i finished. in the top third of my age division. i ran 3:57:35. my goal was 4 hours. i will never run a marathon again.
it was pretty brutal. i stopped to use the porta-potty once just so I could sit down for a few seconds. My stomach hurt a lot during the race and I felt like I was going so slow. i threw up massive amounts of gatorade near the end (even though I only drank water during the whole course). I threw up a mile from the finish line and i actually threw up a few feet from the finish line and threw up a foot after the finish line. the last 3 miles were the worst. Luckily, I had jared, my mom and brenna there to help me get through it. I'm glad I did it but i don't think I ever want to do it again.
it hurts to move. so much.