Marathon Training Update #5: I am doing this!

Two days ago, on Saturday, I ran 20 miles. And I’m happy to report that, as of this run, I feel ready. That’s right: bring on 26.2 miles. A key feature of Saturday’s run is that I started at what I plan to be the actual starting line. From there, I ran 13.1 miles to what will be the actual halfway point. I got there in 2 hours and 3 minutes, then started back. My run stopped less than 6 miles from the actual ending point–which is my starting point…