|Yours truly being a Course Marshall ..... and hogging|
all the camera action.
Note the black jacket I'm wearing: freebie from the race - yay!
|Bald heads make you speedier - more aerodynamic. |
Especially that mohawk!
Smoky Boys group together for a quick pep talk
|Vast openness of the course. Windy, dry and full of prairie grasses.|
Are you sneezing yet? My allergies were totally in
party-mode out here.
|Mile 2. Duh!|
|The runners reaching my command post|
|The start of the girls 5A, Smoky Hill is there in the red on the left.|
|The finish, with a Smoky Hill guy coming in (green guy).|
|Mobs of people at the end to check out the results|
The weekend ended with Halloween, of course. We in Denver trick-or-treat on the actual All Hallow's Eve Day so extra rushing as the day closed. Here's the difference between those younger years where I made all my kids' costumes and they were just so dang cute and the too-old-to-be-trick-or-treating ages of my now older-aged kiddos (I must learn how to use my scanner and scan some pics from their itty-bitty days...that's being added to "the list" of things to do):
|Abbey: Colorful Paint Pallette|
Abbey's boyfriend: Guatemala (the entire country)
|Perfect Christmas Card Pose!|
October's end stats weren't exactly where I had hoped (I know, this is becoming a broken record comment each month) but I did have a great run today (again, slow - blahhhhh) and decided it was time to make some changes starting tomorrow, such as stop eating like I'm running 60 mpw and get back to the strength training and swimming on a regular basis. I miss the body tone I once had and need to get that back, stat!! Ended the month at least in the triple digits with 109 running miles....which is pathetic but that's what the
Anyway, that's what's new with me. Wednesday or Thursday will be the big giveaway along with my first, official, coachy tip (pressure's on - yikes) so check back soon!
A huge GOOD LUCK hug to Meg (http://megrunsalot.blogspot.com/), my Boston roomie this year, who's running NYC this coming weekend. It's inside you girl, I know you can do it! And best wishes to her friend, and my other Boston roommate, Runway Girl, who's running NY, too.