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Boston Triumph

On what was possibly, historically the most difficult day to run the Boston Marathon course, in record high temperatures, I ran in a personal best, by 3 minutes of 3:13.

I'll post a full race report later, but I must mention I was the 85th woman to finish the race today from a field of 10-12,000 women. Now that is something to feel amazing about.

Unfortunately I lost a very sentimental and valuable earring on the course and my iPhone. Two definite dampers. I will be unreachable for a time except through email.

It was a fantastic day. My legs aren't even sore!


Jessica said...

WAHOOO!!! I sent you a text message today congratulation you as I was receiving your updates. AMAZING! Rebecca- I am just thrilled and soo happy for you. Awesome, awesome!!! You rock sister.

Sara said...

That is such fantastic news Rebecca! Way to go on such a great race and a great finish. I will be anxious to hear more about it!

Brittney said...

You're amazing!!!!! Way to go! I'm so glad things went so well despite the awful conditions... Can't wait to read the full report! :)

HanksFam said...

That. is. amazing. You (and your family) must be so proud!

janice said...

As the representative of the Zoradi Family, I am pleased to say WE ARE AWED at you, your epic race, how ripped you looked before, during, and after the event AND how you let your readers come along for the journey without us having to train for it. Well done! We are excited to deliver the congratulatory hugs in person next month and marvel at your beautiful family. Love you.

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