Saturday, August 8, 2009

13.1

ELUSIVE.
We show up. I had yet to sleep.
No excuses, but really you eluded me.
We waited for 1 hour 15 minutes.
I stretched.
I waited.
Stretched my hamstrings....stretch.
8 A M.
I thought we were starting.
We wait.
We wait.
We wait.
8:08 am. Race begins.
I didn't want to go fast. I weave in/out of people to create space for my training parthers.
Mile 3...Jamie takes off.
The Goddess sees it, but doesn't follow. I keep going, but hate the running factor.
Mile 4--WATER--AWESOME.
Mile 5, strenuous, knowing how fast we are going.
Mile 6--good timing...feeling it. Water break.
Mile 7-9--wooded area--love it. Conversation pace, trail running.
Mile 10--water break.
Mile 11--knowing how far it is. When does this end?
Mile 12--water--awesome. Break. Tell the Goddess...she goes. I follow.
Mile 13.1--Black Eyed Peas--lovely--finish line. Out of nowhere, able to sprint. --2Finish 2 hours, 10 minutes.
Wow. I know that it could be better, but for my 1st attempt, I feel righteous. Full marathon here i come~~~~
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4 comments:

Jadey said...

Congratulations girl! I'm so proud and happy for you. I never doubted for a second that you would do any less.

Rachael said...

Way to go!! You rock!

harmony said...

thanks, ladies! I am tired, today, but feel awesome to be alive. Running is pretty amazing...

Morgan said...

CONGRATS!!!! That is a great finish girl, don't sell yourself short!