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The 10 Feelings You Get When Preparing For Your First Half Marathon

Feelings that everyone should expect when preparing for and running your first half marathon.

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1. When you first tell your friends that you signed up for a half marathon and they look at you like…

Of course they'll think you're crazy, you're running 13.1 miles after all.
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Of course they'll think you're crazy, you're running 13.1 miles after all.

2. When you try on your first pair of running shoes and the worker tells you to go up a size:

Can't forget about the extra room for your toes when your feet swell during those long runs.
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Can't forget about the extra room for your toes when your feet swell during those long runs.

3. When your alarm goes off at 5am for your first morning run:

Those early mornings can be tough!
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Those early mornings can be tough!

4. When you take your first energy gel pack halfway through your run:

Forget those mid-run crashes, you're just getting started!
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Forget those mid-run crashes, you're just getting started!

5. When you go to take your first sip of water while running and it ends up all down your front side:

Will we ever find out? Nope. Do we care? Nope!
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Will we ever find out? Nope. Do we care? Nope!

6. When you eat your first full carbohydrate meal before your run:

More pasta please!
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More pasta please!

7. When you complete your first long run and you go to get in the shower:

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8. And you wake up first thing in the morning to find yourself waddling the entire next day:

Don't be surprised when you get weird looks from your co-workers.
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Don't be surprised when you get weird looks from your co-workers.

9. When that first blister starts to appear and you know it’s going to be a painful one:

Is it time for bed yet?
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Is it time for bed yet?

10. And after all those hard first, when you finally complete your first half marathon:

Not fine, but definitely proud!
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Not fine, but definitely proud!

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