Well, here is my story. In 1998, I decided to do a marathon three weeks before my goal race. I planned on starting out easily (9 mpm). I got just a bit carried away (87 min for the first 10 miles) and the day turned out to be very, very hot. So, I ended up with a 3:55 and was very beat up.
Three weeks later, on a much cooler day, I tried my goal race and was whipped by 5 miles into it. I had crashed by 20 and limped in with 3:46 (my place in the field, percentage wise, was much higher on the first marathon).
So, I suspect that you are going to do what you want to do. But, if your goal race really means a great deal to you, be very conservative in your training marathon, and take your time recovering after your goal race!
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