04 May 2008

Half Marathon Training Check-In: Mission Accomplished

Well, I did it. I ran the half marathon. In addition to the photos (I threw in a couple of pics of Heidi's 5k from Saturday) which speak for themselves, I offer you a few stats:

1. Miles Ran: 13.1
2. Time to Run 13.1 miles: 2 hours, 14 minutes, 5 seconds
3. Number of People who ran the half marathon: 7,353 (I placed 3,322nd)
4. Number of people I saw throwing up: 1 (only three miles in!)
5. Number of people I saw who looked like they were about to throw up or pass out: at least 2
6. Number of gel packs and Sport Beans packets I saw dropped on the road: about 50
7. Money I saw rolled up and dropped by someone: about $6
8. Number of times I've iced my knees in the last 8 hours: 6

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