Doonst finally runs a marathon

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Postby getfit » Tue May 29, 2007 6:25 pm

Well done Doonst :D I was one of those people that couldn't believe this was your first marathon :oops: You just look like such a natural out there!!! Congratulations Marathoner !!!
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Postby holymoly » Tue May 29, 2007 6:39 pm

Awesome race and results! Congratulations!
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Postby drghfx » Tue May 29, 2007 6:52 pm

Great job Sheldon! CONGRATULATIONS!
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Postby barebuns1 » Wed May 30, 2007 5:46 am

Well done on nailing your first Marathon.
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Postby pts » Wed May 30, 2007 6:26 am

Congratulations Sheldon!!

A very smart and well planned race, you just ran the PERFECT first marathon- i am impressed! :D :D

Oh, and great pic, looks like Bud wanted to run with you!
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Postby BJH » Wed May 30, 2007 6:46 am

Wow Sheldon. Great report and textbook race - How to Run a Marathon, by Doonst. Congrats!
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Postby RA. » Wed May 30, 2007 7:05 am

Great job, Sheldon! You really seemed to have it all together! Congrats!
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Postby waynerdog » Wed May 30, 2007 9:01 am

Well done, MARATHONER! It was good chatting with you at the M&G on Sunday evening.

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Postby kpoire » Wed May 30, 2007 10:13 pm

Congrats you marathoner. It was awesome that you had so many family there to cheer you on. Great time.

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Postby Iron-North » Thu May 31, 2007 5:52 am

Funny that we waved just before the start of your marathon and it was first ever time we see each other in person! We RM have this connection :wink:
Congrats on your first marathon! Really i was surprised to know it was your first! :D
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Postby LadyV » Thu May 31, 2007 10:11 am

Congratulations on this fantastic first time!
I had no idea this was your first marathon - I read a lot of your posts on this forum and learn a lot from them.
It is interesting to note that running other races and other distances prior to a marathon distance prepares you well for the marathon distance (I did the other way around :roll: )
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Postby q » Thu May 31, 2007 4:18 pm

Another fantastic first marathon time!

Well done Sheldon! That is awesome!
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Postby Lightning » Thu May 31, 2007 9:33 pm


You are super-speedy! Thanks for the detailed report. I certainly smell a Boston Qualifier time in the fall (or is that the smell of my own jealousy??????)

Anyway, great time and nice seeing you as always at the Meet and Greet.

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Postby AlfiefromPickering » Sat Jun 02, 2007 7:28 am

Congratulations a bit too late Sheldon. Thanks for the encouragement I got from you in the middle of the run.
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Postby Stephan » Sat Jun 02, 2007 8:38 am

That is sooooo awsome Sheldon!!!! Well done!!! I almost hate the fact that you did not suffer for 6 miles.......goes to show that you are a smart runner!!!!

Proud of ya!!!

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Postby turd ferguson » Mon Jun 04, 2007 1:35 am

Well done Sheldon!
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