once upon a race.

Is it dumb to drive 2 1/2 hours to run a short road race in the rain?


Would I do it again?

Yes. In three weeks.

That feeling of anticipation. The runners, the volunteers, the goofy announcer, the earnest national anthem singer, Trail Monkey wondering what the hell, the feeling of waiting for that first mile marker. The finish line in the distance, the beer garden waiting. Anticipation, suffering, euphoria. Repeat as necessary. Nothing like it.

I love running.

Sometimes you just need a rainy 5k to remember why.



About gary

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9 Responses to once upon a race.

  1. kwiens4 says:

    My kids are immediately jealous. They want to run this one

  2. tosuperstar says:

    5K and a Tractor Pull, Life is Good!

  3. Bubbles McGillicutty says:

    Life as it should be. I’m happy for you.

  4. jenster says:

    How far did you pull the tractor?

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