Saturday, July 11, 2009

I did it!

Here's the short version:

22:40
[22:36 chip time]

1st place overall female

(!!!)





Thanks for believeing in me! I still don't quite believe it myself.

Long version to follow.

41 comments:

Lisa from Lisa's Yarns said...

I've been reading your blog for awhile, but am de-lurking to say congrats - that is an amazing time! And being 1st? That is awesome!!

Jess said...

Wow! Congrats! That's awesome.

cath said...

wow! that is such a fast time! congrats...cant wait to hear the long version...

Mama said...

Wow!!! That is amazing! Congratulations!!

MCM Mama

Irish Cream said...

Dang, girl! You are SPEEDY! That is a fabulous time! And wow, 1st place female? AMAZING! :)

Lisa Slow-n-Steady said...

Amazing! WoooHooo!!! Well done!!

Christy said...

that's blazing hot!!! Did you leave a trace of flames behind you!

You go girl! Congrats!

Nicole said...

Holy Cow!! Awesome job! Can't wait to hear all about it!

Mark said...

As we say in the Ozarks "Whaaa whoooo!!! Man you tore it up, Marlene! I'm really proud of you! Great race, can't wait for the report

Patrick said...

Way to go!!!!! That is awesome-- First place to boot! I logged in today specifically to see how you did.

I hope you enjoy the day celebrating and can't wait to hear the details!

Gotta Run..Gotta Ride said...

I NEVER doubted it!!! 1st female overall.... CHEERS TO ROCKING IT CHIC!

Kaolee Hoyle said...

What can I say? Amazing!

Marky Mark said...

That is incredible-savour the moment! Hope you didn't have to run through a big storm at the same time.

ShutUpandRun said...

Awesome, awesome, awesome. Need I say more except congrats!!!

Kelly said...

YAYYYYYY!!!! I'm so happy for you! I can't wait to hear all of the details!

A Toronto girl out West said...

You tore it up!!!!!!!!!!! Simply amazing!!! I think you're my new hero! :o)

Lily on the Road said...

AWESOME JOB ~ you were flying!!! OMG, way to GO!!

Kathleen said...

Way to go! I'm looking forward to the long version.

M-Rah said...

YAYYYYY!!!!!!! You are such a huge motivator in my running world!!!!!!!!!!! CONGRATS on your big finish!!! :) :) :) :)

Toni said...

Congratulations! That is awesome!

The Tri Runner said...

On top of the podium – Nice!

Carlee said...

woot woot!!!! wow; you simply rock!

lindsay said...

marlene!!! wtf! this is AAMAZINGGGG!! i am soo excited for you :) congrats congrats congrats! way to break 23, and more importantly - WIN THE DANG THING! i'm so proud :) congrats!

Road Warrior said...

Unreal! You're leaving us mere mortals in the dust.

trialsoftraining said...

A-MAZINGGG!!!! Congratulations!! such a kick a$$ time, you better be so proud of yourself!! :)

Mel-2nd Chances said...

Congrats Marlene!!! You did amazing! Hopefully you can now believe in yourself, and give yourself the credit you deserve :)

Heather said...

Congrats! Looking forward to the long version. :)

Carly said...

Incredible - so proud of you!

Marci said...

You are really amazing, especially given your recent 500th posts. Your determination is inspiring, and believe it, cause you did it GIRL!! Awesome time, well done!

Laura said...

Your fast! Congrats on the time and win!

Denise said...

OMG!! That's awesome!!! Congrats, I'm SO happy for you!!

unathleticrunner said...

FIRST PLACE OVERALL!!!! AWESOME GIRL! :) You better be celebrating!
I tagged you for an award on my site check it out :)

Oz Runner said...

yikes, you are speedy...great job and congrats!

HEATHER said...

FANTASTIC!!!! You totally rock with that time, speedy! Can't wait to hear all about it!

Marky Mark said...

That you achieved a first place result in the middleof a torrential downpour is incredible. I hope you savour the experience as a real accomplishment and running highlight.

Maybe you should call it a season and leave marathon redemption for 2010....nah!

Dori said...

Congratulations! I've very happy for you. You PRd and got first place overall--that is so awesome!

RunningLaur said...

First place female? Holy crap, you're my hero! Great work!!

yumke said...

Woo hoo! And your hubby paced you well and you beat him to the finish! Congrats, enjoy it and relive it as many times as you want :)

J said...

YAY!!! That is so great! Congrats on winning! That must feel amazing to be the first female!!

Love the similar bib numbers! Too cute!

Amanda said...

Way to dominate!!!

Boris T. said...

Congrats on the time and the 1st group placing!