Starting our walk to the stadium at 6:40 a.m., we were greeted with a blanket of humidity and typical August morning temperatures. I had No expectations and no Goal time; start slow, find the pace-of-the-day, enjoy some “trials”, enjoy the run, SURVIVE.
By the numbers…..
Hamburger: 1 (Protein+Carbs+YUM)
Brownies: 2 (can’t resist…..)
Beers: 4 (uh…oops?)
Hours of Sleep: 5
Ipod tunes: 0 (not allowed!)
Sweatbands: 1 (testing)
Water/Gatorade Stops: 2 (to be smart)
Hills: 6+ (I lost count…)
Cones I almost ran into: 3 (at least)
Sweatband. Garmin ( oh yes, we’ll get to that!)
CLIF Bar & Sport Beans. Yum.
Pre-race Group shot (minus 2 peeps, who were parking)
I’m behind the gal in pink; next to the tall guy!
Post race- Feelin GOOD. We rocked it!
Agreed to an Oyster Shooter. Oh, the things I do for Tuesday Trials…
Ivan: “Well, you have to drink the beer faster!” Uh huh, NOW you tell me….
A new “distance”, another successful race. *Clink*
Mimosas: Check! Oyster shooters: Check! Finally full of REAL FOOD: Check!
Actual Race deatils?
You know they’re comin’…