Signed up for my first 5K

By Skip

So I have finally found my first race to compete in.  I had a hard time doing this as I am trying to coordinate this with my 40th birthday and a nice weekend getaway.  So our weekend is really dictated by a few different races that weekend.

I decided upon St. Augustine, Florida and the Runner’s Care 5K.  Here is the link to the website: http://therunnerscare5k.wordpress.com/

The graphic to the right is the actual route that I will be running.  We will be staying about 200 feet from the starting line which is awesome!

We have a great weekend planned and will be getting up there the night before the race… Hopefully I can walk the route the night before so I can get used to it.  Wish me luck and anybody reading this that will be in that area, make sure you stop by and say “hello!”

Filed in: 5K, Running • Sunday, April 11th, 2010
 

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