Here we are at mile 13, shortly before crossing the finish line. I was waving back at Jake who acting as my own personal cheerleading squad, was sitting in the grass and clapping for me:
Right after the race, Solinda and I posing with our finisher metals. I have to say I am so thankful that Solinda decided to do this with me because I am positive I wouldn't have been able to do all that training without someone to talk to and push me along the way. I have undoubtedly made a lifelong friend in her:
And nothing better than to have my favorite Valentines (along with the guy behind the camera of course) to congratulate me at the finish line:
Next up: I have decided to try and give this whole running thing a try. My goal is to be able to run a 5K by April 10th. But before I take on that endeavor, I am going to enjoy our time in San Diego and take a well-deserved break. And I would be remiss not to thank everyone for all their much appreciated support.