Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Honolulu Marathon!

Camy here, and I am writing this from Hawaii right now! I’m here to run the Honolulu Marathon on Sunday, my first marathon ever! I ran the San Jose Rock ‘n’ Roll half marathon back in October and that was fun, but this is twice as long and I hope I don’t poop out midway to the finish line.

I’ve been training for about 6 months using the Jeff Galloway Run-Walk-Run method and it’s made it so that I actually love running for the first time in my life. I did a “test” run a couple weeks ago where I took all day and ran 26 miles. OH MY GOSH my feet hurt after that but I finished all 26 miles! It also took me eight and a half hours and three potty breaks, and hopefully the marathon on Sunday will not take me so long (or as many potty breaks).

What is pathetic is that there are people who walk faster than I run.

Anyway, if you happen to think of it on Sunday, say a prayer for me!

Camy Tang writes romance with a kick of wasabi. Out now is her humorous contemporary romance novel, Single Sashimi, and her romantic suspense, Formula for Danger, released in September. In her spare time, she is a staff worker for her church youth group, and she leads one of the worship teams for Sunday service. On her blog, she ponders dogs, knitting and spinning wool, running, Asiana, and other frivolous things. Sign up for her newsletter YahooGroup for giveways!

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Myra Johnson said...

Camy, Camy, Camy. Running a marathon is the absolute LAST thing I'd want to spend my time in Hawaii doing!!!

Nonetheless, I truly admire you! You go, girl!!!

Anonymous said...

I concur with both Maryrose and Myra. Have fun and good luck.

Camy Tang said...

Thanks, guys! Well, I have to admit, I'm doing it to 1) get in shape since I'm a blob, 2) lose weight since I'm a blob, and 3) accomplish something personally meaningful since I'm almost 40. It has been a lot more fun than I expected it to be, that's for sure!

Susan Sleeman said...

Hope you are enjoying your trip.

Camy Tang said...

Thanks Susan! Today it's a bit rainy.

Loves 2 Read Romance - Laura said...

Good luck with the marathon!! I am not much of a runner but what a beautiful place to run in.

Camy Tang said...

Thanks! It's normally very pretty but right now it's rather rainy! :(