I Did It!

by Katie on October 11, 2010

in Goals,Half Marathon,Running

After 13.1(9) wonderful miles, I can now call myself a half-marathoner :D

Official time: 2:13:33 (woohoo!)

You bet I’ll be putting the 13.1 sticker on my car tomorrow morning :D

I have too many blisters to count and my legs are sore but would I do it again?  In a second,  Now I really want to run 26.2!

Full recap to come in the  morning!  In the meantime, check out my Fall Wadrobe Essentials post over on Courtney’s blog if you are so inclined :)


{ 30 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Lily @ Lily's Health Pad October 11, 2010 at 12:06 am

Yay!!!! Awesome job and remarkable time. :-)


2 It All Changes October 11, 2010 at 12:06 am

Sport that stick (and the medal) with pride. You earned it. And hey the 26.2 is only twice the run from today :0D`


3 Ashley October 11, 2010 at 12:07 am

Congrats girl!!! So awesome :) Such a good feeling when it’s all over!!


4 abbi October 11, 2010 at 12:07 am

Awesome, awesome! Congratulations to you. Enjoy the runner’s high! :-)


5 April @ Crazy Fabulous Life October 11, 2010 at 12:08 am

WOOHOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So, so happy for you <3


6 thenheathersaid October 11, 2010 at 12:08 am

eeeeeeeeeeeeek. so excited for you! and cant wait until the recap!


7 Molly October 11, 2010 at 12:09 am

Congrats Katie! I knew you would love it, and rock it! Very excited for you!!


8 Suzanne October 11, 2010 at 12:23 am

Congrats! Amazing job!


9 Courtney October 11, 2010 at 12:28 am

Congratulations girl!!! :)


10 Julie October 11, 2010 at 12:37 am

Way to go Katie! That is an awesome time for a first half marathon! You just wait and see…sub 2 here you come:)


11 Julie October 11, 2010 at 12:38 am

Oh, and you will totally run a full marathon! Hell yes! Go Katie!!!!! Woo hoo!!!!


12 Liz @ LBBakes October 11, 2010 at 12:40 am

Congrats! :)


13 Laura October 11, 2010 at 12:44 am

That’s AMAZING!!! Congrats!


14 The Linz October 11, 2010 at 12:58 am

YAYAYAYAYAYAYAYYAYAYAYAYY! Congrats Katie! I can’t wait to hear the FULL recap! So proud of you!! :)


15 Pam October 11, 2010 at 1:29 am

That’s an insane time!!!! You rocked it, Katie!!!! WOOHOO!!!


16 Wendy Irene October 11, 2010 at 1:42 am

Congrats on your half marathon Katie! That is wonderful!!!!!!!!!!! :)


17 inmytummy October 11, 2010 at 2:31 am

That’s awesome! Congrats.


18 Raquel October 11, 2010 at 3:09 am

Great job! Congratulations!


19 Danielle (Runs on Green) October 11, 2010 at 3:23 am

Congrats Katie!! :D
I def. see a marathon in your future


20 Courtney October 11, 2010 at 9:07 am

CONGRATS!!!!!! You rock!!!


21 Suzy October 11, 2010 at 11:14 am

Congrats to you, Katie! I love the sticker. I am bummed I didn’t see you…next time, ok?!?!


22 J October 11, 2010 at 11:18 am

Congrats! You did awesome!! can’t wait to hear about it!! And your guest post was so cute! I loved it!


23 BostonRunner October 11, 2010 at 2:59 pm

CONGRATS!! You did awesome! Can’t wait to hear all about it!


24 Amy October 11, 2010 at 3:17 pm

Congratulations!! After running my first half earlier this year, I never really thought about running a marathon, but now I’m training for one, so I guess I understand about getting the bug!


25 lowandbhold October 11, 2010 at 10:14 pm

I knew you would rock it. Awesome job girl! Congrats!!


26 kilax October 11, 2010 at 10:14 pm

Yay yay yay yay yay!

And Yay!

I CANNOT wait to read all of the details! You really did great! And I bet you had a great time too. Time to pick a full. You’ll love it!

Ditto on the blisters! I didn’t know you could get one on your pinkie toe that is the same size AS the toe. Weird!



27 erika October 12, 2010 at 12:54 am

Great job on your race! can’t wait to read the recap!


28 RunToTheFinish October 12, 2010 at 7:41 am

wohooooo congrats!!! amazing how that finish suddenly puts the idea of a full on the list of things to do :) Can’t wait to see which race you pick!


29 Lindsey October 12, 2010 at 2:35 pm

Hurrayyyy!! Congrats – that is soo awesome. I thought of you when I was heading to the train station because we drove past some half marathon and marathon runners. I was scanning like crazy. You had such an awesome day for it. Uh oh – you’ve got the marathon bug now! And i know from experience, it’s hard to get rid of it!


30 Nicole October 12, 2010 at 4:03 pm

Way to go Katie!! Keep up the great work. :)
Love you Mom


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