50 Miles

Today I ran 50 miles and I have a new jacket to prove it.

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It was such an amazing day, my face might be the most tired from all the smiling I have done today.  I am not sure how I will capture it all in words, but I will try… I have so many things to tell you all!  Not tonight though, this body is tired.

Today wouldn’t have been half as amazing without the support from my amazing crew.

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Seriously they are the best.

You know who else is the best?  YOU GUYS.  From blog comments, to emails, to tweets, to facebook posts… I was overwhelmed with love, support and cheers today. 

Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you.

I will be back soon with a race report!

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37 Responses to 50 Miles

  1. Sandy April 7, 2012 at 9:12 pm #

    Congratulations on a huge accomplishment! I can’t wait to hear all about it! Get some rest!!

  2. Carrie April 7, 2012 at 9:21 pm #

    Yay! I can’t wait to hear all about it!

  3. Steve April 7, 2012 at 9:25 pm #

    Aron,

    It was great meeting you today after following your training blog from the start of your AR training. Congratulations on a fantastic race.

  4. Lauren @ Sassy Molassy April 7, 2012 at 9:26 pm #

    You did it!!

  5. Allen (notthatlucas) April 7, 2012 at 9:29 pm #

    I love the signs! You were awesome and so was your crew. So cool!

  6. Alyssa April 7, 2012 at 9:32 pm #

    So proud of you, friend! I was rooting for you alllll day today! :) <3

  7. Nelly April 7, 2012 at 10:09 pm #

    Congrats, that is amazing! What an experience crossing the final line of a race that long!

  8. XLMIC April 7, 2012 at 10:22 pm #

    Really incredible…you are :)

    Way to do it, Aron! Congratulations!

  9. Rachel April 7, 2012 at 10:38 pm #

    CONGRATS GIRL!!! something came up this morning and i couldn’t make it out but i was following along and thinking about you all day. so glad to hear you had a wonderful experience – i can’t wait to hear the details! you totally deserved this with all the hard work these past several months. make sure you do something fun to celebrate this amazing accomplishment!

  10. Kerrie T. April 7, 2012 at 11:23 pm #

    Can’t wait to hear more about it! Congratulations! What an accomplishment! Now, hope you are sleeping and eating a lot!

  11. Tim April 8, 2012 at 12:12 am #

    Awesome! Great going! What a great accomplishment!

  12. Ali April 8, 2012 at 3:34 am #

    Absolutely incredible, Aron. CONGRATULATIONS! There was never a single doubt in my mind about you dominating the shit out of this race. It’s so rewarding to watch someone train so passionately for something, and your dedication and commitment to this goal was admirable and inspiring. Can’t wait to read all the sweaty details. CELEBRATE!

    • Ali April 8, 2012 at 3:39 am #

      Also I’d like a “Team Aron” shirt. Not exclusively for races and spectating. Just in life, I think it’s something I should have. Page, a little help?

  13. Pati April 8, 2012 at 3:35 am #

    Congratulations Aron. What an inspiration you are! :)

  14. Carly April 8, 2012 at 4:19 am #

    Congratulations!!! I’m so happy for you and I can’t wait to read all the details :) rest up!

  15. Marlene April 8, 2012 at 4:27 am #

    Woooooooooohoooooooooooooooooo! I was thinking about you all day long and constantly checking for updates. Congratulations!!!!!!!! Hope you got some sleep.

  16. Christine April 8, 2012 at 4:32 am #

    Yeah, you did it! I was stalking twitter all day long and I’m so happy you had such a great race!!! Can’t wait for the race report!

  17. Kelly April 8, 2012 at 6:09 am #

    Congratulations, Aron! I’m in awe of your accomplishment and of all your amazing training leading up to this. You are a complete rock star. Hope you’re feeling good today! :)

  18. deepsouthrunner April 8, 2012 at 6:20 am #

    Yay!!! So many “congrats”!!

  19. Lisa April 8, 2012 at 6:30 am #

    congratulations!

  20. Amy April 8, 2012 at 6:39 am #

    Congratulations, Aron! What an accomplishment!

  21. Cynthia April 8, 2012 at 7:16 am #

    CONGRATULATIONS!! I totally admit to checking in on Page’s twitter and the AR50 results page throughout the day yesterday, but alas, as I live in London I had to get to sleep before you where done…so I was very excited to see this update today! As Ali posted above, there was never any doubt in my mind that you would complete this, with such diligent training as you’ve put in. CONGRATS!

  22. Audrey April 8, 2012 at 7:47 am #

    Congrats Aron! Can’t wait to hear all about it – what an amazing journey. Keep smiling!

  23. kristen April 8, 2012 at 7:50 am #

    For a minute there I thought this was going to be the race report. Glad your taking some time for some well deserved rest first!! Could not be happier for you and your accomplishment girl. So proud!! Congratulations.

  24. Betsy April 8, 2012 at 8:14 am #

    Amazing ,congrats!!!!

  25. Sarah April 8, 2012 at 9:32 am #

    Congrats, Aron! Looking forward to hearing about your race! So happy for you!

  26. Erica April 8, 2012 at 10:00 am #

    Congrats on the Big 50! What an amazing accomplishment.

  27. shelly April 8, 2012 at 12:52 pm #

    Of course the stalking continues as I wait for your race report. Congratulations on another big milestone. Enjoy your Easter.

  28. Rena April 8, 2012 at 3:07 pm #

    Yay! I seriously can’t wait to read all about it!

  29. Kirsten April 8, 2012 at 8:07 pm #

    Can’t believe you did that!!! AAAAHHHHH!!!! You must be so proud – good job friend!

  30. Susan - Nurse on the Run April 9, 2012 at 12:07 am #

    I want to know why no one made Chris a “Team Aron” tshirt. :)

    Congrats!!

  31. lindsay April 9, 2012 at 5:44 am #

    congrats girl!!! i can’t believe it’s over! i’m glad it went well (i’m assuming, since you’re not talking about a broken leg or anything lol) and can’t wait to read the details :) EAT UP!

  32. Fancy Nancy April 9, 2012 at 6:22 am #

    Yay!!!! Congrats to you!!! What an amazing accomplishment!

  33. The Laminator April 9, 2012 at 8:45 am #

    Congrats Aron! Nice recap. I’ve already started to taking notes :)

  34. katie April 10, 2012 at 10:01 am #

    I was following along all day on twitter and am so proud of you! It sounds like you had an amazing day – can’t wait to read all about it.

  35. Runner26 April 11, 2012 at 1:39 pm #

    Yay! Congrats, Aron!

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