Hamburg was Fred's 6th marathon as a runner and my 4th as a fan. This means I have watched 1.8% of the number of marathons that Helga, the wife of Friedrich, has watched.
On marathon day, Helga multi-tasked as chauffer, tour guide, language coach, punctuality expert, and picnic packer. The two of us spoke German all day while watching the race together, giving me good reason to complain to Fred in the car on the way home, "I'm just as tired as you are!"
Meanwhile, I fed my obession with multiples:
Picked out my favorite band on the course:
Fell in love with a dog
And gazed admiringly at my super studly husband.