Running Wild

Monday, March 22, 2010

Run Wifey Run

I’m not sure how “wild” it was but it sure was fun. Saturday, a few of my tennis buddies and I participated in the Publix Run Wild 5K around Atlanta’s historic Grant Park. The event was a part of the official ING Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon Weekend.

It was the perfect way to start off the weekend. The sun was shining and warmed us up quickly; the race route was scenic and challenging, but nothing too hard; and I finished smiling just under 36 minutes.

The gals getting ready to go

Me, Shannon and Nneka after crossing the finish line

To top the weekend off Miles hit a homerun in his baseball game later that morning, Husband and I won our tennis match that afternoon, and Sunday I got a coveted number to run in the Peachtree Road Race on the Fourth of July – the largest 10K in the country. I’ve run in the Peachtree several times before, but this one seems special. Maybe it’s because I can almost fix my mouth to say, “I’m a runner.” Almost.

How about you? Was your weekend “wild?” Hopefully you took the time to do something active to take care of you.

Winks & Smiles,
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Mammatalk March 22, 2010 at 11:04 AM  

Lots of pushing the double stroller to the park these days! Does that count?

You look great!

Shay Shay March 22, 2010 at 9:11 PM  

How do you do it all!?!?! Had a great time Saturday! You kept me running. Looking forward to the next race (although I may not make the Peachtree (frown)).

Mel -Tall Mom on the Run March 22, 2010 at 9:46 PM  

Looks like FUN, I love the pictures. Yes my weekend was WILD..

1. Sold our house
2. Bought a house
3. Won an Ipod
4. Watched my alma mater WIN in the NCAA tourne in person and hung with college buddies.
5. Ran a HILLY half Marathon..

I need to do more 5Ks

Anonymous,  March 24, 2010 at 11:48 AM  

I wouldn't call my past weekend wild but I certainly did do something for me. I looked for a new vehicle.

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