We all have different reasons for running, racing and staying in shape. Most of us have more than one reason and often those reasons change over time. This weekend my good friend, Goldilocks, talked me into running the Gulf Coast Half Marathon in Pensacola. Here's why:
3. It's in Pensacola, which is only 3.5 hours away. Well... I'm driving, so 3 hours away. Easy peasy. Plus, with good friends, time flies.
1. The medal is a bottle opener. Seriously. That is awesome. Oh! And the race is on a beach. And the postcard we got to advertise the event a few months ago didn't show people running... it showed people drinking beer on a beach. Now that's what I call a fun run.