The first few miles I went out hard...too hard: 8:40, 8:41, and 8:20. After that, I stopped really focusing on my time because those hills got in my head and never left. It was hotter than I anticipated, and I drank water along the course, which I rarely do.
|Flaring my nostrils...?|
Oh, and I walked. Four times... (And they caught me on camera walking, and you won't be seeing those photos.) You do get to see this funny combination though...
Let's just say I cried big fat tears because I was laughing so hard at that "Before" photo. I guess I realized there was a camera and fixed my running form. Such a difference between the "miserable, T-rex armed" runner and the "I'm just casually running a half marathon" runner in the second photo.
|Flying through the air!|
|Yay for being finished!|