Saturday, August 27, 2011

The Giant Race Pre-Recap

Something about a race being free really takes away all the anxiety! 

Free half-marathon in San Francisco thanks to Aron, who got me a free entry 3 days ago through a giveaway.  Sad I wasn't able to find her at the crowded race :(

Today was confusing, fun, relaxing, painful, and full of free goodies.  Full recap to come!

My time is somewhere between 1:30:15 and 1:30:40.  The discrepancy is due to an "attempted" bathroom stop that lost me some time, and my garmin auto-paused, so I'm not sure how much time I lost.

Garmin read: 13.26 miles, 1:30:15.

I think I read about 1:30:40 on the ticker as I ran in.

My hamstring does hurt, I may have been stupid to finish....more details to come, I promise.

And although I don't have any pictures yet (the Gentleman caught one I think, but is now at work) I promise if you just NEED a visual, that I looked something like this:

(I wore these shorts, shoes, and sunglasses)
 Mixed with this:


(I wore that crazy top)

The rest of me is the same.  same old face, same old ginormous calves.

Happy Saturday!

10 comments:

  1. Um, yeah. I'll trade you my calves (thin and BROKEN... at least the R one is) for that kind of time. 1:30 is crazy fast! AWESOME job! Now go ice the hell out of your leg. All day.

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  2. Um those calves look full of muscle and totally normal sized to me. Just sayin'. Glad you had a good race - amazing time, as usual!

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  3. You.are.lightening.fast. U ROCK! Ice, ice, ice. Can't wait to hear all about the race!!!

    Man I wanted to come up north and run this race! Next year fo sho!

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  4. LOL at the calves reference. Your legs are gorgeous! I hope your hamstring is OK.

    And fantastic finish time. Looking forward to your recap!

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  5. You are so fast! So cool. The race was fun, minus the finish line and the fact that we couldn't get across it in time. :) haha. my chip time was 90 seconds later than when we got there!

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  6. Free race, don't think I could have turned that one down.

    I like your consistency...you like that 1:30 time. I hope your hamstring is back to its happy self again.

    Good supplementary photos, I look forward to seeing/hearing more about it.

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  7. I hope you're feeling okay! You are so frickin speedy it still continues to amaze me though.

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  8. Ok next time wear a diaper and say the heck with potty stops, as to the hamstring....your on your own there, but you did great nonetheless. New goal: run a race pain/injury free and take a bit poop before the start!

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  9. You rock, girl. Congrats on another speedy finish. I hope the hamstring is feeling better!

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