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The long road to 26.2

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Fall’s a comin!

I just booked my room for the Army Ten Miler!! So excited to actually run it this year! 🙂

We’re staying outside of the district and just taking the metro in to save on costs. However, that means we were able to get a room with a kitchen! Yay for no sketchy, gastrointestinally-questionable pre-race meals (and not having to jerry-rig a coffee maker in a bathroom – ew – as a toaster).


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I got into the Army Ten Miler!

It took 35 very frustrating minutes last night after midnight, but I was able to get registered. I would have been done 15-20 minutes earlier if I hadn’t somehow ended up with two registrations in my basket – when I went to delete one and go back to the checkout cart, it booted me back to the main page and I had to start all over… Despite all of the troubles last night it looks like it sold out in just over 9 hours this year, about the same as last year.

Last time I registered for the ATM was in 2010, but I had to DNS because b-school orientation completely derailed my training and there was no way I would have been able to run the race, no less run it well. I’ve been wanting to do this race for several years and am really excited to be able to have the opportunity to do it this year! Everything I’ve heard about it makes it sound like a really fantastic event and I can’t wait until October!