Monday Runday and Dash for the Beads.

So yeah, this past weekend was absolutely gorgeous. But then we woke up to ice and temps in the teens this morning.
 
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That is so true. See what I told you about Texas crazy weather.
 
There were patches of ice on the ground and they also canceled my spin class this a.m. Which I secretly loved because I got to get my run on before work this morning. Monday runday 10K. 
 
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Let’s back it on up to this past weekend. Friday night I went to dinner and bowling with a friend. It has been AGES since I’ve gone bowling! But super fun. I was a little bit rusty. 
 
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Saturday morning was the Dash for the Beads 5K! Me and mama rocked it out.
 
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I actually thought I wanted to race this one until I saw this on the website. Boy was it challenging for sure. That was probably the hilliest 5K I’ve ever run!
 
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Not too shabby though on the finish time, especially after running 26.2 just last weekend. I beat about 205 20 year olds and came in 5th place in my division so uhh…I guess that’s pretty cool. 
 
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When I was done running I went back around and finished with my mom who walked it. I love having her out at races with me! She seems to really enjoy it.
 
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Even though the course was crazy hilly I would definitely run it again. Folks were all decked out and you could even bring your doggies and dress them up. This little pup was super cute.
 
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Post race they had live music, food, drinks…and even shots of whiskey! Haha I passed on that part but I thought that was fun.
 
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Oh and I decided on the green and purple mix of socks. Thanks to those of you that helped me decide what to wear!
 
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How was your weekend? Have you ever done a fun holiday or themed race?

25 thoughts on “Monday Runday and Dash for the Beads.

  1. Aww, what a cute puppy and I know what you mean…great Sunday weather and now I’m looking at tons of snow and ice!! Ugh! 🙂 I love bowling, too!! I don’t go that often but when I do it’s so much fun!

  2. That looks like fun! The goofy races are the best 🙂 Fashion question: did you pin/tie your beads down so they didn’t smack you the whole race? That’s been my concern when considering dressing up.

  3. I came across your page while looking for pictures of the Dash. I sit on the board – I’m so glad you had a good time!! Be sure and post any pics you took on the Dash page, you could potentially win a $250 gift card to Gloria’s (yums). Hope to see you there next year, thank you for coming!

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