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Color Run 2012

Monday, November 05, 2012

When Jenny (from Azure's) first talked about doing a 5K in San Diego, I thought cool, I'm close enough to go down and do it. Hmm... I wonder if my husband would do it with me? Well, that's mostly because I probably wouldn't have gone without my security blanket & backbone. After all, this is the first time meeting anyone from Spark People. I was anxious and leery, because I'm normally really shy until I get to know someone. Then Katrina (Kat, former Azurita and one of the founders of the BLC) said she would run it too. SWEET!

Then we all basically forgot about it until the week of the race. DH & I met up with them and families and started talking, laughing and having a great time. I got my tush smacked plenty as I had decided to put a pair of color run white shorts that said color this on the back. Umm... yeah, not really a fan of pain here.

It took a long time for us to get to the starting line, but that was OK. Dave, and the others started opening their color packets and tossing them on us. Note, the color sticks better if the shirt is at least damp.

I think this was the longest 5K in history, but it was so fun to see everyone twirling and dancing through the color. Kat had so many different colors on her face by the end it was a brownish green and you could only see her eyes. I had color all over too (except around the face as I wore a purple bandana to keep the starch away so I could continue to breathe).

Unfortunately I didn't take the pictures the others did, but if you visit their pages you can see plenty of pics. LOL!
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FITNHEALTHYKAL 11/12/2012 5:30AM

    Magically memory making moments to last a lifetime!

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EUPHRATES 11/12/2012 1:46AM

    Woohoo!

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NYKIMMIE 11/8/2012 8:26AM

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JENS_DOIN_IT 11/6/2012 10:01PM

    I'm so happy for you! what an amazing and memorable day you had!!! emoticon

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QUEENCHRISWALSH 11/6/2012 12:32PM

    The Color Run is tons of fun. I met a fellow Spark People team mate at the Milwaukee one. I felt the same as you and walked away with a friend for life!!

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BKWERM 11/6/2012 10:59AM

    Sounds like fun! I was just thinking that it would be great to get together in person with some SparkFriends and thinking that wasn't it about time, SP organized another meet? Maybe in Florida or somewhere warm that I could visit and get away from the colder weather here.

Glad you had a good time. The word "color" spelled without a "u" sure looks weird to me, though. emoticon

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SEAWILLOW 11/6/2012 7:29AM

    AWESOME! Thank you for sharing!
I do not socialize with a lot of people and shy away from talking to people I do not know.
On SparkPeople it breaks down barriers and has actually helped me to communicate with people in person.

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BEACHLVRMI 11/5/2012 11:58PM

    You all looked like you had so much fun!!

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MONETRUBY 11/5/2012 10:54PM

    That sounded like a lot of fun! I'll have to check out the pics on the other pages.

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_LINDA 11/5/2012 9:10PM

    Sounds like a huge pile of fun!! I would be kind of concerned getting the powerdery stuff in the eyes though. Such neat ideas runners come up with!!
So glad you got to meet some Sparkies!!

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FITLIKENIC 11/5/2012 8:05PM

    You all looked GREAT!

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TJCADDO 11/5/2012 8:01PM

    You looked great in the pictures I saw of you. It looked like it was a lot of fun.

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