King – Vicky

“Why are they rerouting the course this close to the finish line?” – Vicky King (April 15, 2013)

Posted on Sep 24, 2014 in 2013, California, F 55 - 59, King - Vicky

“Why are they rerouting the course this close to the finish line?” – Vicky King (April 15, 2013)

I did not start running until I was 48 years old. I decided I would run one marathon, just to see if I could do it. So I ran the Santa Barbara Marathon in 2010 at the age of 54 and finished it in 4:11:10. Not a BQ time (4:00:00), but I was elated with being able to accomplish this feat. I was glad to cross that off my bucket list and never have to run another marathon! But as many runners can testify, something happened, and I found myself registering for the local Surgical Artistry Modesto Marathon in March of 2012 to run alongside my Sole Sisters. It just so happened I ran well enough to BQ...

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