Yesterday was my last long-ish run before the Flying Pig Half Marathon on May 2. Having never tapered before, I’m not sure what to expect, but I have to admit I’m a little nervous. Many of the runners I know or follow seem to go a bit stir crazy during a taper. I can certainly understand since I know I find it hard to fathom that I’m actually going to decrease my running for two weeks. Since I started last September, I’ve focused on building my fitness and mileage slowly, but steadily. Now I need to turn that part of my brain off and ease back.
BTW, I’m loving my new running shoes. I knew you were concerned.