|Caitlin, Ryan, and myself.|
Photo taken by Caitlin@HTP
super proud of my friend and co-worker Caitlin, who finished with her boyfriend Ryan right after Caitlin@HTP and I finished. This was Caitlin's first 8K too, but it was also one of her best running times, which is great! I am so happy for her!
After the race, we said good-bye to Caitlin@HTP, then Caitlin, Ryan, and I drove around before deciding on Einstein Brother's bagels for breakfast. I had a very delicious fruit parfait! YUM! Then I took them back to Caitlin's and went home. After a shower and a nap, Chris took me out to lunch at one of my favorite bbq restaurants called Wildside BBQ Bar & Grill. I have a delicious pulled bbq sandwich with sweet pickles and side salad. If you are in the area and love bbq, I highly recommend you check it out. There is outside seating available, and they are a dog-friendly restaurant. It is also close to a wonderful little park that is great for an after meal stroll.
Caitlin@HTP ran with a hand-held camera and took pictures. She had this awesome little belt for holding her camera, which is something I have been wanting. She told me that she got it at a local running store, so I had to head out there after lunch. I think the belt will be great for running with a camera as well as a cell phone for when Caitlin and I are running in the early hours of the morning or for when we start heading out for trail runs (which I hope to do). I not only purchased the awesome Spibelt in purple, but I also got a new pink running shirt (that Nike style is my favorite... it fits great and is very comfortable), cool adidas running visor with reflective strips, some sport beans to test out on a longer run, and a fun license plate cover for my car (it says: Runner Girl, I Run Like a Girl). Needless to say, that store is dangerous, but I had some Easter money to spend.
I hope that you all are having an absolutely wonderful weekend!
Also, thank you so much to people who have been commenting on my blog. I attempted to find a way to add a reply button to Blogger, but that resulting in my downloading a virus on the other laptop... yeah, I definitely will not be trying that again. So until Blogger adds a reply feature, or I switch to a different blog site (not very likely right now as I like Blogger for everything else), I will reply to your comments by posting an additional comment or replying via e-mail if necessary. Please check back. I apologize for the inconvenience, and I hope to find a way to reply in the future. I greatly appreciate your comments!!! THANK YOU!