March: Oakland Marathon Tweet Up and Medal (4:24)
April: US Half Marathon on Easter Sunday (see the ears?) and Finisher Shirt. (1:50)
May: Horseshoe Lake 50k — my first DNF. Finished marathon distance (under 6 hrs).
July: Fourth of July 5k (00:22:45) — The First Lady came to cheer me on. Look at that excellent clap.
July: Dolphin South End 6-hour Distance Classic — I only ran a couple hours for fun with friends.
August: 10 mile trail run through Coastal Events. I’d later run this route on the 50 miler.
September: Mt. Diablo Marathon (+6k elevation gain) at summit. 1st time placing in my age group (6:11).
October: Nike Women’s Marathon. I didn’t run, but met some wonderful women. Hi Kara!
October: 38 mile training run to celebrate a friend’s 38th birthday.
October: Oakland Hella-Ween 5 Mile — like my muscles? (00:39:50)
November: Two Cities Marathon in Fresno/Clovis. (4:09, current PR)
November: Turkey Trot 10k (00:44:52, current PR)
Recap: 12 events consisting of:
December: The crown to end the year. (12:05)
- 1 5k
- 1 10k
- 1 5 mile
- 1 10 mile
- 1 Half Marathon
- 1 6-hour event (where I ran maybe 2 hours of)
- 3 Marathons
- 1 50k DNF — finished 26.2 miles
- 1 Unofficial 38-mile ultra
- 1 50 mile event
Was your 2012 as busy as mine?
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I entered for a chance to be in a 2013 Fitness Catalogue for MPG. I’m on page 1 under RUNNING ULTRAS.