Tuesday, November 15, 2011

I DID IT!

I survived the 101.4 miles of the Javelina Jundred! It was by far the most difficult, humbling, defining, rewarding experience of my life.

Even though my sweet wife snapped the picture a little too early, I DID jump across the finish line.


Give me a day to make sense of everything in my brain and I will have the whole race review and lots of pictures posted tomorrow. (I admit, I slept with this belt buckle last night.)


"I gazed in envy at ultra runners whose quadriceps had the kind of definition that tells you Secretariat is somewhere in their family tree." - Liz Zelandais

36 comments:

  1. Awesome and inspirational. Congratulations.

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  2. Way to go, Cory! I can't wait to hear about the whole race. Enjoy the rest and recovery!

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  3. WOW!!!! congrats. you are "the man" :D

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  4. That is amazing!! Congrats and can't wait to read all about it!

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  5. Awesome job out there Cory. Can't wait to read about the experience. Oh, and jumping at the finish line? Incredible :)

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  6. Cory, you just gave me goosebumps!! Congrats on an amazing race!! I cannot believe you jumped after 101 miles. You are crazy. PS I met Julia last weekend (she came to Toronto)! We took a jumping photo for you :) Here is the link:
    http://www.theathletarian.com/2011/11/14/real-life-besties-a-belated-winner/

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  7. I am sooooo proud of you - What an honor to call you my "SON"! Way to go - another goal met!!
    Love you,
    Mom

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  8. Wooo, congrats!! Can't wait to read the recap!

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  9. I can not wait to read your recap. What an accomplishment my friend!! HUGE CONGRATS!

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  10. I'm on the edge of my seat anxious to hear about it all!

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  11. SO AMAZING!!! I was thinking of you all weekend and your crazy awesome race. What an accomplishment!! Can't wait to see the photos and hear the details. I think you should ALWAYS wear that belt buckle. :)

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  12. Unbelievable!! That is a life's accomplishment!!

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  13. Not only did you jump across the finish line after 101.4 miles, but also at each lap... You gave a pretty sweet jump after 15 miles, 30 miles, 45 miles, 60 miles, 85 miles, and 101.4 miles. INCREDIBLE!

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  14. Amazing! And still jumpinng after all the mileage, too.

    Will look forward to your recap. Hope you get lots of rest.

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  15. so absolutely incredibly amazing! i can barely wait to read more! you are awesome!!!!!!!!! CONGRATS!!!!!!!!

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  16. Amazing! Congratulations! And you still had energy to jump after all that!

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  17. Words cannot even describe how proud of you I am. Seriosly so freaking awesome! Congratulations!!!!!!

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  18. Cangrats Cory! That is INCREDIBLE!

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  19. Oops! I meant CONGRATS :) --I suppose that cangrats is the same as congrats, but with a Canadian twist. ?

    I am so Jappy for you!!

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  20. WOWWWEEEE! Amazing! Can't wait for all the details.

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  21. This is so great! I can't wait to hear all the gory details! And jumping across the finish line after 101 miles? I wouldn't expect anything less!

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  22. Wow! You are amazing...that is awesome!! :)

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  23. Congrats on the race, awesome!!

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  24. I saw someone w/ the JJ shirt this weekend and I was wayyy too excited to know about it and wonder how you did. I'm so glad you finished! Hope you loved it!

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  25. So proud of you! There was a while there when your name wasn't on list on the webcast and I freaked out, but then I saw your name and the 101.4 and cheered! I've been checking a couple of times a day to see your recap. So many of us want DETAILS! We are definitely living vicariously through you. Jumping on every loop and the finish line---Incredible!

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  26. Congrats on surviving and jumping across the finish line!!

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  27. Wow! Congrats on finishing the race! I am pretty sure I would sleep in one too and then probably never take it off!

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  28. congrats on making it through alive!

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  29. wooooooo!! what an amazing accomplishment!!

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  30. What an awesome and amazing accomplishment! I'm a new reader, just got referred to your blog because I was looking for advice on tackling my first 100 miler... Can't wait to hear all about it. I've already gone back and read the last 4 months or so of your reports. You are really amazing. I think you take great pictures, and you have a great sense of humor. Look forward to continuing following.

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  31. I tried to comment last night, but the stupid machine I was on at work wouldn't let me. How amazing is that!! I would absolutely sleep with that belt buckle--I hope you did. I can't wait to read your full report. I hope those javalinas didn't get ya at mile 67 or something like that. I remember those buggers from camping in West Texas.....

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  32. A huge congratulations!! Can't want to read about it - I love that you had enough energy to jump over the finish line!

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  33. Great description of everything. Congrats!

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