Yay for all the training being worth it!! I finished, for a first run I think I had a good time, and most importantly, I ran the entire 13.1 miles!! Sarah flew in from D.C. to run the race as well, which was such an enormous help. We paced well with each other considering we've never run together before. At mile 10 though, Sarah's ankle and back were giving her grief, so she had to stop and she told me to keep going. The last 5K was my mental challenge, and I suceeded!!!
Here were my official stats:
To say there were a ton of people downtown was an understatement. It was just a swarm.
Our view right before we started the 1/2 marathon. Love that Arch!
Terrys sign he was holding for us. We actually made it (clearly), but he was easy to spot, and he told us after the race that he got a lot of laughs from other runners for it. Win!