Run Hit Wonder

Posted on Jul 25, 2005


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Well, I did it.  I ran/walked the Run Hit Wonder yesterday.  It actually went much better than I was expecting.  The weather was great, sunny and not too hot.  My sister-in-law and three kids came down to cheer me and my husband on.  I managed to make 17 minute miles.  While it’s definitely not ideal, I didn’t come in last which was my greatest fear.

Donnadrawing

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Joan

Having the bands on the route was a lot of fun.  The Donnas were great! The bands did create quite a bottleneck because people would stop running just to hang out and watch.  That was great for me because it let me pass people.  I was too slow to see Chingy.  He had finished playing before I got to his 3 mile marker.

The after concert with Joan Jett was a lot of fun.  I’ve  loved her ever since the movie ‘Light of Day’.  My 2 year old niece had the best time.  She rocked out to each song.  She is definitely the punk rocker of the family.  All in all, I couldn’t have asked for a better first race to be in.  I even got a metal for finishing.  Looks like we will do it again next year.

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  1. I’m so happy for you! It sounds like it really went well and was fun to boot! Was it very hot? It’s been freakishly cold today- high was 63F I think. Bizarro. I know you would love it! Freak!

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