Sunday, November 29, 2009

Seattle Half Marathon

Andrew and I ran our first half marathon today! We weren't as well prepared as we had hoped. The time change messed up our running schedule more than we had anticipated. But we were still able to run the entire 13.1 miles without stopping (except for one bathroom break!). Andrew ran with me the entire time, which was great, it really kept me going. We weren't fast, took us a whole 2 hours and 24 minutes, but that gives us a good goal to beat for next time. All in all, we were happy with how it went for a first one. We felt pretty good most of the way. And we killed the hills! There is a picture of the course map below, you will probably need to click on it to make it bigger. We ran the green arrow route. It was a very interesting route all through downtown Seattle and along the waterfront. When we got to the end my family was even there to cheer us in, which was a great surprise! We didn't take any pictures, but when we get some from our family and friends I will be sure and share them with you!

3 comments:

Mom said...

CONGRATS guys!! That's quite an accomplishment! I remember my first half being quite a memorable experience. Good job!

Lauriel said...

Thank you! It did feel like an accomplishment!

rachelleandtaylor@yahoo.com said...

Congratulations, wish we could have been there to cheer too! Love, Rachelle and Taylor