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Pittsburgh Marathon – The Last 13.1

The second half of the Pittsburgh Marathon saw me with the 5:30 pace group. This time would still be a PR for me so I was okay with being here. I spent some of the time chatting with a pregnant woman who was talking about roller derby. I overheard her talking about teams from Central… Continue reading Pittsburgh Marathon – The Last 13.1

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Pittsburgh Marathon – First 13.1

The race itself is recapped in this post and the next as I am wordy. All race photos were taken by my kids (either my daughter or my son). Most were taken in Bloomfield , between miles 22 and 23. Being in the last corral – or even in the corral in front of me,… Continue reading Pittsburgh Marathon – First 13.1

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Wineglass Marathon – Race Recap II: The Actual Race

Sunday morning dawned – actually pre-dawn – wet and cold. A quick check of the weather web site indicated it was 41F and raining at the start line. Better yet, the wind chill was 36F. Now came the big decisions. Keep the short sleeve shirt? Hope the rain will end? Wear a jacket? I put… Continue reading Wineglass Marathon – Race Recap II: The Actual Race