Race Spectating – A Warm Up

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After spending Saturday night proving I can still hang with my boozey OH friends and getting a teaspoon-worth of shut eye, I met Kimi at our classy rendezvous point (the Walmart parking lot) to get our runner cheer on all morning.

Kimi’s dealing with some nasty post-marathon knee issues & I was trying to play my “responsible recovery” card so we headed up to the CWRRC Fall Classic Half/5K and tried not to be bitter about not running.

Luckily 4 hours of cowbelling kept me occupied and distracted.

(And everybody else with a strong desire to punch me.)

Moja, Holly, Kristina & an Ali ‘I <3 Sweat’ sighting!

We got lucky with some awesome (not just for Ohio) weather, a kick ass field of friendly & appreciative runners to cheer for, and lots of fun with new internet-turned-IRL friends.

Heather, Kimi, Christi, Chelsea, Crazy Cowbell Lady

I’ve got my race cheerleader act all fine-tuned and ready for y’all in Vegas.  I’ll be working on my toe-touches, cartwheels, and choreographed dance moves to make sure you really get my best.

Sweaty Emily, you better step up your game.  We’re throwing down on the Strip in 2 weeks and counting.

Sarah OUaL

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16 thoughts on “Race Spectating – A Warm Up

  1. I like to think that you came all the way to Ohio just to cheer me on. :)

    Thanks for the cheers! Sad I missed the bonding of being in the cheer group – but you know, SOMEBODY had to run the race. Hehe.

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