So I've done several 5Ks (one every month so far this year) and I decided that I wanted to try the Warrior Dash. I talked my bestfriend, her wife, my cousin Connie, and my friend Que into doing the Dash w/ me. Saturday we ran in the 6:30 PM wave. WE HAD A BLAST!!! Challenging, for sure, and much tougher than I expected mainly due to the fact that most of the running was done going UP the mountain. But oh what a feeling of accomplishment when you cross that finish line. I would encourage anybody that wants to do it to sign up...but do it quick, b/c spots go fast!!!
Here's the pics.
Wow...what a BLAST that was!!! Tougher than I expected it to be, but mostly b/c the majority of the running was going UP the mountain through very muddy terrain. The obstacles were challenging, but doable (except the 12 foot wall which I could not climb over, unfortunately, but am RESOLVED to do w/o fail next year). Definitely got muddy and dirty but OMG, it was SO much fun. My legs and knee caps are scratched up and bruised...it's like a badge of honor, LOL
So without further ado...here's my pictures.
This is our group before we got ready to head out. That's me in the back in the pink shirt, my cousin Connie in the cowboy hat, my bestfriend Elizabeth in the other pink shirt, her wife Brandi in the blue tie-dye shirt, and my friend Que in the black tanktop and shorts.
The shuttle ride to the dash. Our driver has lived in the mountains for 27 years and is VERY comfortable driving the roads. 35 - 40 mph going down the mountain.
Our group at the entrance to the Warrior Dash. The extra female standing next to Que is her wife, Spoon. She was our cheerleader and personal photographer, LOL
The flames were our starting pistol, LOL
Navigating through muddy tires.
That's me coming over the floating log and that's my cousin, Connie, behind me.
Jumping the flames just before the finish line.
Our team after finishing the dash.
And donating our muddy sneakers to a good cause.
Just before jumping in the shower.
My battle scars!!!
I have 180 photos so I just picked some of them to share w/ you.