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Color Run

Sunday, October 07, 2012

Well, the Color Run was Saturday Oct. 6th and I have to say, it was so much fun! After hearing that there was going to be 26,700 runners between the two different races, I decided that this would be a walk for me with maybe some running. Well, I have to say, Des Moines did a GREAT job of organizing this run and the route was fabulous. That being said, since I was with my friend that was a non runner and well, actually a non-work-out kind of person (until this last week) I had decided to stick with her and do the race along side her. Since the course was on city streets there was plenty of room for runners and walkers. She was ok with me running and waiting for her so, that is what I did. I would run to a color station, wait for her, run through the color, wait for her and we did this the entire time and it was great. Had I wanted to I would have been able to run with no problem even though there were masses of people. Instead, I did it this way and I am so proud of my friend for doing this, I can only hope that she now continues to work out, get fit and healthy and maybe next year, we can run it together! We did it in about 45 minutes. That even included a stop at the water station so she could chat with a friend that was volunteering.


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LIVE2RUN4LIFE 10/8/2012 4:59PM

    You both look very happy!
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CRAFTINWIFE 10/8/2012 3:51PM

    emoticon I plan to do (the most local) one next year!

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MIRAGE727 10/8/2012 3:01PM

    I had friends from Omaha who drove up for that race. Too much fun! Thanks for sharing!

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TRILLIUM22 10/8/2012 2:48PM

    Sounds like great fun. Nothing like combining social stuff and your fitness stuff. I think it is really empowering to do something that is now easy and at one time wouldn't have been. If you know what I mean.

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NATPLUMMER 10/8/2012 11:17AM

    I'm glad you enjoyed it. You're just not as cranky as I am ;-)

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SEABREEZE65 10/8/2012 10:12AM

    Sounds like fun! Maybe you will "inspire" your friend to walk and walk and walk some more!

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LAURIE5658 10/7/2012 6:09PM

    I was at the Des Moines Color Run too and loved every minute of it!!!!

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IFDEEVARUNS2 10/7/2012 5:59PM

    That's great - so glad you managed to run and play at the same time, and be there for your friend.

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68ANNE 10/7/2012 5:20PM


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