W

Water!

>Water, water, everywhere!

T

Two

>Moving along nicely.

O

One

>A voyage of 13.1 miles begins with a single mile.

I

I’m Feeling Good, Feeling Good All The Time Now!

>Scientists say that a smile, even if you don't want to, makes you feel better.

G

Good Morning!

>It's always great to see the folks come out and support us.

O
H

Here We Go!

>The race started promptly at 6:30am.

S

Start Slow, Then Surge, I Hope

>I lined up at the 13-minute mile starting area. And that's about the pace I held at the end of the race. At the beginning, though, I was doing 9 and 10-minute miles.

F

Five Minutes To Go!

>Many of us were running late because the geniuses that organized the event asked people to exit I-70 at Route 144. Well, the police closed that exit for the marathon. So you had hundreds, if not thousands, of people navigating through Frederick, trying to get to the race on time. Lots and lots of runners ...