I'm back baby! I FINALLY have a new half marathon PB!

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Postby fe.RMT » Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:04 pm

QuickChick wrote:
JSmitty wrote:I was standing with Terry just before the 18k marker. You looked very focused and I also noticed that you were around 1:30 and had a great chance for 1:45. Glad it worked out.
Great PB!!!
BTW, nice pink top...your pink looked much better than the guy? we saw wearing a skirt with a bulge in the front. EWWWW!!!. Ask Terry, she saw him twice.


EWWW!!! Was he ahead of me?


He was doing the full. My retinas are still burning. I saw him THREE TIMES: once on my way from my place, once at the corner where we saw you (where the course splits) and then coming into the finish...... I'm pretty sure he was either a drag queen or a transvestite. While I'm sure he/she was trying to look their best sometimes a little bit of coverage goes a long way.

ETA: Lisa, don't feel bad about ewwwwwws ...... if it were a woman I would be saying the same thing.
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Postby MoeMan » Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:07 pm

Congrats Lisa !!


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Postby Ed Fizz » Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:09 pm

Awesome run QC!!! Congrats on the PB. :D

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Postby Jo-Jo » Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:27 pm

AirForceRunner wrote:Absolutely love the internal trash-talking trick. I may just adopt that. :D
Heck of a race, heck of a time!!


Yep...Rick took the words out of my mouth.
Mind you...Rick has not had the pleasure of meeting you yet and seeing what a little fashionista you are...I could so totally picture you and your fashion trash talk during your race.

Lisa...you totally Rock...mind you...you've always Rocked in my books.
I can hardly wait to see you at PEC and hear about this race first hand...heck...I'm buying you a beer at the M&G :D :D
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Postby pts » Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:36 pm

CONGRATS LISA! I knew it would "all come back" in time, and here you are- faster than ever!

Now go celebrate!

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Postby Nicholas » Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:53 pm

Way to go, Lisa!!! A nice PB when you least expected it...gotta love it. Congrats.....
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Postby runningman » Sun Sep 28, 2008 3:08 pm

Nice run Lisa! Looks like you learned a tonne from this race and your training going into it.

What a race to help you get your enthusiasm back. Congrats! You are moving toward that BQ for sure.
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Postby La » Sun Sep 28, 2008 3:12 pm

W00t!! Awesome day for you!! Congrats!
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Postby DougG » Sun Sep 28, 2008 3:23 pm

Congratulations QC. Great race! :D
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Postby scrumhalfgirl » Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:19 pm

congratulations!!!!!!!!! that is a great PB! so well deserved!
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Postby a-slow-5 » Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:24 pm

Congrats on a great race Lisa. It's been a long time coming, you've worked hard, you SO deserve it! Good luck in Ajax.
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Postby Ken B » Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:26 pm

Congratulations , Lisa.

You could trash talk and pass me anytime except you will never be behind me in the first place.!!

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Postby दिवंगत » Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:27 pm

Congrats Lisa; you've had a tough road to haul on your comeback and this result is the reward for your hard work. Well done! :D

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Postby Irongirl » Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:29 pm

way to go Lisa!

The no pressure part probably played a big role in your PB - heck, I didn't even know that you were racing today....normally, your week leading up to a race is filled with stressful posts. ;)
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Postby 5km » Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:30 pm

Congratulations on the PB! Well done!

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Postby Jwolf » Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:44 pm

Right on, Lisa! I'm so happy for you.
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Postby HCcD » Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:54 pm

Congrats on an awesome race and PB, Lisa ... :P
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Postby Jogger Barbie » Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:55 pm

Congrats - a PB in a comeback race is a major bonus and all the excitement really shines through your report! I'm glad you had such a great day -and enjoy the anniversary celebrations as well :)
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Postby JacSprat » Sun Sep 28, 2008 5:32 pm

Awesome awesome job :!: Congratulations :clap: :clap:
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Postby Lonerunner » Sun Sep 28, 2008 6:31 pm

Congrats on the new PB!!
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Postby ilee » Sun Sep 28, 2008 6:57 pm

Great job on the new PB!

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Postby scottp » Sun Sep 28, 2008 7:38 pm

Nice race - thanks for the report!

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Postby UltraQueenga » Sun Sep 28, 2008 9:33 pm

Welcome back, QC!! What an awesome way to get back into racing! :lol: Congrats on the PB!!
The no-pressure attitude definitely helps and of course the fact that you've trained hard. Nicely done!
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Postby mcshame » Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:21 am

Great stuff Lisa. Internal trash talk can work wonders! Congrats on the big PB

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Postby Strider » Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:32 am

Wow - what a great race. Congrats on the very speedy 1/2. You'll be able to go sub-1:45 easy. Nicely done and a great report too. Welcome back :)
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