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Member Since:

May 01, 2008



Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

One marathon: 4:08; Half marathon PR: 1:48:30; Ten-miler PR: 1:23; 8k PR: 39:00; 10k PR: 46:51


Short-Term Running Goals:

Lose 10 lbs. to get in shape to run faster and --> Qualify for Boston!

Race calendar:

May 18: Capitol Hill Classic 10k (50:23)

June 14: Lawyers Have Heart 10k (48:20)

July 12: Caribbean Sounds 10k (50:23)

July 14: Bastille Day 4-miler (30:55)

July 27: Riley's Rumble 1/2 Marathon (1:48:30)

(Stress fracture/broken jaw break)

Nov 9: Veteran's day 10k (46:51!!!)

Nov 27: Alexandria Turkey Trot 5-miler

Dec 6: Gar Williams 1/2 marathon

Dec 14: Jingle All the way 10k

February 14, 2009: Myrtle Beach marathon? (goal: 3:40!!!)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Finish a 1/2 Ironman before I'm 40 years old

Finish 10 marathons in 4:00 hrs or less by the time I'm 40 years old.

Run the JFK 50-miler


Just another single 30-year old Argentine girl living the American dream in Washington DC and trying to run faster. Graduated from Southern Utah University in 2003, then moved to DC. I have a full-time job as research economist for an association in the transportation industry and I'm attempting to get my Master's degree in Economics from Johns Hopkins, part-time, while keeping my sanity!

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That's what I wanted to say today at the MCM course today!

I went out cheering with my friend Jenny - we were wearing ridiculous purple and blue wigs (photos coming) - I had a cowbell, and she had her voice. The wigs were a hit! Everyone loved them! Hint: next time you go cheering for marathoners, wear a ridiculous wig! That'll put a smile on the runner's face for sure.

I was so sad to miss Aaron, it seems the phone alerts were waaaay off and he was running waaaay fast and ahead of me. At the last minute I got a request from a friend to hand him a banana at around mile 10, and some gu at around mile 20, so I had to follow him around and therefore missed Aaron. He is such a STUD and finished in like 3:40 something. GO AARON!!!!

Jillzo was looking fabulously beautiful as always and I was able to snap a few GORGEOUS pictures of her - I'll see if I can get her permission to post them. I saw her by the 14th St bridge, where, coincidentally, I had my bicycle accident exactly a week ago :(

I had so much fun cheering, even when I couldn't talk - just smiling and looking at the runners in the eye I think makes them understand you're supporting them and maybe feel better? I hope so.

CONGRATULATIONS Jill and Aaron - you both rock!!!

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From matt on Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 19:05:50

Congrads on the weight loss and getting back into the routine. You are dedicated and I have no worries about a strong come back. Just be patient.

From marion on Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 19:05:51

You are such a great friend Lucia! I bet that was fun to see all those crazy runners ;)

From walter on Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 09:39:52

Lucia, can you imagine running a marathon with your jaw wired shut!? ohhhh Thats great you went out! I really want to do that race. The weather here yesterday was amazing and the trees and scenery are just what I expected. Nice of you to be a cheer leader and it gives you that excitement and enthusiasm to get your BQ goals.

From jill on Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 10:49:07

U R the BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I am going to post my photos, although your are much better and I look a lot more happy in them than in mine!!! I think Marion can see them on facebook since they are there... Talk soon You are the greatest Lucia!

From Lucia on Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 11:08:19

I honestly had a blast cheering, sooo much fun! I'll post those photos here so everyone can see them, Jillzo.

Thanks Matt, Marion and Wall-e! My time will come soon enough, I know it :)

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