I didn't run it. But my friends Paul and Tom from ALARC are the organizers/brains behind the operation and so I have volunteered two years in a row now. It is my job to stand just before where the 5k runners go straight and 1/2 marathon runners take a left. I have to scream to the runners which way to go, based on their bibs. (Wonder why I always get picked for this spot in the race?)
This was on Saturday morning. It was 39 degrees and WINDY. Wow, was it cold. I hope you can tell from these pictures how cold it was:
Also, I just happened to look down while I was waiting for the runners to get to my 'station' and I realized that I must have been standing in the common area for teenage girls to throw their underwear out the car window. Gross!
Anna and Christine ran the race as a relay! I was so proud of them, they did the race in 2 hours and 16 minutes total. (Beat my best time by 2 minutes.) Wow, was it cold...