Thursday, November 22, 2007

Red House

The "Run For The Hungry" 5k is complete. It wasn't pretty, but I finished with a respectable time of 27:29 - my time posted at the event. Even though the event coordinators asked walkers, people with dogs and people with strollers to start at the back, a lot of them didn't listen, so we started the run slow. Once we got going, it was easy to weave around walkers and dogs, and it never bottle-necked, so there was plenty of room to pass. Most of the stroller folks were speedy. It was kind of hard to breathe, still having a cold and dealing with chest crud. I did what I could and feel good about the run. This event was not chipped.

48 244 9/99 F San Diego 27:29 8:51

Pre-race with the crowd

Look! I'm finally wearing Dori's "FIND YOUR HAPPY PACE" shirt! The color actually worked well with my running skirt.

Michael and I

A band at the race playing "Red House." The girl on guitar, about 10 years old, was awesome.




Pat said...

have a happy thanksgiving. good job on the run. it never works to tell the walkers to start in the back. I always thought they should line the strollers and walkers on the left and the runners on the right. That way they wouldn't get that 'back of the bus' attitude.

Backofpack said...

You look great in your skirt and shirt! Hope your day was great.

Evelyne said...

Glad the race was good. LOVE the pictures! Hope your Thanksgiving was nice!

simplypink said...

Happy Belated! Hope you had a great day! :)

E-Speed said...

Love the outfit! Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

WADDLER26.2 said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. Love the photos.

Irene said...

Pat - You bring up a very good solution! I never thought about working it like that before.

Michelle - Thanks! I had a very nice and calm day. :)

Evelyne - TG day was very nice. We were fortunate to have great weather this week.

Waddler26.2 - You too! Thanks! It was actually a little warmer than they had predicted. :)

Simply Pink - Thanks!

Elizabeth - I hadn't worn Dori's shirt at a race, ever. I thought it was about time.

Anne said...

Such a fashionable runner. I like the combo and I think you look terrific in that skirt.

Irene said...

Thanks, Anne. :)

WADDLER26.2 said...

Love the photo. Great time.

Happy late Thanksgiving.