Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Cupcake Classic 2.0

I hate running in the rain, unless it is race day. I know I live in the wrong state but I don't like being wet. With that said I have ran more races in the rain then not - so I clearly don't hate it that much.  We have had an AMAZING fall so far - yet the one weekend I planned to participate in the Cupcake Classic the forecast called for 100% rain.


I had originally planned to Sparkle my way through the Cupcake Classic, but as I drove to the high school we were meeting at I decided to skip the Team-Sparkle Skirt and add my raincoat instead.  This was a good choice. I also left my phone and iPod in the car as I just didn't want to risk it.


Since I am supposed to be walking, I decided to run with Julie's daughter Alli. Her goal was to run the straight aways, and walk the curves. I brought my Garmin so we wouldn't have to count laps. We started on our way.  It rained, rained some more oh and rained some more. I don't think it stopped raining the entire time.

After we completed the 5K, we continued walking around the track while Julie's kiddos participated in a Lacross clinic. After 4.5 miles we called it! We were starting to get cold and I think we all were ready for a cupcake.  Julie brought me two cupcakes, one for me and one to take home to my kiddo......


 
....shhh don't tell anyone but they both didn't make it home!
 
 
After I got home instead of heading right to the shower, I hopped on the treadmill to finish out my last 1.5 miles to reach my goal of 6 miles for the day.  I mean I had an extra cupcake to work off anyways.  
 
A big thank you to Jess @ runwithjess.comfor hosting the Cupcake Classic - it is one virtual race that I look forward to.
 
Did you or are you participating in the Cupcake Classic?

8 comments:

  1. No cupcake classic here but I think your shirt is great!

    However, I did eat about 8 cookies yesterday so I have a run scheduled to work that off today. ;-)

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  2. You earned those cupcakes!

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  3. Bahaha, those cupcakes wouldn't have made it home with me, either! Thanks for coming out and playing in the rain with us, you are awesome!

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  4. Nice job! I don't know if I would have braved the rain:) Cupcakes look so good!

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  5. I'm totally in love with your shirt. Good job on the 5k and finishing your walk! I was glad my race was on Saturday and not Sunday.....

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  6. What a cool and yummy race! Guess what? You have been nominated for the Liebster blog Award by me...come on over to find out what to do next! Blessings girl!

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  7. Yes -- LOVE the shirt!! What a fun race idea!! I would TOTALLY run for cupcakes lol!

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