It’s really hard to describe the roller coaster of emotions that you go through in the time period you run such a long distance. From laughing one minute to crying the next and talking to yourself when you’re stuck out there alone for majority of the run.
It’s absolutely insane how much power the mind holds. When you tell yourself you can’t, you really start to believe that. But in the same turn when you tell yourself that you CAN, you truly CAN do the unthinkable.
Started the race in the snow! Absolutely gorgeous! 😍 It was a little cold but overall great weather!
The aid station helpers were amazing! And my crew was FABULOUS! I couldn’t have made it without my 2 greatest friends! And my absolutely awesome husband for the encouragement just when i needed it!
Anthony, You may be far but I felt you with me the whole way! I didn’t have service most of it but your message came through when i needed it most!! 😘😘 Pam, I’m so proud of you for your 31.9 PR! Thanks so much for saving my life. Literally. 🙊 Hate that I missed your finish but thanks for my finish line kiss. 😜
Candice. I don’t know what I would have done without you pulling me. Legit. Best. Pacer. Ever. Thank you for talking my ear off for 3 hours so i could get my mind off of crunching numbers!! I honestly did not believe i was going to finish after that super rough patch! but you got me there with time to spare!
Thank you 3 for believing in me! And helping my mind stay in it! Y’all are the best! ♥️😘 Deer dodge 50, you did not disappoint! Great volunteers, race director, course. The whole thing was great! Only thing I’d do is cut that 7.3 stretch out and do circles on the other part. 🤣🤣 Sure took everything out of me. Tested every bit of my being for sure! But i guess that’s part of the mental game!
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