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Run Baby Run!

Last summer, a milestone I set for myself was completing the Kona Half Marathon. The weekend prior to the Kona Half Marathon, JQ, Rogene and I biked the half marathon course at the crack of dawn.  We started super early to have it coincide with the time of the race, and were blessed with cool breeze.  The morning ride took us past the half marathon course to the Honokohau Marina and Small Boat Harbor.  Seeing our surroundings on a bicycle gave me a totally different perspective.  I was very scared of running 13.1 miles, as my longest race was only 8K.  But, biking the course gave me confidence.  Yes, I could do it!  I had been running for a few months prior between 5 – 7 miles each day, with a longer run (10 – 12 miles) over the weekend.  So I knew my body could do it, but mentally I needed reassurance. On race day I was a nervous wreck.  The starting time for the half marathon was 30 minutes after the marathon race.  Seeing …