Los Angeles, CA | 9.22.13
While about 30 people expressed interest (which is awesome), about 14 of us registered and about 9 of us actually showed up run and walk the event. I was pretty happy - it's not every day you can pull college students out of bed to go run 3 miles for fun on a Sunday morning.
|Marymount Mariners representing!|
|I'm in the bright blue shorts, in the back.|
RnR Las Vegas.
The course was almost completely flat, save for a slight grade coming back into the finish area. The road itself was boring, just a Los Angeles tree-lined street, out and back course -- with the only saving grace being that we were a) less than two blocks from the ocean, which provided even more gorgeous weather on the first day of autumn! And b) that we were parallel to the landing strip at LAX so if you wanted, you could just watch planes land the whole time. Kind of awesome. Kind of like Operation Jack.
We also learned that Anna and Morgan (mind you, her first 5K!) finished first and third, respectively, in their age group! Excitement. All in all, of the 9 of us, 4 students completed their first 5K ever, whether by running or walking, and had a great time. What a boost!
So glad we got to do this and so glad it was the kicking off point for our awareness week on campus. What a great event! Thank you Didi Hirsch Foundation!
Did you race this weekend? How'd it go?