This is my first 1/2 marathon, so I figured I would run trough Wine Country. If anyone is running this, let me know
Well, I'm not "running!" I'm walking! This is my 1st 1/2 Marathon too! I'm looking forward to it. It sounds like fun! Are you from the Santa Barbara area? If not, have you made your hotel reservations yet or are you going to drive in that morning? I'm still searching for reasonable rates to book our room. I'm planning on staying for the weekend - arriving Friday and staying through Monday! Good luck to you!
You are my first response! I'm getting so excited and working really hard at training...every week I'm doing a road race of some kind. It's fun though and keeps me active. Walking will be so much fun! I'm so excited for you. Where are you from? I live in Boston, and have some friends out in California, so I am staying Thursday until Monday. I booked at the DoubleTree...It was expensive, but the I was having such a hard time finding anywhere else. I hope the weather is nice and not too hot. Thank you for replying and I wish you the best of luck as well. Feel free to write me anytime.
Coming from Boston? WOW! This will be an exciting trip for you then! Thanks for reminding me! I really need to get on line and get my room booked. I don't have far to go.....I'm from the San Fernando Valley, just a couple of hours away, but I'm planning on making it a short vacation....going up on Friday and staying through Monday. I'm also getting in a regular work out. I'm not having too much trouble with the distance (this last weekend I did 9 miles) but I need to get my timing down. I'm doing about an 18 min mile and I need to get it down under 15 min. Are you bringing family or friends with you? I'll have my 4 boys with me (since it is Mother's day weekend!) and I think some other family and friends are going to come up to cheer me on! Good luck to you too! Maybe we'll meet each other at the race!
Hey Sarah, did it last year with my sister, it was really great! Beautiful scenery, one crazy hill, but we ran up it (slowly) . It was our first half, doing another this weekend in Camarillo CA. You'll love it. Have a great run!
I'm so glad to hear that you had a great time!! I've been doing 10 mile road races every weekend to prepare (there are always hills, so hopefully I'll be ready for that)...How was the weather?? Was it really hot? Im used to drizzly Boston weather, so I'm nervous about being really hot. Good Luck with your run!!
Weather was nice (cold in the am then warmed up to tank weather) when we ran it, but it could go either way up there. Could be cold and foggy, or hot and sunny, or a little of both. Be prepared for anything, always layer in california! Thanks for the luck, we are just happy to finish!! And say We Did It!! Take Care
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