sub-4, baby!!!

quickie post since I need to head out to the Flyers’ post-marathon party…but I leave you with this…

5K-27:40 (8:55 pace)
10K-54:52 (8:50 pace)
15K-1:23:08 (8:56 pace)
20K-1:51:51 (9:00 pace)
Half marathon-1:58:02 (9:00 pace)
25K-2:20:54 (9:04 pace)
30K-2:48:50 (9:03 pace)
35K-3:17:38 (9:05 pace)
40K-3:46:28 (9:07 pace)

Finish-3:58:26 (9:06 pace)

ok, not the smartest run race in the world 🙂 , but a 2 minute positive split really isn’t so bad considering the second half is tougher and i took a fall in mile 14…but had a very strong last couple of miles.

full report to hopefully come before I have to go back to work on Wednesday!! And congrats to everyone else who ran today!! And many thanks to the spectators and volunteers 🙂

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19 thoughts on “sub-4, baby!!!

  1. WOOHOO!! sub 4!!! i was disappointed that the nyc site wouldnt let me track you (either that or i just couldnt navigate it well enough to find where i could!) so i am glad you posted before partying!!way to GO!!

  2. YOU ROCKED NYC!! Congrats Lara!!-Andrea

  3. I knew you would! Yeah!

  4. Way to go!Congratulations!

  5. WOW…this is a First Marathon??Definitely a glimpse of greater things to come. So well deserved. Congratulations!

  6. Congratulations! I’m so glad to hear that your hard work paid off!

  7. Job well done! Can’t wait for the full report. Have a great recovery.

  8. AWESOME! This must be a great feeling. Congratulations!

  9. Yay! Congratulations on a dream come true!

  10. What do you mean, not the smartest race? Those splits look perfectly ok to me, you did really well to hang on to the pace towards the end.Well Done, marathoner.

  11. You looked pretty happy as you passed us around mile 19:) Congratulations!

  12. congratulations!!!

  13. Very well done! Looking forward to the full report.

  14. Excellent!! What an awesome feeling! A sub-four on your 1st! And you’re just getting started. Enjoy the post-marathon feeling–it’s the best!!

  15. Congratulations on a wonderful first marathon. May it be the first of many to come.

  16. Are you kidding?? Those are awesome splits. I think you ran a very, very smart race and a two minute positive split in New York is pretty close to ideal. COngratulations…you done good, girl!

  17. Good job! I knew you could do it!Nice to see you right after the finish, in such good spirits, too. Now we just have to get you to Boston!!!Congrats again!

  18. Thank you everyone!!This is gonna be one helluva tough race report to write. I just don’t know how words can sum up the experience…Thomas/Chelle-I guess the only thing “not smart” I did was a few miles too fast in Brooklyn-as shown by my fast 10K split. But it didn’t hurt me at all in the end, so it’s all good 😀

  19. There’s an obvious joke I could make about this photo but I won’t do it… CONGRATS AGAIN!!!(linking to the jpeg so no names are visible)

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