them make such a decision. After all, they could be here, with their son, running in weather that looks something like this:
OK, yeah, perhaps that's an exaggeration. Perhaps not. Last year it was sunny when we started only started to rain after I had crossed the finish line. But I digress, slightly. Getting back to the point, the folks, instead of chancing a slightly rainy run will be overlooking Napili Bay on Maui, which looks like this: