Pictures above are two very happy people who finished the 10km run today. And oh what a day it was. Since we hadn’t trained (read: exercised consistently in months) I channeled my inner runner and made a big pasta dinner the night before (carb loading-it’s supposed to help I googled it). Erin also made a fabulous rhubarb crisp and we opened some wine but that isn’t part of the ‘inner runner bit’.
Race day came early the next morning, we had signed up to volunteer so were pleasantly distracted. Unfortunately, pre-race we had a chance to look around-there were gadgets I couldn’t name, watches, mesh things, warming up and people that looked like they did this type of thing every weekend. To top it off the 5km racers had different coloured racing numbers so we would have stuck out like sore thumbs if we tried to switch teams. In the end, we finished in under an hour and were very pleased with ourselves. I was also extremely pleased to run through the finish line and be handed a water by Miss Oregon Earth (I love beauty queens).