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.

13 comments:

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

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  2. WHOOO!! Awesome work Alanna!

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

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

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  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.

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

    hugs- Tall Mom

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

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

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