Final week of preparation


We took this photo of the finish line during the 2010 P.E.I. Marathon. It is a special setting for all racers, who get a glimpse of the historic setting after a final turn, approximately 1/2 kilometre from the end.

Happy Thanksgiving.

Hope everyone enjoyed or will enjoy the spoils. We have a small gathering here today to enjoy our feast. The timing is perfect, especially after a 19 km effort last night.

As far as training goes, to take a page out of the baseball handbook, we can say, “Now batting, participants in the P.E.I. Marathon.”

With the conclusion of weekend events around the region Sunday, the P.E.I. Marathon steps to the forefront, with its 10th anniversary edition. Finely crafted medals await the finishers in the variety of distances and I suspect approximately 2,000 athletes will take part, all eager to race toward the impressive finish line as shown above. Continue reading