I did it!
Official time: 4:33:05
Did I hit any of my goal times? Nope.
Did I have the most AMAZING time ever? Yup.
My one takeaway: respect the distance and the heat - big factor in pacing today.
I will fully recap soon but for now I am in a lounge chair, poolside, reveling in how happy I am....and perhaps registering for the next!
And happy to have a mind clear from worry and stress, celebrate my birthday tomorrow and enjoy a couple more days in the sun.
Ahhh I cannot wipe the smile off my face.
Congratulations - what an accomplishment! Celebrate!ReplyDelete
Thank you! Still can't believe it's over!Delete
HAPPY BIRTHDAY - and CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!ReplyDelete
I'm so happy for you!!
If I had that time for my first marathon, I would NEVER shut up about it!! Celebrate and congrats!
Thank you! Means a lot! Not to worry pretty sure my medal is traveling with me in my purse...easy access for photo ops ;)Delete
Soooo excited for you!! What an amazing birthday present for yourself. You freaking kickee ass!!!ReplyDelete
Birthday + Marathon + Vacation it has been quite the week - thank you!!Delete
Now that your marathon training is done, I'd love to run together! If you're on Twitter, look me up @jensbestlife so we can connect :)Delete
For some reason I never gave in to twitter, go figure I have every other form of social media! But, I would love to and feel free to connect via email! email@example.com (or gchat!) :)Delete
I ran my first marathon a year ago. It was such an amazing experience. I finished 5:14.... would have loved under five, but it didn't change how much fun I had.ReplyDelete
Your time was great!
Thank you! And it is an amazing accomplishment - finishing regardless of time is just something to be immensely proud of - I want to wear a sign that says: "I'm a marathoner!"Delete