It's taper week! The Columbus Marathon Half is this upcoming Sunday,
I have a love/hate relationship with taper week. I love the fact that I can take it easy and I have a lot more free time. The part I hate is my legs tend to get antsy and heavy with less walking and I worry about the fact that I'm not burning nearly as many calories.
So Saturday we did a not difficult 8 miles, (after last week's 10-mile race, this week's 8 was very easy), and now we should take it easy until Sunday's race. Tonight I started out doing an easy couple loops around the block -- the first lap was easy, the second I picked up the pace and almost walked too hard. OK, like I said, taper week isn't easy.
Still, I wouldn't trade taper week for anything.