Ready For San Francisco Marathon

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4 - days to

San Francisco Marathon

24 - weeks of Training (including this one)

2 - weeks of Taper Down (including this one)

656 - miles of Running (excluding this week,

jMaki helped me calculate the
total mileage)

6 - long

4 - Personal Records (PG&E,

PG&E again
PG&E yet

4 - fellow runners from Family & Friends

And I'm ready.

For friends who'd like to cheer me up in person, here is some information:

For fellow runners, wish you all good luck and here are few

  • Packets can be picked at One Market Plaza on July

    27th (11am-6pm) or 28th (9am-5pm) and find your bib#


    Race shirt is available at the Expo after packet pickup (Justin Herman


  • Full Marathon Pace

    are available with a finish time from varying from 3hr to 5hr 30

    min. First Half

    and Second Half

    pace groups are available as well.

  • Pace Calculator
    - This tool calculates split times for Aid stations

    along the marathon course based on a desired finish time. It accounts for

    uphill and downhill, as well as increased fatigue that might be expected

    later in the race, by applying different “weights” to each section. A more

    generic version of this tool is available at


    Pace Band

And for those whose wishes are always with me and will not be able to
participate in person:

  • Live results will be available

    here and you'll hear my

    story afterwards on this blog and whenever we meet :)

Wish me luck, my goal is to finish the marathon in less than 4 hours.



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Comments ( 1 )
  • Satish Kumar Wednesday, July 25, 2007
    Keep it up! And wish you all the best for your second marathon. I wish we could join you again as we did last time.
    Also, thanks for the math practice below ;-)
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