“At first an ordeal and then an accomplishment, the daily run becomes a staple, like bread, or wine, a fine marriage, or air. It is also a free pass to friendship.”
~ Benjamin Cheever, Strides

Monday, April 8, 2013

Sub Two!!!

I promise a full recap is coming as soon as I can sit calmly and write it out....but wanted to shout this from the rooftops for those that maybe haven't heard yet.....

Remember that sub two hour half marathon goal I dreamed about after running the Santa Hustle???

Paper posted preliminary results!
I did it even though the conditions weren't perfect!

Happy doesn't really cover it.
Brandon helped me through the tough parts....so I'm all smiles!
Funny that it happened THIS weekend.  It occurred to me the night before the race.  One year ago, on this weekend, I ran my first half marathon post-Avery.  My goal for that race?  Sub 2:30.

Again.  Happy doesn't really cover it.

More to come later!


  1. Way to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Congrats! What an accomplishment!

  3. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! SO happy for you!! :)

  4. I'm so so so so so happy for you! I can't wait to read the recap. Congratulations, Mandy!

  5. SO incredible!! Can't wait to hear all the details!!

  6. Way to go! That race was a total mind meld! I think I know which 3 miles you needed a story! I almost fried myself during them! Congratulations!

  7. Great job! You have come such a long way. I hope you're proud of yourself.

  8. How did I miss this?! Great job, Mandy!!! Congrats on your sub 2:00!!!!


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