Saturday, April 02, 2011

SURPRISE!


I ran a marathon this morning!


It was a glorified training run with a slow first half, a massive negative split and a PR by almost 13 minutes.

3:46:08 (unofficial)

50 comments:

Amanda - RunToTheFinish said...

yeaahh!!!!! way to go rockstar

lish said...

AMAZING!!!!!!!! Can't wait to hear all about it!

Running Librarian said...

Wow! Way to go!

ShutUpandRun said...

Holy cow!! You killed it!

Zoë said...

WOOT!!!!! GO MARLENE!

BabyWeightMyFatAss said...

awesome job!

Alanna said...

Crazy! (in the nicest possible way) :)

H Love said...

WHAT??? Wow...and no crazy hair pic? Congrats!!!

Chelsea said...

crazy surprise AWESOME!!

Morgan said...

BAHAHAHAHAHAHA I was in on it the whole time!!!!!!! :) Congrats girl! You effing rocked it!!! <3

Emily said...

CONGRATS!!! You're SO FAST!

Mark said...

Wow!! Sweet!!!

Laura said...

WooooHoooo! Congrats!

ShoreTurtle said...

Great job! Very sneaky.

Emz said...

I
love
sneaky
races!!

YAY you.

you. FREAKING. rock!

Marci said...

Amazing Marlene, you rock! Congratulations!

Aneta said...

whhhhaaat? no way! u r awesome. congrats!

Nicole said...

Secrets made friends with Morgan and I!!! Amazing amazing job girl!!! Im so glad we met

Lisa said...

congrats!

ajh said...

A 13 minute PR on a training run!

lindsay said...

secrets don't make friends maurlene.

also, who runs a marathon as a training run? answer: nutcases.

lindsay said...

(oh wait. i did that once)

lindsay said...

in case you didn't realize, that's my way of saying congrats.

Anne said...

You are a freaking rockstar Marlene! 13 min PR on a training marathon...unbelievable!

J said...

OH MY GOODNESS!!! AHHH! I Am so happy for you! Congrats CONGRATS!!! Cannot wait to hear about it!

Jill said...

SHUT UP!!! YOU totally rocked it, girl!!!! WOOHOO, cannot wait to hear all the details!!!!!! YAY!

Carly said...

Wow!!!!! That is awesome! Great job on the race.

Hunnybee said...

Way to to Rock it Marlene! Congrats!

Jogging with Fiction said...

NICE! you're so speedy!

TMB @ RACING WITH BABES said...

I'm just gonna say it. I want to be you. Awesome job! Can't wait to see what you do when you "race"

Amy said...

WOW! So this was your big secret?! Congrats on the HUGE PR! After all of your hard work, you certainly deserve it. Can't wait to read the full report - where was this mystery marathon???

Beth said...

OMG, CONGRATS!!! Thats AWESOME!! Are you going to give us more information about this surprise marathon?

Joanna said...

Congrats on the awesome time. It was great meeting you today!

Kayla said...

Congrats on a great race and PR!!! Awesome job!

Jamie said...

You are amazing!

Laura said...

Duh...so that's why you didn't 'race' ATB....

longlegsontheloose.com said...

that is SICK! congrats!

Julie said...

WOW!! I can't wait to hear about this one!

Little Miss Runshine said...

Congrats!!!! Great PR!!!

destination262 said...

That is so crazy and awesome that you ran a marathon for a training run and killed it!! :) Way to go!!!

misszippy said...

Wow Marlene! Way to go. You are going to have such an amazing marathon!!

teacherwoman said...

Wahoo! Nice job girl!

2 Slow 4 Boston said...

Congrats. 13 minute PRs are huge! That is a very respectable time too.

dietitianontherun.com said...

"respectable time"? Um, it's an amazing time and I can't believe you pulled off this secret mission without us catching onto anything ;) haha, love it!!! Geeze girl, I can NOT wait to see what you do for the "real" thing!

SupermomE12 said...

You are awesome! can't wait for the race report. :)

Richelle said...

Yay!!!!! Congratulations!

Stephanie said...

Nice job!! I can't wait to read your race report.

fancy nancy said...

AMAZING!!!

Marky Mark said...

Just seeing this now-CONGRATULATIONS and WOW!!

Julie D. said...

so so sorry I was out of the blogging loop this week!! Holy cow, Marlene!!!! AWESOME!!!!!!!!