Time To Get A New Goal!

First Marathon Complete!!!

Chip Time: 5:07:18
It was a long, long run…
Anticipation; surreal calm; go with the flow; unplanned sighting of a friend; amazed by the Elites; hills, hills and more hills; headwind; river otter crossing; residential hilly hell; oh, the Elites are on their way back already? It’s only 1:43:00; great spectators; turnaround (finally); sore hips; queasy, why can’t I just throw up and get it over with?; residential hilly hell redux; let’s start walking; headwind again?; there’s no longer a crowd so take my picture!; run a couple, walk a few, repeat; 5km left; 4km left; 3km left; dancing seniors; 2km left; sore knee; 1 mile left; 1km left; just RUN!; really, RUN!; finish arch; run through; arms up and clapping; huge smile; medal; I’m done!; find Colin; CELEBRATE!!!
Report to come over the next few days.
When can I do it again? I need a better PR.
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13 responses

  1. Yay for finishing! Can't wait to hear more about it.

    October 12, 2010 at 1:33 am

  2. Congrats, rest up.

    October 12, 2010 at 1:41 am

  3. Congratulation! Rest up!

    October 12, 2010 at 1:49 am

  4. WHOOO!! Awesome work Alanna!

    October 12, 2010 at 1:57 am

  5. Sweet, congrats! Reading all the marathon reports from the weekend is so inspiring.

    October 12, 2010 at 1:57 am

  6. Congrats!!!! Time to pick a another goal 🙂

    October 12, 2010 at 3:04 am

  7. Ewa

    Your report made me feel I was running with you and fast too. 🙂
    Congratulations! Hope you are celebrating, resting, basking in your marathon glory.

    October 12, 2010 at 3:10 am

  8. GOOD WORK!!! Wow that is a quick way to get to 83!

    hugs- Tall Mom

    October 12, 2010 at 3:13 am

  9. Congrats!!

    October 12, 2010 at 11:55 am

  10. CONGRATS!!!

    October 12, 2010 at 1:46 pm

  11. congrats!! 😀

    October 12, 2010 at 3:04 pm

  12. That is soooo cool! Congratualtions – you're awesome!

    October 12, 2010 at 10:40 pm

  13. Awesome goal! go go go and achieve it! Congratulations! 🙂

    October 13, 2010 at 10:46 pm

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