This is just past the halfway point of the race. I ran the first mile in 9:26 (my best mile ever!) and I was so pumped. I knew this was going to be a record setting run for me!
I am about to cross the finish line here. See the lady in the blue beside me? She had been behind me for most of the race and was pulling ahead. There was no way I was going to let her pass me so I used every last bit of energy I had and crossed the finish line before her.
Oh yeah, and my time? 29:21!!! I shaved almost 2 minutes off my previous PR! Out of 724 finishers, I placed 352nd! (Out of the women, I placed 158 out of 428 runners.) Let's just say I'm proud! Now on to the next goal....a 10k?