Thanks for all the warm wishes. It went really well. It hurt like hell and I felt like giving up so many times, but I drew from the strength I've gathered from you all.

Before the start, I was telling someone it is a 7,000 foot gain in elevation, and about 3 runners yelled "7,815!" And you know what? That last 815 feet was BRUTAL, so I'll never make that mistake again.

My body is a wreck right now, but my mind and heart are soaring!

Dan

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"You should listen to your heart, and not the voices in your head."

Marge Simpson