>> Wednesday, October 06, 2010
Here's the post you've been waiting for.....
So at the end of my TC 10 Mile race report, I had just hit my goal and was walking back up to meet my family. Before that, I had ran into Todd next to the finish line as I had my hands on my knees. He laughed: "Don't puke next to the media tent!" We shook hands and I worked my way back up the hill. I yelled my appreciation for Mark and Cassie when I saw them (they cheered LOUD for me as I ran past). I found the unknown cheering group that really cheered hard for me as I was coming down the hill, and I realized it was the Hulls and CY! Thanks for the cheers! I talked with them for a bit, and they were thrilled for me that I had made my goal. I waited there with them until Matt went by, and we all cheered like mad men for him!
But let's back up a bit.
Annie had hauled a LOAD of stuff to their "cheer zone" as I was probably around mile 6 working my way towards them:
Me heading to the finish (as seen in my race report)
an AG win and a 10th place female finish!
Sister-in-law Steph as a sexy Raccoon
Matt wiping his face (he had barfed about a half mile back)
Matt headed towards the finish
All smiles once I walked back from the finish
(with my mylar blanket and food in my t-shirt like I said in my race report)
Steph, Borsch, and I. Annie told me I look like "that Asian girl."
Two nuns trying to get through the traffic!
Borsch and Steph cheering
Cousin Megan nearing the finish of her first 10 miler!!
Coming in for some high-fives
Megs heading towards the finish!
EPIC PHOTO! A steaming helping of Matt.
Aunt Nancy nearly done with her second 10 mile race in 2 years!!
Nancy getting some high-fives!
After the 10 milers were wrapping up is when the fun began! I know, I know... it's about time things started to get a little fun!! Check out the rest of these photos (from me, Annie, and Steph):
Mike as roadkill
More Mike roadkill
Newlyweds Borsch and Steph. Steph just bagged this beast.
This NEEDS to be their Christmas Card Photo!!
Me and Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'"
(Notice I'm still rockin' the arm warmers)
Mikey rockin to some tunes
The 4 of us being ridiculous
Mike showing how is "tail" can turn into his "manhood"
Annie trying to see a photo on her camera
Me and the BEST PHOTOGRAPHER EVER! Thanks for all the photos, Annie!!
With Nancy and Megs
Hokey-Pokey! "... you put your backside in, and you shake it all about..."
Getting suited back up after a potty break
Super-spectators (and sisters) Annie and Steph
Teresa finishing the marathon (on the far left)
Jill finishing the marathon (in the memory of her late husband)
Matt M finishing the marathon with an hour+ PR!!
Hug from Chris (the guy in red wants a hug too...)
Asking if I broke 60... still embracing...
Matt showing us his moves
Pharmie running up to us!
Pharmie heading to the finish of her 11th straight TC Marathon!!!
Celebrating the birthday's of Pharmie, Mike, and Steph!
Thanks everyone! And big thanks to the Linders for coming up to cheer!