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Half-Marathon #1 ... in the books!

I did it! I didn't know if I could or how I would do or what ... but I did it!

Training recap - basically next to nothing. I mean, we ran (Matt and I) and we tried to get out 3-4 times a week but we only did 3 miles each time during the week and would try to do 4 or 5 (one time, 6!) miles on the weekend. Long runs though? No, didn't happen. I tried to use the training schedule set up for the Kentucky Derby Festival Half-Marathon and let's just say that I was a little more motivated than Matt was to get out there and get those miles in. He's a good guy though - he humored me most days. It helped that I ran a 10k up in Indianapolis about a month before and even though I walked more than I had planned, I PR'd by about 2 minutes (from the Rodes City Run in March).

Race recap - rocked it! And I don't think I could have done it without Johanna - a friend from high school who was one of three who helped me become interested in running in the first place. That day was …