I did something athletic

I've never won a medal, award, or trophy for doing anything athletic. But I got one this weekend at the end of the 5k run/walk at the Blue Nose International Marathon.

I got up early on Sunday morning to run/walk in the drizzle/rain. And I surprised myself with how well I did. I figured I'd be walking the whole thing, with maybe a little sprint at the end. But I ended up running a lot more than I thought I was capable of.

And, aside from some muscle pain, I feel just fine afterward.

Many thanks to Amanda for coming out to support me and cheer me on. I think I even surprised her!

Stats-wise, I finished 397th out of 548 participants, with a time of 38:55.9.

10k next year?


  1. Way to go Scott. All that walking you've been doing in Halifax has paid off.

    You look great in that picture btw..

  2. This is your first athletic award I think. Bravo!!!!


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