When I woke up Sunday morning, normally rainy Seattle was clear. Foggy, but clear.
The race began at 8:15 which was really late for me – I normally run at 5 a.m. – but I was still feeling pretty good Sunday morning – albeit a little tired from the walking I did the day before and a restless night of sleep. I walked from the Westin to the start of the race (around a mile) and waited a bit before the race commenced, enjoying the pre-marathon atmosphere.
The start was fast. And I was fast too. My pace was on point (8:10), and I felt really good. Read more >>