The last half marathon I ran was in February 2011 and was such an unpleasant experience, I decided to retire from running half marathons. Until, that is, my friend and running buddy, Teresa, mentioned running the Key West Half Marathon. And as so often happens, she was able to talk me into doing something I never had the slightest intention or desire of doing. But I’m so glad she did! We spent a wonderful three days in the Florida Keys last weekend and accomplished a lot: eating at two more Hard Rock Cafes (only 124 more to go!), exploring Key West, and of course, completing another half marathon. We headed out on Friday morning and leisurely made our way south. We decided to hit…