Monday, December 21, 2009

My First 1/2 Marathon!





Hello Everyone!!!
So, this is my first real post on my blog! I didn't even know what a blog was until a little while ago. I heard someone use the word when I got home from my mission in May, and I was like, "What in the heck is that, a blog?" I now realize that I am one of the only people that I know that doesn't have their own, "blog," so my dear friend, Skye, decided to get me updated with the times, and set one up for me! Thanks Skye! :) I am no longer a blogging virgin!

Alright, so on September 5th, in Spanish Fork, UT, I ran my first 1/2 marathon! I had been training all summer and was super excited for it. I ended up doing way better than I thought and got 3rd in my age group, the female 20-24 year olds. My finishing time was 1 hour and 50 minutes! I got a medal to wear around my neck! It was pretty fun. I did 8.5 minute miles! It is amazing when you are in the moment how much adrenaline you have!

6 comments:

  1. Mikelle you are gonna love BYUH. I just graduated from there and it is wonderful! Keep me updated on all your adventures!

    XOXO Kirsi

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  2. That's awesome! I'm so glad to have a way to keep up with you when you head to Hawaii! Congrats on the big move! Love you :)

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  3. YAY! You have a blog!!!! I'm so glad! And you're going to HAWAII!?!?! So jealous!!!!! You'll have a blast! I am so excited for you!!! Hopefully we can see eachother in a few days or so after Christmas. Love you Kellyo!

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  4. Check you out in your little running skirt. You hot little runner. You totally owned that race! I'm very proud of you. Now we have to do one together! Yay!

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  5. Fun to see you joined the blog world! Definitely find me on here too. Even though I'm the worst at updating it. :) Hope you're doing well, I'm excited to see all of your hawaii adventures. I have a cousin there, Shelby Nielsen, in case you see her! :)

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