Sunday, October 12, 2008


What an amazing race today! I blew my goal out of the water, unofficially finishing in 2:12:36. Officially it will be around 2:17....I had to pee at mile 2 and my actual mileage at the finish line was probably closer to 13.2. I stopped Garmin at 13.1 miles, though, so I'm not sure exactly how much extra it was.

According to Garmin, my average pace was 10:07 min/mile.

The first 3.1 miles were my fastest 5k yet--30:05.

I ran the last mile in 10:01.

Those are the digits I remember. Garmin's battery's dead so I'll recharge it tomorrow and post more stats & a longer report.

I just got back from Bob Evans where I had cinnamon hotcakes with Mark & Sophie (Luke's at my mom's).

All in all, it was a most excellent day.

Now it's time for a nap.


Heather said...

congrats, you did so well!

MCM Mama said...

Great job!!! You Rock!

Marcy said...

CONGRATS laura! What an awesome job ;D

Cindy...154 said...

Congrats on your run and your new low!!!

debbyweighsin said...

A MOST excellent day!!! And how fun to see a race time as your header instead of your weight! I can hardly imagine running for that long.

Patricia said...

Way to go! Just finished reading your entire archive--you're my inspiration right now. Thanks for sharing.


Vickie said...

is this the first time that Sophie has attended and been able to cheer you in???

our weather was beautiful all weekend - I was hoping that yours was too.

Congrats on a great accomplishment!!!

Shauna said...

wow wow wow... well done lovely laura! :)

MizFit said...

HOW GREAT IS THAT SENTENCE...the fact that you blew your goal out of the water.
we all need more of those/that feeling.

Jill said...


I am so proud of you and man - you smoked your own PR - how cool is that?!?!

What an awesome accomplishment - did you ever think 2 years ago that you would be where you are today???

Excellent, girlie, just excellent!


Jodie said...

You ROCK! Great time. You had an awesome run...yay-who!!!

Can't wait to get some more details.

Congrats girl!

LG said...


You go! And you did! Awesome! Wonderful and every wonderful adjective! :-)

Grumpy Chair said...

Super great Laura!