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Been a long time coming.

Been a long time coming.

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Number 10!

Number 10!

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A tradition.

A tradition.

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This one is mine.

This one is mine.

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Honor

Honor

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Seconds after receiving my medal

Seconds after receiving my medal

My last photo on the homestretch somewhere past mile 20.

My last photo on the homestretch somewhere past mile 20.

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Someone was handing out licorice. Bad idea.  Made my mouth so dry.

Someone was handing out licorice. Bad idea. Made my mouth so dry.

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The monument. Getting closer to the bridge.

The monument. Getting closer to the bridge.

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Uptown

Uptown

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Families

Families

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Run to Remember through mile 12-13

Run to Remember through mile 12-13

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Mile 9

Mile 9

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Exactly

Exactly

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Georgetown.  Finally some breathing room.

Georgetown. Finally some breathing room.

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Actual mile 4. Still congested

Actual mile 4. Still congested

Mile 4 congestion

Mile 4 congestion

Mile 3 congestion

Mile 3 congestion

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Just past mile 1

Just past mile 1

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Almost to the start

Almost to the start

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Walking to the start line photo ops

Walking to the start line photo ops

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The flyover at the start

The flyover at the start

Waiting in the security line

Waiting in the security line

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Getting out of the tunnel at the Pentagon

Getting out of the tunnel at the Pentagon

Breakfast

Breakfast

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That was my 4th serving

That was my 4th serving

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Prerace meal

Prerace meal

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My bib

My bib

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Wear blue to remember (mile 12)

Wear blue to remember (mile 12)

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Time to do battle

Time to do battle

The course

The course

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Wishful thinking

Wishful thinking

Becky picking up her bib

Becky picking up her bib

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Pano view of the expo

Pano view of the expo

The actual expo entryway

The actual expo entryway

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Entering the expo

Entering the expo

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