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The Green Monster is coming!!

48 Days until I run the Green Monster! I have been training for about 12 weeks now but honestly when I am not training? I got in a good long run on Saturday and pushed it to the limit for sure. Yesterday my left heel felt off not sore just off so I decided to walk and do some yoga in place of another longish run. I am feeling strong but I know this race will challenge me as a runner for sure.
Total elevation climb is 7690 feet. I have been running 3-4 times a week plus working out at Thomas DeVietro Strength & Conditioning 3 days a week and also doing yoga. I feel good about my physical training now I need to crack down on my nutrition and my mind! 
The mind is the most powerful thing during a long race like this. I think this is what draws me so close to yoga. Yes I love to be active and move my body but I love the grounding and breathing that I learn through my yoga practice. If you have not done yoga before very often towards the beginning of the practice the teacher will encou…