Wow – talk about a busy couple of weeks. First, we went to Huntington Beach to celebrate Thanksgiving with some friends. Then, it was off to Vegas to run in my first (and possibly last) ½ marathon.
So, how did I do? Answer: AWESOME! I wanted to break 2 hours 10 minutes, and I came in at 2:09:12 – not bad for a fat guy pushing forty. I also managed to beat the time of the full marathon winner, which was a secondary goal for me. If you’re interested in seeing the results, click thisRESULSTS LINK.
Overall it was a great experience: almost 30,000 runners in total for the full and half marathons, racing down the Vegas strip in the early morning hours. My aunt and my brother-in-law also participated, and my wife, parents and other aunt were there to cheer us on. Plus, VEGAS BABY!
If you’re into running, I highly recommend it – interesting views, nice flat course and you can celebrate by staying up for 24 straight hours and losing your shirt at the blackjack tables (like I did). But be warned – there is a price to pay! I’ve been fighting the flu ever since I got on the plane to come home. It’s like I’m getting old or something.
In other news, Darth Bane: Dynasty of Evil is now out! If you haven’t read it yet, go out and get yourself a copy! No sales figures yet (maybe next update), but the early reaction has been good. There is just one *small* problem. A lot of people are confused by the ending. So, if you’re one of those people you can go to my SUPER SECRET SPOILER page and read my thoughts on it.
Okay, that’s about it for now. December is a busy time for me, but I’m going to squeeze in one more update before Christmas (hopefully with some early sales results for Dynasty of Evil).