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  1. AWESOME! Way to go!! What a great first half marathon time…you should be proud! How fun that you did it with a group of friends, too.

  2. your lululemon headband is like a glowing beacon of light in all the pictures! LOVE it.

    congratulations, girrrrl! there is seriously NOTHING like finishing your big distance race. a stunning time, too.

    rhode island love!

  3. awesome job! so glad you had such a wonderful experience for your first half! I remember last time–it almost made me cry what happened to you! have you caught the race bug now?? πŸ˜‰

  4. congratulations Sabrina!!! You did wonderfully and are a great inspiration! Plus it sounds like you had an absolute blast! πŸ™‚

  5. congrats lady! i am so super happy for you (and super proud of you for going out there and rocking it!) πŸ™‚

  6. Congratulations! You should be proud because you did a great job and you hosted a great party after!

  7. Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!! I keep thinking about my first half marathon and what I could have done to finish it but I don’t remember what happened. I had 0.6 miles to the finish line when I walked off and blacked out!!! Maybe if I kept repeating over and over in my head the distance left it would have made the difference. I’ll never know. I am so proud of you for finishing, even though it got tough!!! I can’t wait to actually complete a half marathon one day πŸ˜€
    Congrats to PB too (I’m guessing he finished πŸ™‚ )

  8. Congrats on your run- sounds like such a fun race with great company!

  9. Great Job!!! You are awesome.

    Oh, and you and all your friends are amazing looking πŸ™‚

  10. Congratulations! So inspiring!

  11. so ridiculously happy for you! i’ve been dying to read your recap!!! you are AMAZING

  12. CONGRATS to you and pb πŸ™‚ yay!!!!!

  13. CONGRATS!! That was such an exciting race cap πŸ™‚ You did great !! I am so proud!

  14. Congrats Sabrina! Love the Rhodey Girl tights. You’re like a superhero! I’m running the Cox Rhode Race half marathon in May here in Providence and this was total motivation for it! I’m really nervous (to say the least) but so excited!

  15. Great recap! Again, SO happy for you. You rocked it. Congrats!!!!

  16. congrats!! love the recap!

  17. WAY TO GO!!! Congrats to all of you – that’s a huge accomplishment!

  18. Congratulations!! That is an awesome finish time! Wish I could have been there with you! And funny, I bought the blue version of the headband to wear when we were planning on running it!

  19. RAZ

    So proud of you! Congrats!

  20. Congrats!!!! And awesome time! I actually did the same thing when I ran the ING Half in Philly in September, ended up running about 13.25 due to the curves. I was sooooo annoyed when my Garmin hit 13.1 and I wasn’t done yet. I just kept thinking, “WTF, I AM done!” Haha. But, your time is amazing and what a great experience to share with your hubs! Congrats!

  21. Congratulations S! I am soooo very proud of you!

  22. congrats! that’s a wonderful time and accomplishment. love those pants!

  23. AMAZING job girl, i am soooooo proud of you!!! you totally rocked that race πŸ™‚ i hope you are still enjoying the post race high πŸ™‚

  24. Congrats!!! What an accomplishment. I would be flying high if I were you! I love your pants, btw!

  25. pupfiction

    So proud of you and Sarah! You guys are amazing. Maybe some day I can join you!

  26. Hi Sabrina,

    Congrats on your race! I actually ran my first half-marathon that same day!I just found your blog through some of the other healthy living blogs, and I’m really enjoying it.

    My husband and I just moved to Altoona, PA this past summer…I’m starting to dread the PA winter…is it really as bad as people say? Do you plan on keeping up your outside running during the winter months, or is that just impossible?

    You can check my blog out if you get a chance:

    Congrats again on the great race!

  27. ALD

    Amazing! Great job! I hope your after-party was a blast too!

  28. So proud of you Sabrina. Way to go!!

  29. Congrats!! You made such great time and even though you had some challenging moments it looks like you had the most amazing time. Enjoy the high!

  30. Congrats, Sabrina! I loved reading your recap – so inspiring! Good for you for hanging in there and finishing strong! I hope to run Philly next year!

  31. Congratulations! Love the race recap. Thank you for sharing!

  32. you are an inspiration to us all. congrats lady! xoxo

  33. MizFit

    Ive been watching your tweets and am SO SO IN AWE!!!

    and nervousexcited for mine πŸ™‚

  34. OH WOW SABRINA! Congratulations! You guys did an amazing job and managed to look hot doing it (helloooooooooooooo PhillyBoy)!!!!!!!!! The sidewalk running/weaving sounds so fun πŸ™‚ What an awesome experience for you all. Have a happy Thanksgiving πŸ™‚


  36. congrats Sabrina! thanks so much for the race recap! I love how you manage to still look geourgous afterwards!

  37. CONGRATULATIONS! I can’t believe you took pictures while running, haha! I can barely even function!

    – Alison

  38. Sabrina I still cannot get over how amazing your times were! And let me just tell you when I did the Providence half that last mile was hell for me too!! I think I did what you described as the “shuffle” about every 20 yards hahaha and I also agree with you about listening to the people cheering and the music playing outside as opposed to your ipod. Gah, I am so excited for you!

  39. Lynne

    I am so proud of you! I am happy to see you finished and there were no accidents!! It seems like just yesterday we were talking about the Providence Half Marathon.

  40. Congrats! You rocked that half! πŸ˜€ I love your letters…too bad they didn’t stick.

  41. What a great time! Sounds like you rocked it! I did my first half marathon a few months ago, there is nothing like that high of finishing your first long distance race….enjoy every minute of it! When’s your next one? πŸ˜‰

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