Friday Open Thread: What are you training for?

Now that we’re well into August, many of us have started training “for real” for this fall. Do you have a big goal race you’re training for this fall/winter? How/why did you pick the one you’re running, and how is your training going? — Terrell

(Photo: Runners make their way across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge at the New York City Marathon)