Well THAT Sucked...

>> Sunday, April 26, 2009

...but we’re all glad we did it!

Just a quick note that everyone know that all 5 of us (including multi-sport first-timer Steph) finished the Winter BeGone Duathlon this morning! The race came close to being canceled...

There was RAIN.
There was LIGHTNING.
There was a little HAIL.
There was WIND.
There was COLD. (is that a sentence?)

And there was a car full of us from the Cities that didn’t really want to start the race.

Here’s a quick photo of Pharmie before the race standing (and shivering) in a downpour:

But we all got through it!! Back with a bunch of photos and our story from the duathlon tomorrow morning.


nwgdc 5:59 PM, April 26, 2009  

wow, Pharmie looks THRILLED to be there!
Looking forward to hearing about it!

Polz├║nkov 6:08 PM, April 26, 2009  

Glad you guys did it anyway!
I bet the pictures are amazing!

BaddApple 6:17 PM, April 26, 2009  

Way to do it. I stuck to the Treadmill.

Lisa Slow-n-Steady 6:24 PM, April 26, 2009  

you finished and now you have yet another interesting story to tell. :-)

Diana 6:31 PM, April 26, 2009  

This looks exactly like what I had to put up with on my 10K this past Saturday! Sucks, but still was fun!
Looking forward to the pics!

WADDLER26.2 7:10 PM, April 26, 2009  

On the suck scale that looks like a 10 !

Trishie 7:38 PM, April 26, 2009  

looks ... delightful.

teacherwoman 7:40 PM, April 26, 2009  

Oh my. That's craziness!

Missy 8:50 PM, April 26, 2009  

OH, I hate the sting of hail when I ride a bike! Can't wait to get the details!

Tammy 8:55 PM, April 26, 2009  

UGH! Looks like one of those races where I hope and pray not to get there in time to compete...

amybee 8:58 PM, April 26, 2009  

Congrats for getting through the event. Makes my run in the rain today feel very wimpy.

Will it ever be warm here again?

duchossois 9:23 PM, April 26, 2009  

Congrats for toughing it out. Racing under those conditions is NO FUN!

Badgergirl 9:39 PM, April 26, 2009  

Oh boy. Can't wait to hear the story.

jen 10:48 PM, April 26, 2009  

Yikes! Congrats on the finish. :)

Carly 11:23 PM, April 26, 2009  

That looks miserable!

Casey 7:13 AM, April 27, 2009  

Well, at least it looks like you guys are prepared...though I imagine those umbrellas will slow you down a bit... :)

lindsay 7:28 AM, April 27, 2009  

sounds like a terrific race experience. ;) glad you all survived and can't wait to get the full story.

Jess 7:39 AM, April 27, 2009  

That looks miserable!

Marlene 9:28 AM, April 27, 2009  

Those do NOT look like nice racing conditions! Congrats to all. Can't wait to hear about it!

X-Country2 10:55 AM, April 27, 2009  

OMG, kill me before I'd get out of the car.

Amy 11:08 AM, April 27, 2009  

omg, that's ironic that it was a "Winter BeGone" race. Wow, yall are troopers!

sRod 10:32 AM, April 29, 2009  

Those are probably the worst possible race condition you could ask for. Even snow would have been better.

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