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Valentines Race

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Today my daughter (PURPLESWIMMER) and I went on the 5K (3.1 mile) Valentines Race. Her boyfriend stayed on the sidelines, so she had two runners push the Ainsley's Angels Racing Wheelchair. I walked, of course.

I bested my time for the 5K by a minute. We both got prizes at the end...I won 2nd place in my age category (70 and over) and she got one of the raffle drawings. She won a dozen cupcakes from a local baker (YUM...they had some there to sample) and I won a pair of running socks.

It was a fun day! How social and uplifting these races are...I'm always amazed and elated.
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  • WENDYANNE61
    That sounds like a very special race, Patti! Congratulations on coming in 2nd for your age-group and well done PurpleSwimmer! Enjoy the well-earned socks!
    1712 days ago
  • JEANKNEE
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    Congratulations to both you and Heather. Sounds like an enjoyable day.
    1720 days ago
  • MINATHERED
    I love races! I need to get signed up for my next one, which is April (not counting the Zombies, Run! Virtual Race in March). Great job doing your 5K!
    1720 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/13/2016 9:03:49 PM
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    emoticon it sounds great! Glad you enjoyed- and a personal best record set! emoticon
    1720 days ago
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