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Forum: Marathon Race Stories

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  1. Savannah Spasms

    I ran the Savannah 26.2 last Saturday. I felt good and was doing everything just the way i had trained. It was very warm that day. When i hit mile...

    Posted By Terry Elliott
    • Replies: 7
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    11-19-2012 04:12 PM Go to last post
  2. Marine Corp Marathon-My First!

    Warning its long! I'm channeling my inner Smitha although not written as well. :) March 2012 I ran the NOLA half which was horrible. Lack of...

    Posted By Michelle Turner
    • Replies: 16
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    11-06-2012 06:05 PM Go to last post
  3. My first half marathon

    Race report: My first Half Marathon When I first had the idea of doing a half marathon, the Disney Princess race was in my mind. Then I quickly...

    Posted By Christina Howell
    • Replies: 5
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    11-06-2012 03:57 PM Go to last post
  4. Silver Comet Half and Full Marathon

    Kudos to Dana for the fabulous job she and all the volunteers did at the Silver Comet Half and Full Marathon! The races were very well organized,...

    Posted By Michael Schlifka
    • Replies: 3
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    10-31-2012 05:13 PM Go to last post
  5. Chicago 2012 - My "What If" Marathon

    Well .. this was a rather rough marathon for me. Very very emotionally rough as some of the people at the finish line saw. And I totally...

    Posted By Smitha Barki
    • Replies: 7
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    10-16-2012 08:35 AM Go to last post
  6. I left my hip in Fargo, ND

    Tony Bennett may have left his heart in San Francisco, but I left my right hip in Fargo, ND trying to complete the Fargo Marathon. That's the short...

    Posted By Donna Waddell
    • Replies: 18
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    08-31-2012 09:16 PM Go to last post
  7. Not a Marathon but A Tale of Two Runs. In the same day.

    This crazy adventure (crazy by my mortal standards, not GFA standards) started just 2-3 weeks back when the Vinings Downhill 5k date was announced....

    Posted By Smitha Barki
    • Replies: 0
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    08-19-2012 06:35 PM Go to last post
  8. Boston's "Run to Remember"

    Over Memorial Day weekend I ran a half marathon in Boston called the ďRun To RememberĒ. Since itís my hometown I had no hesitation in going up there...

    Posted By Pam Stone
    • Replies: 5
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    08-16-2012 09:54 PM Go to last post
  9. 2012 Disney World Marathon - Taylor

    I really enjoyed the Disney Marathon. Even though I've only completed three marathons so far I think this one ranks at the top. The hard part was...

    Posted By Taylor Busch
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    08-06-2012 03:06 AM Go to last post
  10. Publix 2012-My Second and Not So Pretty

    Iíve struggled the last month putting this together and it has been a work in progress. Donít expect a Pulitzer worthy story just a story. Coming...

    Posted By Dawn Burke
    • Replies: 12
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    04-25-2012 02:50 PM Go to last post
  11. Barecelona Marathon

    As promised, here is my Barcelona marathon story. Before I write I'll warn that I'm just back from an bit of drinking with some of the local...

    Posted By Steve Nelson
    • Replies: 8
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    04-05-2012 04:51 PM Go to last post
  12. Crazy Things, Crazy People . . . Warning Will Robinson!

    Since September, some crazy people have done some crazy things. I am one of them. This is my confession. (You know confessions can be long,...

    Posted By Barbara Blackford
    • Replies: 8
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    03-23-2012 01:25 PM Go to last post
  13. My 2nd Marathon - Rainy Day in Albany

    On Saturday, March 3rd, I ran my second full marathon in Albany, GA, with a gal pal doing her first and with whom I had trained. Going into the...

    Posted By Terry Elliott
    • Replies: 14
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    03-19-2012 07:22 AM Go to last post
  14. New Orleans - My Second Marathon!

    I tried to keep this race report short, but I want to capture all my thoughts and memories as much as I can so it ended up being another long one. I...

    Posted By Smitha Barki
    • Replies: 3
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    03-07-2012 08:04 AM Go to last post
  15. Man 60 Runs First Marathon in New Orleans! (and finishes standing)

    Mission Accomplished! Pictures at share.shutterfly.com/action/welcome?sid=0UaNWrhs3YsRs Long story short (pictures will tell the story) I had a...

    Posted By Barry Falcon
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    03-06-2012 07:42 AM Go to last post
  16. My First Marathon was Just Goofy!

    My First Marathon was Just Goofy! It has taken me a few weeks to write my race report, because I wasnít sure what I wanted to say or if I wanted...

    Posted By Tanya Sheehan
    • Replies: 4
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    02-05-2012 01:15 PM Go to last post
  17. Fascinating Marathon Statistics

    A Dr. Bramble "monitored the results of the 2004 NYC Marathon and compared finishing times by age." He found "that starting at age 19, runners get...

    Posted By Sam McAliley
    • Replies: 3
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    01-13-2012 01:44 PM Go to last post
  18. Bartram 100 by John Ridgley

    Due to the twisted company I keep I got it into my head that I really wanted to complete at least one 100 miler. I tried in March at the GRR and only...

    Posted By John Ridgley
    • Replies: 8
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    12-16-2011 07:33 AM Go to last post
  19. My First Marathon-Savannah

    The Savannah Rock and Roll Marathon was my first marathon. There have been things in my life that I have had all the best intentions of completing...

    Posted By Dawn Burke
    • Replies: 13
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    11-29-2011 04:17 AM Go to last post
  20. Mount Desert Island Marathon (MAINE)

    Mount Desert Island Marathon (MAINE) If youíre doing the 50 state circuit and need one in Maine Ithink this is the one to do. It isclaimed to be...

    Posted By Wolf Kirby
    • Replies: 13
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    11-18-2011 12:30 PM Go to last post

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