Running the Race between Regret and Forget

On November 4th I’ll be running the New York City Marathon wearing bib number 28537, assigned to Orange Wave #2 and starting from Corral #28.  These are the type of details that are supposed to make me feel better, feel in control, as if I know what I am doing.  That is far from the truth.  I usually try to divine some luck from my bib number, associate some clairvoyant omen from the color of my wave and hope that my corral is conveniently located.  The truth of the matter is that I still don’t know if I have transportation to the start since I missed the critical email ...more