Portland Maine Marathon

October 2003

Yippee! What a great day. A beautiful marathon (26.2 miles ) course, a lot of great views of the Atlantic ocean, a bit hilly, a bit chilly, but all in all a perfect day. Ran with a colleague from ACS New England, Matt Siegle. Kept a pace of 8 min / mile for the first half and let Matt go his merry way, but I held on to a 8:15-8:30 the rest of the marathon and came in 3 hours 40 min! I needed a 3:45 to qualify for Boston and this is actually the fastest marathon I have run in years!! : ) Feeling pretty good today even after spending the day in airports and planes traveling to Tampa for Relay meetings this week! Feeling in pretty good shape – running daily with my running partner, Oakley, our yellow lab. He sure keeps me motivated. I was 173 overall out of 576 marathon runners, 12 in my age and 36 woman. Less than an hour behind the first female who set a Maine record. : ) 3:41 was my time.

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Nancy Peck Cook is a trainer and speaker who has presented in front of large and small audiences for the past 25 years.  Her work as an executive and volunteer trainer for the American Cancer Society during the growth of the signature activity Relay For Life trained professionals to be more confident and successful in their roles. 

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