A Real Fun Run

This morning I ran a fun run! Bobbi invited me to join her and her running buddies for a replay of last week’s 15K in Loma Linda. The girls didn’t run the actual race for various reasons, but still wanted to do their own race!

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Bobbi and Loma Linda are about an hour away from me so I took some fuel for the journey.

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About an hour and $5.00 in tolls later (Sad smile) I met up with the girls to start our own 15K!

Everyone was so festive too! Bobbi was dressed up and lent me a pair of antlers for some fun pictures.IMG_5003

She even made us numbers! All we needed to make this more official was a water stop. IMG_5002

Oh wait, we totally had that too! Jackie’s husband met us half way and provided water and gels! IMG_5004

Okay maybe it wasn’t completely legit since we got lost about 4 times. Seriously. IMG_5006

We kept saying, “Good thing this isn’t a real race!” as we were getting lost and stopping to look at the map.

But we made it and finished our first festive 15K nine miler. Technically a 15K is 9.3, but my Garmin only got to 9.2.

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What do you do after a fun unofficial race?

Go out to breakfast of course. Or brunch as the case may be Smile

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We all decided to celebrate our victorious 1, 2, 3 and 4th places in the first annual Holiday 9 Miler at a local breakfast / lunch joint – Martha Greens.

I got a veggie omelet with fruit and toast.  I was really craving a veggie burger, but didn’t see one on the menu though – which I find super weird. IMG_5009

I Since I was kind of in a “sandwich biting” kinda mood I made an egg sandwich with mytoast and eggs.IMG_5011

Is it sad that the bathrooms at Martha Greens are marked with a hen and a rooster – and I had to take a second to think which one was the “girl” restroom? IMG_5012

I think we can all agree on this:

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Comments

  1. says

    How fun! You all are too cute.
    I hate when restaurants mark their restrooms like that. Sometimes it takes me a minute to figure out which is which.

  2. says

    What a fun thing you and your friends did by racing together, I love the idea! Now I need some adventurous friends who like to exercise like me :-) Anyone around Raleigh/Cary in NC? :-)
    Ana

  3. says

    This is seriously a great idea! I LOVE the matching socks. How fun is that?!

    I still haven’t found a group of friends who like running since my move, but I do want to do a matching outfit race at some point this next year. 😉 haha Guys don’t ever do stuff like that!

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