After an entire winter of brutal cold and ice and snow in New York . . .
After a 12-week Training Plan administered by Coach Andrew Kastor . . .
After nutrition tips from ASICS Fitness Expert Michelle Lovitt . . .
After so many boxes of ASICS gear from the unbelievable team there . . .
After meeting my fellow ASICS LA Marathon Blogger Challenge members here . . .
After running with Ryan Hall for an entire mile talking our wedding proposals . . .
After final race advice from Coach Kastor, Deena Kastor, Ryan Hall and Andy Potts . . .
After a pre-marathon pasta dinner with Lisa and Rachel at Via Veneto in Santa Monica . . .
After staring at my goal time posted on my bathroom mirror since January 1 . . .
It is time. Next Stop Dodger Stadium. Much ASICS LA Marathon recapping will follow! Thank you, everyone, for all of your support. I am so positive and prepared. Here goes!