The gist of it:
I finished. I did better than I'd hoped, but it felt AWFUL. I wasn't the only one that felt awful though, so I didn't feel too badly.
At the end of the race, my brother ran backwards in front of me for a bit to get a couple of awesome pictures:
Don't judge - I know that's a lot of races. I'm addicted. I know. Oh well.
Spin has been going well too. Next week's class is going to be epic I think. Like, superhero epic. Mentally challenging, physically brutal (if you're doing it right), but rewarding. Should be awesome.