After finishing my first marathon, The Athens Classic Marathon, or as the cool Greek runners call it: To Klassiko (The Classic), I came home wondering if I would ever run again, period.
When I finished The Death Ride, it became obvious that there was nothing left to do.
A week later I started to run.
A month later, I realized I needed a goal to keep me running. My wife found this article in Forbes magazine enumerating the top 10 marathons to run. And there it was, the Napa Valley Marathon.
So I started training using the Hal Higdon training program. And the miles and hours started to add up.
So here we are, ready to run again…