The day before the marathon

How lucky are we? Our hotel is just about 10 minutes away from the start line of the marathon. I’m so glad we went out looking for it today so we don’t have to worry about finding it tomorrow – even though I’m sure there will be tons of people in tights we could just stalk the *pineapples* out of anyway haha. After we had found what we were looking for we sat down at this cute little breakfast place and had brunch.
After brunch my mom realized she had forgotten the most important thing. Cappuccino. So we found another place to sit down at so she could get her beloved coffee. I’m not a huge coffee drinker, so I just ordered a cup of hot chocolate. Boy was it delicious!
We didn’t walk around too much before we went back to the hotel. Let’s just say we learned from yesterday’s expedition. After a couple hours of relaxing in our room we went out again. Walked around a little, then sat down for dinner. We ended up at the same place as yesterday because we are lame like that haha. Today we had tagliatelle with tomato sauce and basil.
I think I’m pretty much ready for tomorrow now. Just need to figure out what I need to put in the “post-race” bag. I am so excited! Wish us luck, you guys! Next time we talk I’ll be a marathoner!
Marie Alessandra

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10 Thoughts on “The day before the marathon

  1. Pasta is key the day before a marathon. Looks like you have everything planned out and are ready to go! Very excited for you, Marie! Enjoy every minute. It really will be one of the BEST experiences of your life. When it gets tough (because it will) just know that all of us are thinking of you and cheering you on. Stay strong. YOU GOT THIS!!!

  2. So exciting! You are about to be a marathoner!!!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

    I’ll be cheering you on from sunny Florida! I can’t wait to hear all about it! Have a great time and remember to keep moving after you cross the finish line to help keep some of the soreness/stiffness at bay!

  3. BΓΈrge on November 30, 2014 at 1:59 am said:

    I’m almoust as excited as you about the Marathon tomorrow. I cheer for you, Marie!
    And so many nice and exciting pictures from the italian environment. Can feel the atmosphere. Good luck.
    Think about that it will snow in Norway when you run…

  4. Dang – I’m late to wish you luck but I know you did great!!!
    I’m looking forward to reading your recap!
    I hope you have some time after the race to enjoy being in Florence!!!

  5. Yummmm, good eats before the race πŸ™‚ You really seemed to be prepared in every way possible.

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