Top 10 Moments from the Hood to Coast Relay

Hello! I just just got back to my hotel room after running the Hood to Coast relay race with my team! I’m going to do a full recap/results post tomorrow but today I wanted to tell you my top 10 favorite things about HTC!

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10. Seeing Mt.Hood and running down it. It was GORGEOUS! I focused on trying to soak in all the green beauty so there aren’t a ton of pictures. But there were a few small waterfalls and that is awesome.

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9. Making new friends! I only knew one person on the team before this weekend.

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8. Soaking up all the advice and tips from the man, the legend Bart Yasso!

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7. Olive Garden. Yes, this was totally necessary in the middle of a relay race.

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Bread stick cheers! Hey, we gotta carb-load.

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6. Checking out 198 miles of Oregon. Partially on food, partially via van.

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(RER on instagram)

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5. Enjoying the city’s finest beverages.

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4. Picking out my favorite team name…

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3. Not dying on my night leg. You know I was scared.

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Relay vet Robert told me to make a friend so I tried. It worked for a bit.

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2. Actually getting 40 minutes of sleep before our last leg.

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and delicious coffee and eggs from a high school fundraiser.

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1. All the jokes and hand-offs and fun! Team work makes the dream work.

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(From Runner’s World Insta)

Question: What was the best part of your weekend?

Comments

  1. says

    I can’t even imagine how cool it must’ve been to hang out with Bart Yasso. “Yeah, I did some You-800s last week–felt great!” I’m glad your HTC journey went well and that you enjoyed the experience. Looking forward to reading the full recap!

  2. Krystin C says

    I should have grabbed a pic when I said Hi at the mountain!! Glad you had fun and enjoyed my state! Oregon is beautiful and Hood to Coast is my favorite!

  3. says

    I ran Hood to Coast this weekend with Nuun and it was my first relay experience so clearly I had an amazing weekend as well. So many van snacks, lots of traffic, beers, and good running! Team names and costumes were hilarious. I loved the Anchorman team!

  4. says

    I’ve always wanted to do one of these races! Looks hard, but fun. Best part of my weekend was doing a hike around Devil’s Lake in WI with my two year old daughter on my back. That 8 mile run I have planned for today will be a piece of cake :-)

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