Back in December I was at his Snow Shuffle race, however I was injured and couldn't run in the race. My friends were going to push me in a wheelchair, but we couldn't locate a wheelchair so I just went to the race to watch my friends and have fun. While I was there I won a 55 Minute massage at Elements Massage so since I was going to Cedar Falls a day early I decided to finally use my gift certificate.
Tracy and I left on Friday around 12:15 p.m. for Cedar Falls. Our first stop was The Runners Flat to pick up our shirt and racing bib. Then Tracy and I had some lunch, then off to Elements Massage to redeem my gift certificate. I had a nice massage then Tracy and I checked into our hotel. We stayed at Country Inns and Suites and that was so nice. We got a super cheap rate since Tracy is a State worker.
Race day was windy and cold, however within a couple hours the sun did come out and warm things up a bit. If you are looking for a great 5K then definitely book this one next year. Why?
- It has wireless chip timing
- flat course
- cool looking race bibs
- door prizes
- LOTS of volunteers to make sure everything goes smoothly.
- dri fit shirts that you could choose your color.
- costume contest
- Best of all, all kinds of food and drinks at the end so you can be refueled to go run again. Even Gluten Free options.
Here are some pictures:
|My racing bib. Backward the number is 169 and divide that by|
13 and you get 13. 13 is my lucky number so I'm always trying
to find a 13 in my bib somehow. I know silly.
|Front of shirt.|
|Back of shirt showing all the sponsors.|
|A before picture of Tracy and I.|
|Here we are at the end of the race. Too funny.|
|After returning to the hotel we put on our race shirts for another picture.|
|We went to the local STUFF consignment store to|
do some shopping. I found these silly 5 inch heels and had
to get a picture with them. However I couldn't even stand in
them because they were so high. I'm not sure how people walk in these.