I thoroughly enjoyed sleeping in until 6:45 (and then hitting snooze 2x) since the race was literally starting down the street.
Pre-race foot selfie :)
I already had my kit but since Heidi and Sam were handing them out I thought I'd stop by and say "hi." :)
After chatting it up with everyone and then switching from a tank to a long sleeve in the washroom, we headed to the start.
I love this shot that I totally stole from Courteney!
|I'm on the left in blue. :)|
Everyone was so happy and even the dog walkers who looked stunned to see their usually calm and serene walking trail be overtaken by runners were cheering us on!
I listened to this song on repeat for the entire 5k! I'm obsessed.
My effort today felt hard, but I knew I wasn't in serious racing shape after my most recent marathon. I was very happy that my body felt good throughout the entire thing. Looks like I'm on the road to recovery! :D
Marg and I will do anything for a photo...even pretend we are putting a medal on someone...LOL. I promise we did actually hand out several 'real' medals.
The coolest runner of the bunch. :)
I finally met Anna from Piper's Run! She's such a sweetie and I should apologize to her for devouring so much cake as we chatted....oops...lol.
Tom made these cool signs to mark each kilometer. This one was my favourite since I knew the hill at the end was yet to come. I'm also renaming it 'Vomit Inducing Hill.' I'm sure you can guess why...lol.
And of course I had to get a photo with the Race Directer herself!
|Who is going to give me some frizz control spray for my birthday???|
|How cool are these medals?!|
|Kim, Myself and Marg|
I'm off to Moncton now for marathon tomorrow! No I'm NOT running. :D I'll be cheering and drinkin' Starbucks. My kind of day. ;)
Have a fabulous day and thanks for stopping by!
Did you run the BLT 5K?
Will you be at the Legs for Literacy Marathon in Moncton???