Run 7 miles
I'm not a huge sports fan by most standards. I generally could care less about the NBA, NFL, or NHL. Baseball though, that is a much different story. I have loved baseball since I was old enough to know it existed and I have been a Mets fan since day one. Yes those Mets. For much of my life they have been one of the worst teams in baseball, and they are destined to always be the 2nd most popular team in NY. They had a good team in the mid to late 80's, another good stretch from '99-'01 and last year they made it to within one game of the world series. And now, with one game to go this season they are on the verge of having one of the worst end of the season collapses of any team ever. 3 weeks ago they had their division more or less locked up but then they began playing like the Mets of 3 years ago, not like the Mets of this season. In a stretch of 17 games they blew a 7 game lead over the second place Phillies. And yet as bad as this past few weeks has been they still only need to win tomorrow to secure at least a chance at the playoffs (If both the Mets and Phillies win tomorrow they will play a one game playoff on Monday for the last spot in the playoffs). One of the odd things about living in Alaska is that a 1:00 game on the East coast starts at 9:00 here. It took some time getting used to listening to a Mets game on Internet Radio while eating my breakfast but come tomorrow morning there won't be anything I'd rather be doing.
Totals for the week: Run 44 miles; bike 60; 13 hours time.