These races are always just for fun- no pressure!
The drive down was all in the dark-
Very easily found a place to park.
Got her number and was greeted with cannons from the civil war-
|It's a cannon!|
Out by the start line there were even more!
In fact the start was signaled by the firing of one of these-
Scared the "bejesus" out of STUR- oh geez!
Surprised to see elite runners were in attendance-
Watching them warm up with their amazing strides- almost transcendent.
|Ready to roll!|
Line up time- STUR still in her gloves and long sleeves-
Not long before the warm up would be achieved.
An out and back in a neighborhood started them off-
STUR's knee dictates run/ walk don't scoff!
|Took time to appreciate the scenery! (Dammit!)|
She was also surprised a good bit of the race was off road-
During this part she really slowed!
Otherwise the course was NOT so surprisingly hilly-
At least there were perfect running temps- just a tad chilly.
STUR had fun going back and forth with many other peeps-
Were there aid stations and friendly volunteers? Heaps!
The finish and start lines were in different spots-
Did STUR get some pizza and gummy bears? Lots!
|Nice medal (and nice hat)!!|
On Saturday STEB was a total lazy bones
She kind of slept in and did some chores at home
Took down Halloween then got a dent fixed
Right in the Home Depot parking lot - in a jiff!
She finally took out her sewing machine
Got it threaded and sewed up t-shirt pillows it would seem
|It's much faster with a sewing machine!|
STEB couldn't sleep in as usual... that's not strange
Then at 9am she had somewhere to be
It was Tyson's Playground and it was neat!
|Yay for a new rig!|
You see STEB had her first official powerlifting workout
And she practiced the bench press without a doubt
She surprised herself and also had a good time
And is looking forward to getting stronger down the line!
|STEB has a little light reading to do...|
Sunday afternoon she got together with Nanette
Did they have lunch and get caught up? You bet!
|Always good to catch up!|
After a relatively lazy Sunday - STUR popped up with the Beast for a swim -
There were many crowded lanes with swimmers to the brim!