Sunday, October 15, 2006

Columbus marathon update


I wanted to send a quick update on my marathon run today. I am very glad to say I finished in qualifing time for the Boston marathon. My qualifing time is 3:30:0 but I finished todays marathon in 3:03:03. Whoohoo!! I am very happy to finsh 27 minutes ahead of the time I ran 11 years ago in Columbus.

Overall place: 109
Age Division: 7/264
Male: 104/2254
Overall time: 3:03:03

To be continued...

21 comments:

BuckeyeRunner said...

Holy Cow!!! That is awesome!!!!! Way to crush your old time...You're Boston bound now! Congratulations. Enjoy the rest of your evening. Hope you have a nice hot meal to look forward to! Congrats!

JeffM said...

Great time and 109 overall, that's amazing!!

Jodi said...

Great run! All your hard work paid off.

:)

Jodi

Anonymous said...

WOW! excellent PL!!!! i knew you'd do well you are so fast, but to BQ is just so impressive, and to PR that race is just way cool. congratulations! thanks for the "quick update" i've been wondering!

Lloyd said...

SWEET!

I'm glad you wrote your name so big on your bib. I found you right away. Way to hang tough today.

TriSaraTops said...

SMOKIN' FAST! Congratulations! Excited that you're headed to Beantown! :)

E-Speed said...

Congrats Lou! You ran a gutsy race! I am very proud!

JenC said...

Congratulations Lou! That is incredible!

Brian said...

Boston bound!! Congratulations Lou! Your story has really inspired me this past training season!

Pixie said...

WOW!!! That is awesome! Congratulations on an great race!

Eric said...

Awesome race time. I'd like to be around that next year for a fall marathon.

Boston bound.

Cliff said...

You could have stop before the finish line, take a nap and still qualify for boston :)

Congrats..

Matt Collister said...

Lou, Congrats on your BQ. What a smokin' time!

Kim said...

WOW!! What a great race time!!! Congrats on that huge PR and what a nice BQ!!!!!!

Paul said...

Strong. Way to go!

qcmier said...

Way to go!!! Hope to catch you on a few easy runs in the next few weeks. And maybe some of your speed will rub off on me.

Curly Su said...

I checked on you Sunday afternoon--HUGE congrats!

jessie_tri_mn said...

Fantastic race!!!

A big Congrats! looking forward to the full report.

Lana said...

That is totally AWESOME!!! You'll have to give us a rundown on how you feel about the FIRST plan now that your marathon is finished.

DaisyDuc said...

You kicked some major bootie! You continue to amaze and inspire me!

Deb said...

That is insane!!!! I'm in awe...