Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Mission Accomplished!

I just got back from Houston today after finishing my marathon. That's right, friendos, I'm now officially a marathoner.

My stepfather took the following photo of me clapping with joy shortly after I crossed the finish line. I think I look so happy not because I just ran a marathon but because I could finally stop moving.

Actually it was because I was so delighted to see my family cheering for me.
I finished in just under six hours, which is significantly longer than my goal time. I also probably walked at least two of the last five miles when I realized just how damn hard a marathon is. I'm a little disappointed that I wasn't able to run the whole thing, but I also realize that I did the very best I could do and I am very proud of myself for ambulating 26.2 miles, almost all of them at a run—or at least a rapid shamble.

I'll be back soon with a race report. I tell you, this race was quite a thing. I'm so happy I did it. I enjoyed the whole thing so much that I am already itching to do another one. 2017 might just be a two-marathon year.

Until I have my race report ready, I just want all of you to know that I'm so grateful for your support and all of the support from my family. I couldn't have gotten more love on this endeavor and I know just how lucky I am. Thank you!


  1. You are my idol. Bless you.

  2. Congrats! That is wonderful! I'm sure your whole family is super proud!

  3. So amazing! So proud of you!

  4. Wow, just WOW. What an amazing accomplishment.

  5. Um, DUDE, I'm not sure I could walk a marathon. YOU ARE THE BOMB DOT COM. Looking forward to the race report, you rock star. <3

  6. you are AMAZING!


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