A mere six weeks until race day and I bet if you asked Team Stonyfield athletes they could tell you it is 42 days or about 1000 hours until they toe the line in Hopkinton. Every footstep counts now toward the ultimate goal of completing the Boston Marathon and sometimes each footstep can speaks a thousand words of doubt—“can I”, “will I”, “what if”? Our mind plays games as the days of our goal race wind down. Even if you have followed a training plan perfectly, your body responded with improved endurance and strength, a little head game can ruin everything. During these last few weeks, it is good to play a few mind games with yourself so that on race day you are prepared for the little devil that may perch on your shoulder and attempt to destroy your race day plan.