"Oh, what it felt like to have thousands of people you donít even know screaming your name and cheering you on! WOW!! WOW!! WOW!!!
Standing in Corral 12 that morning, with a stomach full of butterflies and a smile so big it seemed to bounce off of those around her, was a very enthusiastic girl ready to run her second-ever marathon. Surrounded by hundreds of other nervous, excited runners my age, I wouldn't have been nearly so noticeable had I not also been wearing the costume of my childhood hero, Wonder Woman.
On a poster given out to all participants, Adidas summed up the Boston marathon as "Everything you ever needed to know about yourself you will learn in 26.2 miles."
Continued in the Canadian Marathon
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