This race was the ultimate dichotomy: It was not my day and it was my day. Confused?
I should probably start this recap at the start line of the race, but I’d rather back up and start somewhere else: the beginning of the training cycle. If you’ve run a marathon, you know that there is so much more to a marathon than the race itself. I trained with 6 friends who were all training for the same race. We ran 9 tune-up races, 35 workouts and 1,300 miles together. Sharing the journey with friends made this one really special; the camaraderie carried us to the finish line. Read more >>