Monday, March 31, 2008

42km

Kuala Lumpur International Marathon 2008 is a run to remember! It was my 3rd marathon and it was my personal best, managed to go sub 4hrs! I didn't have any confidence of a sub4 run after all the comments from regular runners. In KLIM, you had to deal with humidity, heat, bad traffic control, lousy road conditions at certain points and the list goes on. And of course, the most feared of all... CRAMPS! So I didn't put much hope and just ran like any other runs, just trying to maintain the pace and pray for no cramps.

All the way along the run, I remembered these words...

God, the Lord, is my strength; He makes my feet like the deer's
- Habakkuk 3:19

But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength
They shall mount up with wings like eagles
They shall run and not be weary
They shall walk and not faint
- Isaiah 40:31

Believe me, these words helped when my legs felt like jellies and lungs felt squashed. Praise God!!

My time:
10km 55min 21sec
21km 1hr 50min 56sec
30km 2hr 42min 15sec

42km Yes! Yes! Yes! ......3hr 57min 45sec

12 comments:

Raymond said...

Tah-niah Tah-niah!! so now u r flying ya!!!!! remember to come back to earth ya hahaha

Tey said...

wah...sipeh jeolous..can ask raymond test u urine bo ? haha..

congrate kau-kau !

C-CUBE said...

rolling rolling rolling.....and rolling to personal best. u cinya saileh!!!! the tomato is in a league of its own.

John said...

Can teach me how to roll to a PB ah? Anyway, congrats 3x!!!

feifeipinky said...

haha...raymond! Tomoto rocks! hahaha...congrat! u really roll to ur success!

CP Waterman said...

Congrats! God is good.
You have run a very good race with quite even pacing,I mean rolling. haha
Bravo again!

Mich said...

wau SUB 4. A good achievement . Congrats !!. BTW since when tomato can run? somebody throw you to the finishing line izzit ?

cRAzYtoMatOmaN-D said...

Kam sia kam sia to all y'all...dr rum, tey, c-cube, john, feifeipinky, cp waterman & mich!

i'm so so touched till turn red like tomato...hahaha!

Kenny said...

Congrats ! Praise the Lord ! Same time as me during my KLIM last year !

yipwt said...

hi tomatoman,

congrats...good timing as well..

cRAzYtoMatOmaN-D said...

Thanks Kenny & Yip!

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