Tuesday, May 26, 2009

1 year to go to reach Los Angeles

I'm now 2 years into my 3-year journey from Philadelphia, PA to Los Angeles, CA. Law school graduation for the class above me occurred last week, so that means I've got one year to go. That also means that I have one year to get to Los Angeles to complete my run across the country.

I've finally gotten out of Texas, no easy feat for such a large state. I'm in Bard, New Mexico on my way toward Albuquerque and across the state into Arizona. I'll be on Route 40 for the majority of the trip into Los Angeles.

At this point, I have about 37% left in my journey, which puts me slightly behind the 8 ball with only a third of my time to go. But, I've got just over 1,000 miles to go. If I average just less than 20 miles a week, I can make it to Los Angeles by graduation. As I've got a marathon coming up in September, I'll be getting lots of miles in for training.

Los Angeles, here I come!


Mel-2nd Chances said...

i know you'll make it! oh, and in reference to your comment, don't worry, i'll be listening to the docs and will likely follow the same program I did last year to return slowly from injury. thanks :D

ShirleyPerly said...

Yes, I was amazed how big Texas was when we drove through it moving across country. Glad to hear you're on track with your trek. Any plans to actually visit LA when you're done with school?

Marlene said...

It's great to see your progress. With marathon training, it looks like you'll be arriving in LA aheasd of schedule!