Sunday, May 16, 2010

I did it!

3:58:56

BELIEVE

84 comments:

lindsay said...

first!!! :) woo hoo!

lindsay said...

congrats marlene!! i knew you would do it. not even cutting it close ;)

way to go girl!

Sarah said...

You did it baby xo

Laura said...

Woot Woot! Congrats it was an awesome day out there...

daysrun said...
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daysrun said...

Now that I can remember how to spell. I can't wait to hear the race stories! Congrats!

Paula said...

Where does the lineup begin to get your autograph?

Char said...

Sub- 4:00!!! Fantastic.

Heather said...

Wow, congrats! You are amazing!

Marky Mark said...

I'm so glad you hit your goal, especially since it was pretty hot and sunny. Amazing job!

Jamie said...

Awesome! I am so happy for you! Congratulations!!!!

Marathonman101108 said...

11th! Congrats! I've always wanted to run a sub 4 hour marathon, but never did. So, I bow to thee!

yumke said...

Congrats again. Awesome to see the 3: for your marathon time. You had a strong training cycle and have come a long way. Very proud. Do TO marathon. It's even faster a course and will probably be cooler

trifitmom said...

awesome job !!!!!!!!!

Road Warrior said...

Oh my god, that's awesome! Can't wait to read the full race report.

bethtrue said...

Sweet!! So awesome! You made your sub-4 goal! Congratulations! Job well done. Now - go take a break and EAT!

lish said...

Congratulations!!!! What an amazing accomplishment!!!

Teamarcia said...

Huge congrats girlfriend! You earned that one. Be very proud!

runnernic.com said...

Way to rock it Marlene!!! I knew you could do it!!!!! Way to go!!! So proud of you!!! :-)

Juliana said...

It was great to see you looking so strong at the end. You deserved that great result girl!

Sarah said...

CONGRATS!!!!!

Meg said...

Yeah! Fist pump times two! I was thinking about you when I woke up this morning, I'm SO happy for you. I can't wait to hear all about it!

Raegun said...

You are such an inspiration! Way to go!!!!!

Robin said...

Congratulations!

Barefoot AngieB said...

Nice time!!! Glad you had a great race!

TMB @ RACING WITH BABES said...

Never doubted you for a second! Congrats!

Lisa said...

Congratulations! Nicely done!

Hannah said...

Yahooo! Way to go on your sub-four! That is awesome! I'm so pumped for you!

dietitianontherun.com said...

WHOOHOOOO!!!

CONGRATS, Marlene!!!! Ah, I am so so so happy for you! can Not wait to hear all about it :) :)

Faith Ann said...

Congratulations, Marlene!! I rarely comment, but I've enjoyed following your training and races... you're so inspiring!!

I Run for Fun said...

Congratulations!!! I was following your progress through the race and was really excited when I saw the finish time posted. I am so proud of you! This is the perfect end to an awesome training cycle.

kittykat said...

Congrats, so happy to see you meet your goal! :-)

Running Diva Mom said...

yeah yeah and yeah! Congrats to you -- you are phenomenal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

k said...

Congratulations!!! I hope you rock a celebration party.

shellyrm aka jogging stroller mama said...

Way to go!!!!!!! Enjoy the victory!

Claudia said...

Congrats!! amazing time you are such an inspiration!!
can't wait to hear all about it.

Carly said...

Great job Marlene!!!!

ajh said...

What a smile! I was thinking of you today. A huge congratulations.

Nicole said...

Great job Marlene! You are so inspiring!

Mel-2nd Chances said...

YOU.ARE.AWESOME!!!! CONGRATS!

The Happy Runner said...

Congratulations!
LOVE that picture!

Morgan said...

Can't WAIT to read the recap! I KNEW you could do it girl!!!

Morgan said...

P.S. Ok so now our next goal is BQ right? You, me, next marathon... then on to Boston? Sound good? :)

MCM Mama said...

Great job!!! You rock!

N.D. said...

CONGRATULATIONS!

Kim said...

Congratulations! You did great!

Anne said...

A-ma-zing! Congratulations Marlene...you're awesome!

misszippy said...

Way to go!!!!! Feel proud and enjoy your accomplishment.

Boris Terzic said...

Way to go, congrats on the finish!

cath said...

wow time!!!! congratulations! very impressive!!

Scarlett Elliewood said...

Congratulations! And thank you--you i n s p i r e!

EndorphinBuzz said...

Believe indeed! We all believed in you! Congratulations!

Mark said...

Wow!! Fantastic!! I am really glad for you and proud of you...you have trained so well. I look forward to an in depth report!!

ShirleyPerly said...

CONGRATS Marlene!!!

J said...

YAYYYYYY!!!! OMG I am so happy for you!! I was running at 9am yesterday and I was thinking, Oh I hope Marlene is doing well and having a good race!! Congrats!

Paige (Two Runners And A Brown Dog) said...

Absolutely Wonderful!!!

D10 said...

Simply awesome!

Alanna said...

Fantastic! So wonderful! Congratulations! :)

Lacey Nicole said...

CONGRATS!!!!!!!! YOU ARE AMAAAAAZING!!!!!!!!! i am so happy for you and proud of you. mel (tall mom) texted me as soon as she found out to pass along the good news!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 awwwwwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!! HAPPY TEARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(and did you see laura's picture that she got of you????? she posted it on her blog- SUCH A GOOD PICTURE! the course looks like it was so cool and you looked FAB!! and so strong! you make it look easy :) xoxoxoxooo!)

Allie said...

Awesome!!! Way to go!!!

Madison M. said...

YAY!! Congrats! :)

Denise said...

CONGRATS!!!! Can't wait to hear all about it.

Mel -Tall Mom on the Run said...

LOVE IT!! I knew you could, there is untapped speed in those legs of yours my dear..

Amy said...

Yippee! You are amazing! I can't wait to read the whole report!

Heather said...

Congratulations!

Aneta said...

congrats!!!! that is awesome.

did u have friends somewhere along the course with a big sign that said "as promised.....go Marlene" or something like that?

Angie said...

Super awesome. Congrats!!!

aron said...

i KNEW you would do it!!!!! SO excited for you! cannot wait to read the whole report :)

Staci Dombroski said...

You are awesome!! I knew you could do it :)

Steel Springs said...

Awesome! Congratulations!

destination262 said...

!!!!!!!!!!!! YEAHH!!! You rocked it Marlene! I love your BELIEVE. That rocks! I am so stoked for you. :)

Jill said...

You're so awesome, girl!! Congratulations and a big hug from Denver to you!!! Soo very happy for you!

Cindy said...

You are amazing...so happy for you!! I got a little verklempt when I saw the "believe" written on your hand...that is so awesome.

Meg Kathleen said...

Congrats!

Oz Runner said...

congrats...way to rock it out.

Jess said...

Awesome job! Congrats!!

joyRuN said...

Holy HUGE PR!!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS!!

ShutUpandRun said...

YAY!!! A huge PR and I sub 4 for you!! Your smile says it all...

Stacey said...

You are a rock star! Congratulations on achieving your goal!

Lorian said...

You are inspiring! Great job! You also looked strong at the end!

RunningLaur said...

eeee! You're my hero!

RoadBunner said...

Aaaahh!!!!!! :D

I Run for Fun said...

Congratulations again, Marlene! Great race report...and a wonderful recap of your race. And it is amazing how you pulled at the end. You did us proud!

Julie said...

Congrats! Just found your blog through Tall Mom. I am running the Seattle Rock n Roll, too. My first! look forward to following your blog!