Thursday, April 03, 2014
REDNECK RUN/EVENT – April 5, 2014
Of all the races I’ve run I have never run one for the fun of it. From my first race where I walked to power walking followed by speed walking/jogging to running each event, I have always tried to tie or beat my best time. But this event will be different. This time I’m am going for the atmosphere and to enjoy a casual run. (And get a really cool medal) It was about a month ago I came across a race that caught my attention. The Redneck 5k run and 10k plunger relay run. I normally don’t run at 3pm in the heat of the day but for his event it will be worth it.
I’m hoping to see some fellow sparks there.
Here is the event info that caught my attention. (Copied and pasted from their email)
Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale, Arizona, will host the valley's newest and most unique run/walk event on Saturday April 5, 2014 - the Redneck Run, featuring both an individual 5k and a 10k Plunger Relay. Yup, the relay baton and timing chip is a toilet plunger! (a new one of course!) Theres also a country mile run for the buckaroos.
12:00 pm Packet Pickup opens, Honky Tonk Village & Redneck Games startin up, Plunger decoratin table opens
2:00 pm Laura Walsh Band starts playin on Honky Tonk Stage
3:00 pm Country Mile run/walk w/ Cassie Lee Smith, Mary Hoffman and the Geetars on the course!
3:10 pm Plunger Relay begins with first leg of relay
3:20 pm 5k Run/Walk
3:30 pm Prize table opens
4:00 pm After party
5:00 pm Going home for afternoon chores!
Picture will follow after the race.