Things I Learned While Running My First Half Marathon

6 years ago


1. Running a race the day of daylight savings that requires you to show up two hours early for parking = a very early morning.

2. Over 5,500 people running = a long potty line.

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3. It helps to wave your hands up and down to make sure your cheering crowd sees you.

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4. You know a real friend when they want to get up at 5:00 am to come watch you run.

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5. There are many people much faster and more fit than you. Don’t take it personally.

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6. It feels good to finish.

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7. And to brag.

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8. It is good to have friends who push you.

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9. And to have a supportive husband and a nice camera.

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10. Plus it gives your parents something to enjoy to take their mind off of wanting you to have children.

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Finishing Time {2:04}

Would I do it again? {Yes!}

A full marathon? {Not any time soon}

After run craving? {A whole bag of Dorritos!}

What life lessons have you learned from your accomplishments?

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