Monthly Archives: October 2011

26.2 Miles to Victory!

2011 PDX Marathon Finisher Shirt

I got me one of these!!

I did it! Sunday October 9th I ran in the 40th annual Portland Marathon, and I finished in 3 hours and 32 minutes: A wonderful time for a first marathon if I do say so myself. Things went far from perfectly, but it was a resounding success any way I look at it.   The whole story of the weekend is below the break. Continue reading