Yes I am. Only 3 sleeps to go until Pichi Richi. I'm feeling great, well rested, fitter than any other marathon preparation and I just want to get out there and have a great run. Time for some goals:
A - Sub-3. Given the hilly nature of the course this is unlikely, but who knows what might happen if I get through the hills still feeling fine. I raced 25 km two weeks ago at much faster pace than my half marathon PB, so I've obviously got the pace, and I have done some good distance in this buildup. If I can make it to the Half marathon start in 1:30, maybe I can get pulled through by some of the faster runners.
B - Solid PB. My current PB of just over 3:19 is a bit soft I think (based on half marathon and other distances), but I didn't have a good prep for either of my previous Marathons. So I reckon something in the order of 3:10-3:15. Don't destroy myself on this course and write-off any chance of going sub-3 in the Adelaide Marathon
C - A PB, ie anything under 3:19. Cruise through and enjoy the beautiful Flinders Ranges.
Wish me luck!