I did not want to give up running with my training team on Saturday. Whereas I may run alone much of the time during the long runs, I am conforted by the thought that there are other people out there with me on the same route.
In Richmond, it was about 40* and the rain was cold and steady. After the fact, I found out that the training team for the full marathon cancelled their group run. Those of us training for the half perservered.
Those twelve cold, wet miles were completed in 2:45. My goal for the half is 2:57. I think I am more than ready to smash that goal in the less than two weeks and counting until November 12th.