Mile 1: Rock on. A mile, did it in 9 flat. Woo Woo, I'm a rock star
Mile 2: Down hill ROCKS! That was eeeeasy
Mile 3: Dooo Doooo dooo.... (sung, of course)
Mile 3.1: Yesss a 5k... under 30 min, awesome!
Mile 4: Wow. This is great.
Mile 5: Hi brown cow.
Mile 6: Where's the timer thing?
Mile 6.2: Oh, there it is... my rockin' support group will get their text messages. I'm feeling GREAT.
Mile 7: This is cake.
Mile 8: Rock on, we are still in the canyon. I love mountain running.
Mile 9: Already mile 9? My legs are feeling awesome!
Mile 10: Yesss! Double digits. Could this race BE any better?
Mile 11: I heart Jeff Galloway.
Mile 12: Drat, the canyon running is almost over. But that means we get to be cheered on by random peeps.
Mile 13: Good thing I like people cheering. I wonder if I'll recognize Mel.
Mile 13.1: Giggle Giggle, I just ran a half marathon and I feel AWESOME. Text messages sent, yesss.
Mile 14: Just passed "half way" woo woo
Mile 15: Completely out of the canyon, it's getting hotter, but I'm totally channeling my inner Sue Ann.
Mile 16: Channeling my inner Amanda. I feel awesome.
Mile 17: Walk breaks are my friends, but I still feel good. Yes Yes I do.
Mile 18: Oh look the switchback Erin told me about. Mental note, I will see this mile marker again at mile 20. Don't let it deflate me. Feeling good. Loving the walk breaks.
Mile 19: Yessss only one more mile and I get to run with Amanda. I can totally push through this mile.
Mile 20: HI FRIEND. Oh, hi friend. Oh, hi. Oh... look there is the 18 miler mark. Moving on....
Mile 21: Only 5 miles left! I can do this!!!!!
Mile 22: My legs are tired, but strong. The walk breaks are helping and I'm able to keep running the full 4 minutes.
Mile 23: Almost there, only a 5k + .1 left. I can do this, I AM doing this! I am tired but feeling good, good spirits.
Mile 24: Okay. Two more miles? Good thing Amanda is telling me about last nights baby shower cause I can't talk anymore. Still feel good.
Mile 25: Only 1 mile left. YESSSSSSSSSSSS.
Mile 26: Thank heavens, I can see the finish line! Bye friend! See you at the finish line!!!
Mile 26.2: Skip across the finish line... feeling GREAT and HAPPY!!!!!