Portland Marathon 2015

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My husband won the Portland Marathon! It was actually his third time accomplishing this feat, but  my first time getting to be there to see it. In fact, get this – this was our first time EVER flying together! What?

Really sweet interview/news article in the Oregonian!


It was a great (albeit quick) trip; we really enjoyed Portland. On Saturday we did a little shakeout together – we ran out 3 miles together, he turned around to keep it an easy 6, and I kept going to do a little over 12. Trails for DAYZ! I don’t get to do trail runs very often, this was a special treat.

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Race morning was fun, we warmed up about a mile and a half together, then I had to hang back while he entered the start area.

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Once the gun went off, I jogged around the course to see him at mile 1.5, 5.5, 11 and then headed back to the finish area.

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They didn’t want to let me into the finish area at first, but I happened to find the race finish area director and pleaded my case. He let me in! I really wanted to be able to get pictures of the finish.

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He won the race (3 peat!!) in 2:28:29 (5:45 pace). Lol, not a great time for him, but hot dang, HE WON A MARATHON!

So thankful I got to come on this trip, enjoy quality rest time, get in a great run and enjoy some serious #proudwifey moments.

Wholeheartedly,
❤ Heather

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