Jersey was perfect..I wish I could have stayed longer! Danny and I actually left our costumes at home in VA Beach, and I opted for a more traditional outfit…one including my new Nike Tempo shorts so i could race in a local 5k with my brother!
The race wasn’t my best. I originally set out to beat my PR of 25:23…but one mile in my stomach was in some SERIOUS pain. I thought I could hold out my 7:50ishh pace but the only way it would’ve happened was if I was running straight towards a porta potty… I finished the race in 25:33 but was SUPER excited for my brother! It was his first ever race and he finished in 24:13. (With no training what-so-ever…damn kids.)
Despite my failed attempt at a PR, I managed to snag third place in my age group for females, and my bro placed third in his as well.
It was so fun to run with my brother, even if he was about a minute ahead the whole time. The race was to benefit research for SIDS, and after explaining the saddness to my brother he said..”Oh, I thought we were running for STDS.”
Post race my mom made us wraps filled with smoked turkey, cucumber, and cream cheese. (Yes..I’m having a hard time quitting dairy, hence my pain. I’m ridiculous.)
Post 5k we took this little girl for a walk..
then headed out to Haddonfield..where I was lucky enough to score a running related gift from my parents! More on that soon.
Edit: My official results!
age|#in p. 2 o'all grp|age age sex|#fin place age s TIME pace plc|grp group plc|by sex 53 23 F 25:36 8:13 3/26 F2029 10/113 F