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RUNNING MY FIRST HALF MARATHON

I never thought I would be able to run a half marathon. I had been a runner for years, but not long distance. My friend Jessica convinced me to start training three years ago and I figured I would give it a try. Boy oh boy I had no idea what I was getting myself into! Just in case you didn't know, a half marathon is 21.1 km. That's right, OVER 20 KILOMETERS. How the HELL does one even start training for that?? We started off easy, running twice a week on Wednesdays (short run