Demetris C ran: My first marathon com...

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  • 26 miles
  • 04:17 time
  • 09:48 pace
  • 3339 calories
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  • 0 ft climb
  • 0 max hr
  • 0 avg hr
    • Currently /5 Effort.
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Marine Corps Marathon 26.2 mi 04:17 09:48 pace

My first marathon completed! I was on pace to finish under 4hours but my PF on both of my feet started acting up at mile 14. I had pain on my heel and burning sensation on both feet for the rest of the race. The last 4.2 miles felt like eternity but it is done!
Congrats to all the other DM friends that ran the race today!

  • Kyle B.
    Kyle B. Congrats
    Congrats:

    Great race! Way to push through to the finish!

    about 2 years ago

  • Diane S.
    Diane S. Congrats
    Congrats:

    Wow! Congrats Demetris! That sounds so super painful and yet you pounded out 12 miles w/ that agony! Damn!

    about 2 years ago

  • Danny W.
    Danny W.

    Woohoo!!! Congratulations!!! That is a great race for your first!!!

    about 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Christy M.
    Christy M.

    I knew you would do it!Congrats.Sorry about the pf though.

    about 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Ultrarunnergirl
    Ultrarunnergirl Congrats
    Congrats:

    HUGE CONGRATS!

    Now take the time to address the PF even if that means a total break from running. It can be run-career ending if you let it get bad -- I have friends who had it 2+ years. ART (active release therapy) was their salvation.

    about 2 years ago

  • Chris N.
    Chris N.

    Congratulations, Demetri! You still did great!

    about 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Tab
    Tab

    Congratulations on your first marathon!!!!! Sorry about the pain. You did freaking FABULOUSLY!!!!!

    about 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Paul F.
    Paul F.

    Simply incredible! You are now one of the few. Way to push through the pain.

    about 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Aristeidis
    Aristeidis Congrats
    Congrats:

    Many congrats Demetris for finishing your first Marathon. I wish you many many to come. Keep on running mate!!

    about 2 years ago

  • Miguel R.
    Miguel R.

    Great first marathon sir! You proved you are a true runner by running that many miles on pain, you have what it takes, CONGRATS!

    about 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Stu A.

    Way to go Demetris! Having a marathon under your belt is so special, isn't it? Well done

    about 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Ray J. Congrats
    Congrats:

    Congrats you MARATHON! Take care of the PF, I know how you feel, I have the same issues as well! Enjoy the medal and rest well!

    about 2 years ago

  • George S.
    George S.

    μπράβο Δημήτρη μου, υπέροχος, νασαι γερός και δυνατός!

    about 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Heather R.
    Heather R. You're an Inspiration
    You're an Inspiration:

    Congratulations Demetris! It was a great race - and I totally feel you on the last miles feeling like FOREVER.

    about 2 years ago

  • Zuzana C.
    Zuzana C. Great Performance
    Great Performance:

    congratulations on a great race, Marathoner:-)

    about 2 years ago

  • Michael N.
    Michael N. Congrats
    Congrats:

    you did awesome! You are now a Marathoner!

    about 2 years ago

  • Demetris C.
    Demetris C.

    Thank you everyone! It feels good to be a Marathoner! I appreciate all your support and motivation!

    about 2 years ago Like