Yes, I did it!
Finished Brussels 20K. My first race ever (except from the Icelandic 3K Kvinnalaupur I did in DC, where we were not allowed to run…). I’m really proud of myself.
Since this was the first time I ever ran 20K (I haven’t even done it while training), I was not sure what time to expect, everything between 2 hours and 2h30min – I actually ended up with 1h58 (number 11 396 out of 25 000)!
This was the song that got me over the finishing line, “Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa” by Vampire Weekend. Vampire Weekend was even mentioned in an op-ed in New York Times a few days ago, The Alpha Geeks (via AnneJJ on Twitter). Here is another Vampire Weekend goody, A-Punk.
My running group made our donation to this organization, Make a Wish foundation, that fulfill wishes for kids with life-threatening medical conditions.