Well, I did it! I ran my first 5k! I have done a few 5k's before
against my will, but I would only run for about 5 minutes then walk the rest :) But this time, I ran without stopping, which was such a huge accomplishment for me. As y'all know, I started the Couch to 5k program in January and was stunned when I actually stuck to it. So yesterday it was finally time to finish the drill.
The race was in Carlsbad, and it was the perfect place for my first. It's an adorable little beach town between the OC and San Diego, and we had plenty of time to explore before our race started (at noon!). The sun came out literally 5 minutes before our race started, which I was NOT happy about (I usually avoid running in the heat at all costs, AKA I'm a big pansy) but it went well and I was just so happy that I finished!
Crossing the finish line! My actual time was 34:35 (I know, I'm really slow! You marathoners can go ahead and laugh at me :)
I have the weirdest luck with running into Bachelor people. I just happened to walk by Andy Baldwin (The Bachelor Season 10) and had to snap a
creepy sneaky picture :)
It was such a great day and I was so glad that my parents were there to witness it! We never thought we'd see the day that I'd be running :) It's a miracle!