San Diego Fitness Diva

I know I’m a bit late with this race report, and by now many of you know the outcome of Eugene marathon…but I can still hardly believe it so I must say it again: I qualified for BOSTON!!!!

It’s safe to say this was the best race of my life. Everything didn’t go perfectly (it never does) but I handled each mishap along the way and crossed the finish line in 3 hours 32 minutes and 23 seconds – a significant PR from 3:49:30 last year at Surf City, and a big improvement from my first marathon time of 4:01:59 in 2011 at Rock n Roll San Diego.

(Grab a drink, readers. This post is going to be a long one! Race day is about halfway down.)

Pre-Race in Eugene, Oregon

Day 1 (Friday): On the first leg of my flight to Eugene, I wrote out my entire race day plan…

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