Marathon Mood

It’s hours away from the Disney marathon and I am a bundle of nerves!


My BFF Debbie and her fiance, Mike, got in really late last night. I am so happy that my best pal is here to run the marathon with me!! 😀


I woke up SUPER early this morning and couldn’t get back to sleep. My mind was racing (no pun intended) so I decided to get up and do something productive. I managed to clean out my entire closet and beneath the sink in the bathroom before Debbie and Mike woke up.


I snacked on a bowl of Multigrain cheerios before breakfast around 5:30 or 6am.




Once we were all up and ready, we made a real breakfast. I ate the last of the Oikos out of the tub, with fruit and nut granola, and blueberries.




After breakfast, we headed to pick up our race packets and t-shirts.




Seeing my shirt say “Marathon” made my heart skip a beat. I seriously CAN NOT believe that I am finally going to run this marathon!




I was a little disappointed to see that Debbie and I were not placed in the same corral. 😦




They base the corral on half marathon time, which makes no sense why she got placed in D, when all of our other friends (Caitlin, Kelly, and Meghann) are in C. I also have no idea why I am in B. Sub 4-hour marathon? Why does everyone keep telling me that!! I plan to stick with Debbie in corral D. I’m going to run this race for fun. Sorry, rant over.




After packet pick-up, we headed to the marathon expo at Disney’s Wide World of Sports.




It was packed!


I caught a glimpse our marathon medals!




So exciting! 😀




I found the perfect shirt!




Toenails are for sissies. Hehe… perfect considering my toe surgery in the middle of marathon training!




While at the expo, I munched on a PB+J Larabar.




Once we got home, we turned on Spirit of the Marathon. We have it live streaming through Netflix on the Xbox 360 Live (I think).




It’s an inspiring movie, and putting us in a very marathon mood.


While we watched, we ate Publix subs. Normally, these guys can fill me up for at least 5 or 6 hours, but I am going to have to eat dinner again in 3.5 hours. Gah! Hurry up digesting!!!




Debbie and Mike make me laugh. They are too funny!




Oh yeah, we had some chocolate for dessert. Carbo loading, of course!




In exactly 12 hours, we will be boarding the shuttle from our hotel to the marathon starting line. AAAAAAAAH!


Time to get packing! I am getting SO excited! I still have no idea what to wear…


❤ MegaNerd

42 Responses

  1. Good luck to you, Megan. And to Debbie, too. I hope, above all else, that you have a really good time tomorrow and enjoy the fruits of the hard work and effort you put into training for this marathon.

  2. Good luck! I can’t wait to read the recap!

  3. Wow what an expo!! You will do fantastic tomorrow!! Can’t wait to read all about it!

  4. Hooray for it being so close . . . I’m so excited for all you guys . . . GOOD LUCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. Everyone keeps talking about the race, and it’s making me nervous for all of you! Have a great race, I’m sure you will do fantastic. It sounds like it’s going to be at the very least a fun experience. I hope that one day I can get to a place where I can do such an awesome thing. Who knows, maybe this year I can work up to a 5k 🙂

  6. I’m excited for you! Good luck tomorrow.

  7. that looks like such a great expo! i’m wicked excited for you and can’t wait to read about the whole racing experience. good luck!!

  8. Where are you staying?? Are you staying at Disney?? After the Marathon, are you guys able to spend the day at the park?? I wish you the best of luck… you will be great!! 🙂

  9. Good luck!
    I bet you could run a sub-4 hour marathon. Maybe not this one (because it isn’t your goal), but if you run another one I bet you could do it!

    Have a great sleep tonight and have fun tomorrow!

  10. Don’t you love the mini larabars? I wish you could buy them in the grocery store! I know you can get them on their website, but I want to pick my flavors 😉 Anyway… GOOD LUCK TOMORROW!

  11. I like that shirt (I can relate). Good Luck!! 🙂

  12. Yeah for being sooo excited!!
    Is like corral A like the really fast runners? Is that how it works?!

  13. So exciting! Good luck Megan!!!

  14. wow that’s awesome that you were placed in Corral B. You will kick some booty!

  15. I bet with that awesome half marathon, you COULD run a sub 4 hour marathon!

  16. Good luck, have fun, can’t wait to hear all about it!!!

  17. Have a BLAST tomorrow Megan!!! You’re gonna rock it! Give Mickey a kiss for me. Sleep well tonight too, k??

  18. GOOD LUCK! You must be soo excited, no wonder you couldn’t sleep!!
    And ohmygosh, Lindt chocolate is to die for..I want some nnow!

  19. GOODLUCK! I am so so so so excited for you!!! This is going to be an awesome experience for you and I believe in you 100%!

  20. goooooood luckkkkk! 😀

  21. Can’t wait to read how awesome you do!!! Is the course mainly flat??

  22. Good luck good luck good luck good luck!!! Run with all your heart, enjoy every moment, and run for us who can’t 🙂 YOU’LL DO AWESOME!

  23. Good Luck girl!! Thinking about you!

  24. Have a wonderful time! Take pictures and enjoy the experience – and when you feel like you want to quit remember that it’s just one foot in front of the other.

    Big hugs!

  25. Good luck, Megan!!

    I’m so excited for you all. I feel like I’m a big bundle of nerves for my Megan too and slightly jealous that she gets to frolick in Disney afterwards. But I know that she and the rest of you are all going to have a great time.

  26. I hope you have a good race tomorrow and I can’t WAIT to read the re-cap! 🙂

  27. Remember to run when you see cameras! At around mile 20 you won’t want to, especially when going up hill, but you’ll be happy afterwards!
    Good luck and have fun!

  28. Good luck tommorow! You’ll do great. Can’t wait to read the recap. :^)

  29. You are going to kick marathon booty! Have a great race and bask in the moment!

  30. Good luck and congrats! Do you have any idea if the marathon is being televised? I would love to watch it. I hope you have a wonderful time!

  31. You’ve made it through a lot to get here. when the going get’s tough..remember how much you’re achieved already.

    can’t wait for the post-marry wrap up

  32. Good luck! I just know that you are going to do brilliantly!
    Have fun 🙂

  33. Good luck lady!! You’ve worked hard, you’ll do great, and ENJOY your race 🙂

    PS. That shirt is awesome! i need to get myself one of those!

  34. Freakin’ love the shirt you bought!! 😀 I really wish I could watch that movie 😦
    Seems really inspiring.

    GOOD LUCK for the marathon tomorrow! I know you’ll KICK ASS and I can’t wait to hear all about it 😀

    have fun!!

  35. good luck tomorrow! i hope you have a fantastic time 🙂

  36. good luck today!

  37. i was tracking you, and saw you just finished!! CONGRATS!!!

  38. Good luck, have fun!

  39. Good luck today! Have a great time!

  40. Heyy not sure if you sent the email with the info about your strained hamstring or not yet…no rush! Just if you had I have not received it, but thank you again for your help =)

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