On this Thursday, just wanted to share mom’s photos of RNR SA race day. She didn’t get many action shots that were close, I think she took photos quickly, so she could talk to me as I ran by. Silly mom.
My friend from ARC once said that he looks like he’s pretending to run in all of his race photos. From looking at mine, I see that too. Looks like I’m standing still, mocking running, lol! My official photos all look the same, but with ugly faces.
I apparently run with ugly faces, but look alright afterwards. How do I take better photos after running 26.2 miles than I do when doing nothing?
That’s Dan and I at the hotel, before he tossed me into the ice bath. Nothing says love like your sweetie getting you 2 giant bags of ice and throwing it on you in an already cold tub. Maybe it’s payback for asking him to wake up before the crack of dawn on a weekend 😉
Not sure why my dad always looks mad. He’s a teddy bear, really, he is. And he’s a great cheerleader! Mom is wearing her running gear, it’s SO cute. She’s super excited about the 3M relay in January.
I really think gear check should be alot closer to the post-race refreshment. It’s hell carrying all of that junk up and down stairs (which are cruel after a race anyhow), trying to get your bag. This is the first race I really needed a solar blanket. The temps were fine, but the wind was getting to me. Standing still I get cold really easily, especially with wind.
Can you tell I was excited about #5? Haven’t decided if there will be a #6, 5 is a good solid number. Then again, I said there would never be a #2.
Wonder how many kinds of “runner’s high” there are? Yeah, I know you can get that awesome happy feeling, but can you also experience being totally out of it? Look closely. What the heck is up with my shirt? I had to totally be out of it to not notice that my shirt is completely up (maybe caught on the chair). I hate for my stomach to show and I actually didn’t notice it was visible until it had been on Facebook for a few days. Kind of funny, so I left it up.