McDaniel – Sheila

Sheila McDaniel – [Excerpt] While the experience was forever changed by the 27th mile, no one can take away the first 26. (April 15, 2013)

Posted on Apr 20, 2013 in 2013, California, F 18 - 34, McDaniel - Sheila

Sheila McDaniel – [Excerpt] While the experience was forever changed by the 27th mile, no one can take away the first 26. (April 15, 2013)

Everyone warned me to go out slow, so I did. The first mile was an 8:23 or so; and I stood in awe at all of the people running and all of the people cheering. The weather was perfect, the crowds were fantastic and mile by mile, I continued to be awed by the unending screams, cheers, posters, high fives and offers of cold beer from the people of Boston.  I stopped watching the watch, and started soaking the experience right up. I wove from side to side on the course high fiving little kids on the sideline, I found new friends to talk to, I talked to old friends I bumped into on the course...

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