Sunday, August 1, 2010

IMLP Race Report - (Video) - The Finish

As I approached the finish line I had a smile as wide as could be. My eyes darted around the crowd in hopes to see my family. I waved my hands in the air so the spectators would make some noise and then there they were...waving and cheering for me...my family.

As I came to the line I slowed to a walk pointed to the sky and blew my mother a kiss just like I promised. At that point a guy approached me to place my finisher's medal around my neck. I then realized it was my brother Vince who had finished over an hour and twenty minutes before me. We hugged and I cried tears of happiness. It was a perfect ending to an amazing journey.

Here is the video of my finish:


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Up next: Closing the book

2 comments:

  1. I just cried AGAIN! I am so amazed by you and how strong you were. You are one awesome dude, and your mother is so proud of you.

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  2. Hey Marty,

    Congratulations and well done. It was good to see you two out there. Fantastic job!

    -Joe O'Leary

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