Guys. This race. Everything. The weekend. Everything! Our people?! EVERYTHING.
Listen, I’m not going to pretend that I was easy not running the marathon on Sunday. But, I can say, with certainty that I have a lot of peace with where I am physically and with running. That certainty allowed me to really really enjoy participating in the 5K. It also, truly, allowed me to soak up our people while we were in town for the weekend. Sure we were busy and running from event to event, meet up to meet up. But, without the pressure of the marathon, and having a peace with this season of my running life, I was thoroughly present. I could enjoy each person I saw, really see them, enjoy our time together. It was an amazing time.
First up though, the 5K.
MB and I arrive in Pittsburgh on Friday afternoon and Omni was home base. I had coordinated with Steff to meet and walk over to the start of the 5K. She and I both pretended like I’m not 100% directionally challenged and I ended up meeting them right outside of PNC park which was perfect.
it was so dreary and cold. and wet. and dreary.
fancy we run social pic from their insta page. Also LNRB, stop going out in the rain without a hat on. You look ridiculous.