In “The Land of 10,000 Lakes”

For the past two weeks, I was in Minnesota visiting family and friends and enjoying the things about Minnesota that I miss so much!! Here's a quick recap of what I was up to during this time. After the marathon, I spent a few days with my sister. We had so much fun hanging out and catching up!! I wish I didn't live so far from her!! She lives in this gigantic house with four other girls. One evening I…

Before & After

There was so much to recap about the marathon itself, I didn't have time to include what went on before or afterward. And if you missed it, you can check out Grandma's Marathon recap here. My mom and I drove up to Duluth and arrived around 1:30 p.m. on Friday. We first drove some of the course so I knew what the terrain was like and how steep this Lemon Drop Hill was. I thought this hill was going to be…

Grandma’s Marathon Recap

Wow!! I knew the marathon would be hard, but my body was not expecting that!! I don't want to scare anyone from doing a marathon, but that had to be the most difficult race I've done so far!! But I did finish, and my New Year's resolution has been accomplished!! First off, I am sure most people want to know how I did, so here's a breakdown of my stats. My official (chip) time was 3:42.12. My average pace per…