I’m sore today – both heels (I know I need new shoes) and the left IT band. I felt that begin to have a problem right after the 10-mile mark in the half marathon yesterday, but not bad enough to stop. Actually, I don’t think anything short of breaking an ankle would have made me stop by that point.

I was extremely pleased with my time, the weather, how I kept up the 3 minute walk/2 minute run intervals the entire way. And the medal’s nice, it’s hanging with the other one on my dresser.

Final time: 3:05:02. Very happy – that was a full 10 minutes faster than I’d anticipated given the best conditions.

Next: the Boulder Backroads Half Marathon. And tomorrow, a 20-minute run if it feels good.