I am blessed to run with two strong, beautiful women on a regular basis. They are both much faster and stronger than me but are happy to run and chill out in the happy-pace zone. They run happy, they are a genuine joy to run with and I love them so much! But on Sunday they ran their hearts out too.
On Sunday yet again I was reminded just how awesome Janette and Louise are – two speedy sole sisters. Apart from looking strong and fit they both churned out some fantastic times. Just look at their percentage rankings!
And as for Grant what can I say? He might do one run before an event, but most likely doesn’t do any running at all. Yet he still cranked out an amazing 5km!
Then there is my Pauly. A PB for him. Age is a number, he is proof. He’s heading towards his 58th birthday in November but has run not one, not two, but THREE half marathon PBs this year AND in the first six months.
All up a fantastic weekend of running for all of us. At the end of the year we will team up and become Team Quackers for the Bruny Island 64km Ultra. This will be one fun weekend of running, laughing and for certain members of the team time to practise their French accents. But that’s another story.
We all had the best time at Run Melbourne.
I am one blessed Unsporty Woman to have such a wonderful bunch of people to share running events with. And aren’t they all just amazing? I think they are!
And a big thank you to my wonderful Mum and Dad who literally kept the home fires burning. While it was wonderful weather in Melbourne, Victoria, back home in Tasmania it was freezing with snow down to 400m. The farm sits at 300m so it was mighty cold! The house and the cats were kept toasty warm.
Happy running 🙂
PS don’t you just love the cool certificates (above) that we can download from this event? As far as urban road races go this would have to be the best organised, most fun event ever. Worth every cent of race entry! Wonderful organisers, wonderful volunteers, great atmosphere, lots of music…it has it all! It doesn’t feel like a run, it’s more of a party.