26 Oct '13, 5pm

@healthyhappier @50by25 @MilePosts Oh yes, the one time I ran a marathon in a monsoon

@healthyhappier @50by25 @MilePosts Oh yes, the one time I ran a marathon in a monsoon

We got to mile 10 and I knew it was only a little bit more until the half way point. So we chugged along. I felt much better this race than last year and knew that the half way mark was right around the corner. Tara and I kept pushing each other and just thinking about being half way done. Every time I heard Claude beeping because a mile was passed I knew it was one mile marker closer to our goal, the finish! We got to mile 14 and we ate again. At mile 18 we decided to head under an awning for a second because I wanted to take a salt tab. I knew that the salt pills would be ruined in the rain and I wanted to keep them safe just in case I needed to take one more later on during the race. Once we were under an awning it literally started POURING. There were about 10 times during the race when I thought it might actually be hailing because the rain hurt it was coming down so ...

Full article: http://chicrunner.com/2011/03/la-marathon-2011-race-report/

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