When I wake up I will sprint to test my blood sugar and expect a number that is right in my set range. Things happen but I'm 99.9% sure I'll be in range Sunday morning. I will make my normal breakfast of two eggs, wheat toast and almond milk. I will take my normal insulin and setup a five hour temp basal rate. It is after doing that when the fun will start, I plan on getting to the parking area before 6am. The race is not set to begin until 7:30am that means my brain will be thinking about every mile of the race. That will get the adrenaline going which will raise my blood sugar and make the day a little tougher. My hope is to relax and listen to some sports radio before I begin to stretch. If I can find a station talking about the Broncos game later in the day I will be all set. My plan is to stretch from 6:40 until 6:50 or 6:55 depending how I feel. After that is a nice 5k to loosen up and warmup the body. I will be running that 5k in sweats and a sweatshirt to make sure I'm sweating. One more quick check of the blood sugar and then it is race time!!
The race is the easy part. I know what numbers I want and need to have a PR, each 5k of the race will be big for me. When it comes to my diabetes it should be all set, I will have my tester with me and plenty of GU. I'm lucky because a half marathon is becoming old hat, especially this race, one that I have run three times. I know the layout and know when I can kick to get the best time possible. Things happen though and again I will make sure that I have everything I need in case my blood sugar goes to high or to low when it comes to my target racing range. I'm excited for Sunday and plan on making up for the half that I ran in New Jersey back in April.