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Half Marathon Race Day In Pictures

Thursday, October 28, 2010



Race Morning was simply beautiful!


On the way over, my daughter made a glove bunny, it was really cute!


We went out for breakfast before the race and there appeared ANOTHER glove bunny!



Waiting for the race, we arrived about 2 hrs early.....



No Motor Vehicles On The Island - All horse Drawn Carriages / Taxi's



Daddys Woo Hoo Crew!



RACE STARTS FINALLY!



EARLY RACE - ALL SMILES!




Now for the moment you have all been waiting for..... The SHAMELESS FEAST!!



Instead of a racing t shirt, they got us a fleece jacket with the race logo - really cool!




There is it folks!, all the thrills and chills and fun you would expect out of yours truly (LOL). It really was a blast, If I had a camera, I would have had a finishing time of about 6 hours. It was sooooo beautiful. With the exception of the killer cramp attack, it was a perfect race.

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IMSMILEY88 11/4/2010 10:07PM

    I wish my HM was so picturesque! Mine will be going through Tulsa, the city my dh and I lived in when we were newlyweds. I just can't imagine it'll be too breathtaking! emoticon

Congrats, again, on your HM!

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REMEMBER2BME 11/4/2010 1:23PM

    Love this and super cool jacket.
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CM_GARDNER78 10/30/2010 11:36AM

    LOVE the pictures!! I have never been to the island...I am so jealous!! Glad that it went well. Looks like fun. Your girls are beautiful!! emoticon

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RHONDALYN10 10/29/2010 8:34PM

    Way to go! That is so awesome and I love the fleece idea!

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JDMMAMMA 10/29/2010 8:26PM

    so inspirational! Really so proud of you!

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EVER-HOPEFUL 10/29/2010 3:09PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon loved the photos loved the blog love you. emoticon

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JUDYFRANCE 10/29/2010 8:19AM

    Congratulations!! What a great race and a great day! emoticon

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SEABREEZE64 10/29/2010 7:19AM

    Such a great place for a race. I know the island loves the race participants and final tourists of the season. Maybe next year. Good for you ON2

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ASHPAGS 10/29/2010 1:45AM

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Great pictures!

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WONDERJUL 10/28/2010 11:51PM

    Loved seeing your race day in pictures! How awesome and congrats again! The fleece is great!

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DRB13_1 10/28/2010 11:46PM

    What stood out for me was your entire family - I can imagine the impact you've had on the kids and your friends who've seen you transform...we're ALL proud of you!
Then the fleece - well deserved for such a difficult race!
And the feast...hey, all that training, and then to finish - those calories don't count emoticon
Congrats again and thanks for sharing all the great photos with us! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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TYKXBOY 10/28/2010 10:44PM

    Looks awesome. And a fleece instead of a t-shirt. That's genius! I'm so jealous! I love a good fleece. Looks like you had a great time with your woo-hoo crew!

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DEVORA4 10/28/2010 10:08PM

  First as a woman I must comment that you have an attractive family.

Now as your co leader heartfield emoticon on finishing this race. It appears that you had perfect weather and the place was awesome. I wouldn't mind coming next year! That's not an empty statement, it's a serious promise! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JOYFULSPIRIT920 10/28/2010 9:01PM

    Great job. Looks like a beautiful place to run.

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NEWNOEMI 10/28/2010 7:34PM

    Cant imagine a more perfect day. Congratulations again on your day.

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LOGOULD 10/28/2010 6:49PM

    Whoa....how could you stand it, an awesome cheering section (complete with glove bunnies), a gorgeous day, fleece, horsedrawn taxis, pizza - and were those hot wings?!?!?! If it got any better you might never have come home...you would've wound up like Forest Gump, just running and running and running and running.......WOOHOO!!!

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HALFFAST 10/28/2010 6:25PM

    Wow, congrats! What a beautiful place!

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SOCCERWOW 10/28/2010 6:04PM

  Congratulations! Glove Bunnies, awesome fleece and a great day- Way to go!

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KAMAPERRY 10/28/2010 6:00PM

    YAH!!!!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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ADAMM9 10/28/2010 5:52PM

    Congratulations! Excellent work!

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ZORAHGAIL 10/28/2010 5:50PM

    Congrats & awesome pics!

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ELAOPET 10/28/2010 5:43PM

    A half marathon! MAN! CONGRATS AGAIN, IT'S QUITE SOMETHING!!!
I can run for 50 minutes or so and then I'm ready to go home. That's 6km in 50min! Slow as a snail but happy! emoticon
Hope to get faster and develop some strenght so I can one day do the same as you - and I hope!!! to have solved my gall bladder issue so I too can have some pizza! LOL

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CBAILEYC 10/28/2010 5:40PM

    Completely emoticon !
Thanks much for sharing - the pics are great, love the glove bunnies!
C~

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AMOHAME2 10/28/2010 5:36PM

    Great photos!! It really does look like you had perfect weather!

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ABSOLUTZER0 10/28/2010 5:36PM

    Thanks for sharing the pics bro! Like me, you pushed through the cramps! Why didn't you send me any hot wings? LOL!

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KILTGUY 10/28/2010 5:32PM

    Congratulations! Quite an accomplishment!! Boy, do I miss Michigan and probably haven't been to Mackinac in 25 years :(

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KT-NICHOLS-13 10/28/2010 5:32PM

    The look of Pride is priceless. Love the fleece jacket and the glove bunnies! Congrats on your success - you are amazing and inspiring. Come November 14 I'll be thinking of you and other SP peeps while I'm running my 2nd 5K.

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LOREENYK 10/28/2010 5:30PM

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Looks like it was a perfect day!

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LAGREBE 10/28/2010 5:25PM

    Congratulation! You look sooo happy! Way to go!

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