My problem with the last marathon was, I didn't give myself enough time to ramp up to the proper amount of mileage. This time will be different. I got a training schedule from coolrunning.com and I intend to follow it to the letter. Except I'm chopping off the first 4 weeks of the schedule. I'm doing this for a couple of reasons.
1. The race is on Sept. 30th and I don't have enough time to start from the begining.
2. I believe that my fitness level can handle the shortened schedule because I just finished a marathon.
So here's the schedule: