>> Thursday, January 31, 2008
Here are my official results from the St. Paul Winter Carnival Half Marathon this past weekend:
Total Time: 1:29:48
Place: 71 out of 1209
(earlier in the week, my time was listed as 1:29:13, which was a 6:49 pace, and I had placed 70th, so something just changed...)
And here are some more photos:
Dreary, foggy, snowy day
Out of the starting gates
The photo Jenny took of me around mile 8.
I was just starting my kick, but I was smiling!
Elevation chart of the out-and-back race.
Notice the sharp downhill at the start that
was KILLER on the way back up
People mingling, people playing games
The most random assortment of people playing Catch Phrase
The kitchen at the end of the night with
3 empty pots of chili on the stove
The “goodies” corner, completely ransacked
On Monday, 2 days after the half marathon, the blood blister on my foot didn’t look any different, so I figured I should pop it. I started by peeling back some of the upper blister in order to expose the blood blister beneath: