|I was a little embarassed telling people about the race I was running!|
I'm not going to lie, everyone seems to know each other at events like these so it was a little disheartening to be by myself but once the race started all I could think about was finishing. The first mile was uneventful except for a lady who brought her dog who was already having to stop to bag up her dog poo and I felt that I was moving a little too fast but when I saw the clock/timer at the first mile I was glad to see that my mile was getting faster and that lifted my spirits as we turned into the shade of the trees.
After passing the one mile marker I found myself behind a mother/son duo on the narrow trail. I don't know what was more aggravating, not being able to pass them or the mother constantly bitching out her wheezing son. If my kids were that age and running with me I would have
|I knew it was going to be a good day- I got good numbers!|
It was not a lucky day for son #1 though who was so upset that we were vacuuming the ceiling he threw up all over his bed. A minor curveball in my day but nothing we couldn't deal with. Unfortunately he wasn't done and at midnight he was calling for help with more mess in his bed. Ahhh kids...