We started the run feeling FAB-you-LUSS! TriGuy got quite a few shout-outs throughout the race with his shirt.
The first part of the race zoomed by and I was hitting some of my best splits of all time (for those of you just *visiting* the running universe today, that means I was going fast).
I will say that the bands were probably great, but they almost always seemed to be between songs or going on break just as we rolled up.
I managed to keep up pretty well with TriGuy until Mile 9 and then I really started to lag.
We were running through a tunnel and I was a little disoriented. What mile were we on?
Would this tunnel EVER end??
TriGuy was never too far ahead and encouraged me to move up next to him when I wanted to shuffle.
After what seemed like an inordinately long period of time, we finally we hit the home stretch.
I convinced TriGuy to really race to the finish on the final 0.1 miles!
I hit my watch at the finish line and said to TriGuy triumphantly: