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Peaks Island 5 Miler


Monday, July 28, 2014

It wasn't pretty and no PR for sure.

What a beautiful race though. Gorgeous day on Saturday and we brought our bikes with us on the ferry.

Ferry ride from Portland to Peaks complete with seal sightings!

We got our bibs - 4 of us running and my son as spectator. and our shirts and were ready to race @ 10:30 ...Hot and hilly !!!!1 Fabulous views of the rocky coastline in Maine. - complete with lighthouses (of course IT'S Maine!)........The scent of the wild roses and the clean ocean air ...fabulous!

The best part - MY injury did not hurt and I did not walk once! Of course I was Adviled and taped and iced before the race.. but I was SOOOO sick of having signed up for races and not running them!

Even though my time was NOT even close to anything I would be pleased with I managed to get 3rd in my age group. but the real prize is I am back running; the times will get better with proper training!
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TERI-RIFIC 8/1/2014 7:25AM

    Why do I always think islands will be flat? When I read Peak's Island I thought cool - then I read hot and hilly - not so much. Off the list.

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LEWILL1982 7/31/2014 1:34PM

    I just saw this post. Congrats, glad you are feeling better. Not every race has to be a PR, we were talking about this morning after our run. Sometimes the victory is getting out there. There are races for fun and there are races that have goals attached. Good job! :-)

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CHANGINGHORSES 7/30/2014 8:17PM

    That is super news! Way to go! It really stinks when you want to run so bad and can't. Happy for you!

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KAYLEESMEME 7/28/2014 8:54PM

    Congratulations!!!

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MUFFIY831 7/28/2014 4:14PM

    3rd in your age group is awesome! Congratulations!

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COOP9002 7/28/2014 1:18PM

    Great job on your race, and glad that it turned out to be a positive experience.

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MAINEALI 7/28/2014 12:14PM

    Congratulations on running the race!

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