Flannery’s Pub Run 1/2 marathon #39/#7

“Remember to run with your head, heart and personality, but don’t forget to smile and inspire.” -me

Today’s run I thought would be a disaster after my awful hotel that kept me up. I almost skipped.  I got to the race In greencastle and made the first shuttle.  I went to Mercersburg, PA.  Then, I met some nice ladies and got my chip.  I hate shuttles because it felt like forever to get to the start.  When you see the finish and ride to the start, it sort of sucks!!!

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There were over 200 runners and everyone was friendly.  The money goes to fun sports in town! What a great school event!!!  There were plenty of volunteers and 8 energetic water stops filled with the kids we are raising money for.  I still want to start my girl running group. 

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This races was extremely hilly, especially at the end. I said some bad things to the hill at mile ten. It looked like a mountain.  I did not get Gatorade until mile 11 and I hateeeee Gatorade.  Oh well!  The race was beautiful I wish I had taken pictures.  As much as I liked the near by Chambersburg Half Marathon in March, this race was great!!!

 

I want to run it again! My time wasn’t the greatest but since I have been sick I decided to just have fun and I finished in fourth place again!!!!!! Stupid fourth but my legs aren’t tired and I ran like I meant it hahaha.  I must have been okay because people stopped me to say I was really trucking!  If the hills weren’t so scary at the end, I would have been sub 1:50. I finished in 1:54:23Image…. Beautiful race!!!!Image

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