11 October 2010

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.


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

  2. WHOOO!! Awesome work Alanna!

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

  4. Congrats!!!! Time to pick a another goal :)

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

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

    hugs- Tall Mom

  7. That is soooo cool! Congratualtions - you're awesome!

  8. Awesome goal! go go go and achieve it! Congratulations! :)



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