I have another half marathon this weekend. This will be my 3rd year running the Somerset Stampede. It's a small and inexpensive race (only $20!) that offers two distances; a half marathon and a 5K. The course is made up of challenging hills out in the country, dirt roads, a horse trail and finishes at the Somerset Beach Campground. My current PR for this course is 1:40:02. My goal is to break 1:40:02 but I would be thrilled if I could come out with an overall half PR by breaking 1:37.
It just so happens that this race fell on the same weekend of the Nascar race out at MIS (Michigan International Speedway). We attend every Nascar race at MIS (June & August). It's nice being able to enjoy the lake that my in-law's live on yet being within 12 miles of the race track. I am off work Monday so I can get in another hilly 6-8 mile run before heading home.
Fun & training going hand in hand.