I did it! I survived my first marathon. My time was a very solid 3:25:07 which is almost five minutes under my goal. Some other things worth noting is that I placed 56th out 307 men entered in the race, 68th out of 600 total runners, fourth in my age group 24-29 and I finished eighth in the hercules category which is for men over 190 pounds. All in all it was a pretty good day. I'll be deciding in a week or two if going to start training for the Portland Marathon which takes place October 1.
Newport Marathon Results