I did it!
– My ultimate running dream and 5th 42km: ING NYC Marathon –
My New York City Marathon was the slowest 42k I ever ran. Unofficial time was 4:56:38, a far cry from what I had hoped and trained for. I thought I was ready, but as it is with marathons (and in life) things don’t always go your way. I was in a lot of pain during the last 12k thanks to ITBS plus what felt like a frozen hip and inner thighs.
But, I’m still on cloud 9! It was an unbelievable and unforgettable experience. I am still in awe of the 2.6 million New Yorkers who stepped out of their homes and yelled their lungs out to cheer us on. Thank you so much New York!
I loved every bit of the race despite my disappointing performance. I’ll get over it. More than anything, it was a great experience that I’ll always remember.
More detailed story of my marathon after I get some rest.