I did it.

June 14, 2014

I have 1,000,000 thoughts about today and I don’t really even know where to start but I do have one really important thing to say.

Thanks Sissy.

I saw her at mile 20.5 and just hugged her and cried for at least a minute telling her how I couldn’t finish (not because of my injury but for a few things I will tell you about later).

She looked at me and then said, ‘Let’s do this.’

She ran from 20.5-26.2 side by side with me.  In flip flops and jeans.

My new favorite memory ever with her.

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See you soon Boston 2015.

Nancy June 16, 2014 at 5:10 pm

I got goosebumps reading your (new) recaps from the marathon.

I’ll be at Boston 2015 too, except I won’t be running it (I’m slow. I don’t like distance). But my husband, me, and his family will be there!!!

MAYBE I WILL GET TO MEET YOU #ImBeingCreepAgain #Sorry


Julie June 16, 2014 at 5:56 pm

This gave me the chills. BEAUTIFUL.


Kelly June 16, 2014 at 9:19 pm

Congrats lady, this is amazing!


Marcie June 17, 2014 at 7:11 am

Man that moves me to tears. A sister who would do that is most certainly a treasure.


Lori Connors June 18, 2014 at 9:21 am

Aww….what an awesome sister you have! Congratulations!!


Amanda @ Diary of a Semi-Health Nut June 18, 2014 at 1:23 pm

Oh my gosh congrats, girl!! And running in Boston will be lower elevation right?? Advantage: YOU! (Man that Utah elevation almost killed me at Blend!)


Lauren June 19, 2014 at 6:31 am

Awesome! Sisters are the best!


Erika June 21, 2014 at 11:53 am

Oh my goodness, that makes me want to cry! Congrats on finishing! Your sister is quite awesome :-)


Lola June 23, 2014 at 3:11 pm

I just teared up. this is amazing. congratulations–what an amazing feat.


Karen Loves to Run (@karenlovestorun) June 27, 2014 at 6:55 pm

Just catching up on your marathon excitement!
This brought me to tears, what an amazing sister you have!
Karen @karenlovestorun


Heidi July 3, 2014 at 10:23 pm

I won’t lie…sometimes I hate read your blog because I’m someone who runs but is not a runner in my heart so I’m jealous. But this brought me to tears. Sisters are the best


Patrick J September 23, 2014 at 7:56 am

5.7 miles in flip-flops??? That’s Gangsta!!! She’s my Shero!!!


Brandi December 29, 2014 at 7:09 pm

My SIL and I were just talking about this at Christmas! We both love this story – congrats on your big finish. And to your sister for her amazing supporting role!


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