Organ Donor Dash

21 Jan

Today was my first race of 2012! Woo hoo! The Organ Donor Dash is an event held by a non-profit organization trying to spread awareness about organ and tissue donation. Well they got my attention because I participated in their annual race.

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When we first got there the place had only a few runners so we took a walk to warm up and stretch.

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As you can see, it was not the nicest day for a race but I am still glad they held it! We ran down through downtown along Ocean Dr. and through the harbor and you couldn’t tell where the water stopped and the sky started, it was all grey!

Three awesome things happened this race!

  1. I set a new PR (personal record!) by shaving 3.29 minutes off my time which made my finishing time 32:19 minutes (10:38 minute mile). I’m choosing to go by the chip time (seen below) and not the time in the picture because the chip and my watch said the same thing.042
  2. I didn’t walk at all!039
  3. I got 2nd place!

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Of course I had my photographer and two biggest supporters there! My Loves! I am one of the luckies girls I know to have two awesome people in my life.

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They were both SO tired when we were waiting for the awards to begin that they both started falling asleep! I must admit I too was feeling a bit tired waiting. The worst part of running a race is the getting up early part because afterwards I am ready to fall a sleep!

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They also fed all the runners a healthy meal which was nice because I was starving! Only one other race I’ve run provided chow for the runners after the race. Nice touch!

All in all it was an awesome race and I had a blast doing it as always!

It’s always fun to set goals because when you meet that goal you feel a sense of accomplishment. The key to meeting your goal and not getting overwhelmed is by setting smaller goals that eventually lead to your main goal!

With that said, I’m going to go for a 10k next month!

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4 Responses to “Organ Donor Dash”

  1. Becca January 21, 2012 at 3:51 pm #

    The picture of Austin and Molly is adorable!!! And gooooo you!!! You’re awesome! I’m so proud of you! I love and miss you so much!

    • What's Up With Brittany January 21, 2012 at 5:14 pm #

      lol thank you! Yeah they are pretty cute! Thank you again! I love and miss you too!

  2. Mary January 23, 2012 at 12:44 pm #

    way to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • What's Up With Brittany January 24, 2012 at 11:14 pm #

      lol Thanks!! I had a lot of fun running it too!

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