I'm usually a careful planning, cautious, certainly not spur of the moment person. So what did I do Tuesday?
Da daaaaaa! I signed up for the Tinker Bell 10k!
Last month I saw rD tweets about early registration, so Tink's registration date was now on my radar. I know, I know, I haven't done a 5k road race yet, but everything is feeling good at this point, I've gotten encouragement from my chiropractor, and I'm doing 5k on the treadmill more consistently. Trust me, I spent many moments since seeing that tweet trying to talk myself out of it. Then I had a plan. I wouldn't sign up right away. I'd let the barrage calm down and then see where the race stood in sell out capacity.
90% sold. Oy! That didn't help my decision. If it was sold out, problem solved, try again next year. But the only race to sell out was the kids' races. Really Universe? You couldn't help me out?
So I thought about it for about 3.5 hours after registration opened and I decided to go for it. I'm always backing out of ideas like this but my mind wouldn't let me this time around. Not to mention I had quite a day Tuesday (seriously, there isn't a full moon???) so I was already in a "screw it!" mood.
Of course, the 10k was sold out by late Wednesday morning, but I don't regret my decision.
I'm still just focused on my 5k's coming up, but after that I need a plan to slowly and safely build my way back to 6.2 miles.