Sunday, November 22, 2009

Philly Marathon 09

A photo race report...

The shirt.





I designed the ad in the inside front cover of the race program this year.









The look of someone who is about the qualify for Boston.



Sorry Bill, by the time I realized it was you, this is all I got.



I love this guy's face.



I see him!!


He ran up and kissed my belly :)





Poor guy.













Joggler



SANTA!!!!



DENISE!!!
















Is the guy on the left eating a cheesesteak?!?!



Here he comes!



Too tired to wave.













Too cool for school.



J and his parents.





All in all, it was a great day. The weather was beautiful and it looked like a fantastic day to race. J did great for having a bum leg and just running for fun (4:15). Of course I'm sure he wishes he could have done better, but I think he did amazing. It was his 7th marathon and his 3rd fastest time! I'm so proud!

Congrats to all you runners out there today. I'm glad I got to see so many of you in action. You all looked amazing!

24 comments:

shellyrm said...

What an amazing blog! Love all the pics! Love J's shirt. That is so great!

Congrats on finishing and the time! Great job!

Rookie on the Run said...

I love the pictures!! I've been so out of the blogging loop lately, I didn't even know you're going to have... a girl! Or any baby, for that matter.

Congratulations!!

MrsCJ said...

Awesome shirt! Congrats to your husband! The race pics are great!!

CJ

N.D. said...

what great pics!! :)

Abby said...

Awesome report! These pictures are fantastic - I finished right around that Star Wars guy :)

It was great to see you out there yesterday. With all the people I knew on the course and spectating, you were actually one of only a few familiar faces I saw in the crowds. A huge boost!

Denise said...

Thanks so much for cheering me on yesterday! It was so great seeing you out there. The pictures are great and I'd like for you to be at every one of my races from here on out to take pics of me. Thanks!!

:-)

J looks great, and I love the shirt. Great job w/ the cover of the marathon booklet, too!

Marlene said...

As always, you captured some amazing photos. Congrats to J! Love his shirt and your ad!

Danica said...

Great job! Love the tutu! ha ha it reminded me of running malibu last weekend. :)

Congrats to J and congrats on the GIRL!!!! :)

Progman2000 said...

Wow, great pics Laurel - I finished between J and Bill. I wish I had know you were there taking pics, I would have told you to look out for my ugly yellow hat. Love Jeremy's shirt!

Nobel4Lit said...

The shirt is too cute! Looks like he did pretty well! =)

Footprints and Fingertips said...

Fantastic pictures! I love the juggling guy, what a hoot!

Marissa said...

This makes me really miss running with you two! We'll have to pencil in Philly one of these years. :o)

Loving J's shirt. His hair is looking more manageable and has a nice sheen. Has he started using a new product?

That Pink Girl said...

Your photos are amazing! Love his shirt - so sweet!

The Happy Runner said...

So cool! GREAT photos! I loved looking at them.

Congrats to J.

joyRuN said...

Love J's shirt!

Thanks for sharing the pics - I missed running it this year.

aron said...

he kissed your stomach?!?! *tears*

love all the pics!! i want to do this race someday :)

Teamarcia said...

Love the pics! Congrats on your upcoming new addition and to J on his awesome race!

untpawgal02 said...

Yay someone else who did Philly this past weekend. Congrats on a great race and finishing :)

FLYERS26 said...

I was glad I got to see J twice out on the course.
Nice shot of my back!

Awesome pics!

Casey said...

i love love love your pics! it looks like a great experience to have been able to watch it!

I Run for Fun said...

Those are some pretty amazing pics! Congratulations to J!

Dana said...

I love your blog!! I just started my blog not too long ago to track my first 1/2 marathon too. I'd appreciate any tips / suggestions. Congrats on your girl!

runninaround said...

good friend of my ran Philly this year too and has picture of the guy running in the pink tutu as well =)

zbsports said...

I love browsing the pictures, some are funny some are cool and most of it cute but so meaningful. Nice run!!!

 
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