Sunday, March 15, 2009

A Busy Weekend Indeed!

My first of many 5k's this year happened for me on Saturday. I was excited to get outside and take on some competition. The TSB mountain bike gang showed up to battle the chill of the morning and take a stab at running. Even though many of the guys consider themselves mtber's I was not surprised by the results. Many whom haven't run since gym class in high school or only a few who may have jogged here and there over the years ROCKED today. They are all competitors no matter what the fun spirited competition may be and rose to the challenge.

I managed to accomplish exactly what I thought I would do so early in the season. I completed the 5k in 21:28. Happy with the result and squeezed out a 2nd place out of 22 runners in my A.G. I WILL BREAK the 18 min mark in 2009.

I was also excited to get out and finally meet many faces from JUST FINISH. Great group of like minded people who enjoy running, and any fun challenge as well.

Renee, Reese, Rayna, and I got to go back downtown for the St. Patty's day parade. The girls loved the sun and all the Leprechaun's and free candy. We stopped for lunch at the local Coffee shop (The Raven) for a quick bite then headed home.

SUNDAY SUNSHINE - I got in just over 16 miles on the SS around town today. I saw a lot of people enjoying the weather. A lot of walkers a handful of runners and only 1 other cyclist.

I stopped by the city skate/bmx park to watch the youngsters tear it up on the ramps. Those kids can do some pretty cool stuff on in-line skates and bmx bikes!


Todd Shorkey said...

Great finish in the 5k Todd! I know you will reach that goal of 18 minutes. I wish I could have been there with you guys!

Ashley said...

Sounds like an awesome weekend! This weather has been great to get out and run/cycle...whatever. BEAUTIFUL!!!