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I survived!


Sunday, October 28, 2012

But barely.

The 1/2 was horrible for me. I had a lousy night sleep, Day One of TOM and pouring rain. I hate to say that I only did 9 miles of the 1/2. I developed two blisters and decided it would be dumb to keep going. It was super disappointing. I was heading towards a PR and my feet said no.

The Dawn of the Dead Dash was fun. The fact that you could get brauts and alcohol *before* the race says something. They encourage people to not take it seriously and just have fun. The volunteer shift was a good time. I needed the silliness after earlier that day.

Sunday I thought the Woodland Park Zoo Dash *started* at 8am. But no. Packet pickup was at 8. So getting there at about 6:30 wasn't the best idea. I pulled my hood over my eyes and managed to catch a nap before the race.

The costumed kids were super cute and the money goes to the zoo. Can't beat that!

Oh, wait. I can.

The largest shirt they had was XL. And with some boxing it fit w/o breaking any obscenity laws!

I got home this afternoon and haven't done anything since except some reading, some TV, some kitty petting and a nap.

I'll go back to work tomorrow and rest up.

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TEENY_BIKINI 10/30/2012 1:24PM

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BLESSED2BEME 10/29/2012 6:45PM

    Bummer on the half but I'm so glad that you can take your disappointments so well and keep moving on! I love the Woodland Park Zoo. I would have loved to particpate in that.

No wonder your kitties were holding you down after a weekend like that!

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MISTY_MOUNTAINS 10/29/2012 2:45PM

    Way to go!! DOTDD sounds crazy fun!! I wish they did those around here.

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CBAILEYC 10/29/2012 12:41PM

    What a weekend! So sorry about the Half, but better to live to fight another day.
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ANGELLEE94 10/29/2012 10:07AM

    That's rad! Good weekend! I spent almost all of my with my boot in the air and a kitty on my lap.

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EMMYLOU010409 10/29/2012 9:10AM

    Busy, busy weekend! Way to keep at it! :)

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 10/28/2012 9:07PM

    Sorry to hear about your half, but I'm sure you'll be doing another one = )
I'm glad you survived the dead dash, it sounds like a lot of fun!

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