Monday, August 22, 2011

Whew. I’m done tuckered out.

blf

I finished my first marathon yesterday and I’m tired. Bone tired.  

I finished in 4:05 which is a bummer because I wanted to hit that 4:00 hour mark. I’m trying to console myself knowing I was the 4th in my age group (there were only 20-ish of us) and 31th overall for women in the marathon (there were 140 or so of us ladies).

Phew.

24 comments:

BeccaA said...

Wow! Congratulations on your first marathon. 4:05 sounds pretty fast!

Rebecca said...

That is amazing! I can't even run. I tried this weekend, and had to walk every 30-60 seconds!

Congrats!

Kristine said...

Nice job, Dawn! You should be so proud of your accomplishment!

Amy said...

That's fantastic! Congratulations!

shams said...

Yes, congratulations! Very impressive!

Eme said...

You did great! You'll beat your time next marathon. :-)

Amy said...

Congratulations - I know that you didn't make the time that you wanted but I still think that running and finishing was a great accomplishment.

Linda said...

I'd say you did a magnificent job! Congrats!

Steph A said...

Right On!!! I have to say, I admire everyone who can run a marathon, it's an incredible achievement.

Reethi said...

Wow, congratulations! You are so awesome!

Vicki said...

Congratulations!!

Melizza said...

That is an AWESOME time. I used to run and always came in LAST in my age group :)

Congrats and enjoy lounging around. You've earned it!

Amy said...

Congratulations on completing your first marathon!!

Bug Adventures said...

You kick much ass!! :)

melissa said...

Congratulations!! You know I love running, but I have zero desire to do a marathon because of all the training time involved! You really are a superwoman to tackle this on top of a full-time job and being a single mom. ANY marathon time is an achievement most people never see! Great job!

(Another common runner trait is being too damned hard on ourselves!)

Clio said...

That's incredible and a GREAT time for your first marathon! I just started training for my first half marathon. So, thanks for the inspiration!

Dharma said...

Congratulations!! Rest up and give yourself a break!

snowflakes said...

that is awesome

Melinda said...

4.05! - you run fast. You must be crazy to be disappointed with that time. Well done :)

Kathy said...

way to go girl!!! My goal was to have a PR of under 4 hours. Ha I've been close, by best was 4:01, Now my goal is under 5hours. congrats to you! Any injuries?

marysews said...

Congratulations! Now, see, I don't think I would have even finished.

a little sewing said...

congratulation on a wonderful achievement!

Van said...

Congratulations! I'm thinking of doing my first half marathon next year.

MushyWear said...

Great Job! That is quite an accomplishment!