Tuesday, April 29, 2008
The most fitting word for this race.
Look at the concentration. It was quite an intense race.
This was right before mile 9. I thought the runners would thin out a bit but, I guess that's hard to do with 25,000+ runners.
This was at mile 9. I was SO excited to see my parents.
Thank you so much for coming to support me Mom and Dad. I love you!
This was mile 16 where Jhordan joined me to run the rest of the race. I was obviously thrilled to see her too!
This was at mile 20 when Linsey joined us.
We just crossed the finish line . . . you can see it in the back ground. I was dead. Really.
I was so grateful for these two friends who helped me to finish.
Finding Michael after the race was all I wanted to do. He has been my rock of support through all of the training, injury, and execution of this race.
Dana Farber really takes care of their runners. Inside of the recovery zone they had a place for you to change out of your drenched clothing, some nice food prepared for you to enjoy, but most importantly, over 40 massage tables with volunteers prepared to work on your very sore muscles. What a dream come true!
I admit that I look terribly tired here! It was such a rewarding tired though.
What a wonderful experience all of this has been. Thank you everyone for your love and support.