|It wasn't easy, but we did it!|
I knew I’d have to walk a section because part of the course was on a dirt-rocky path. When I attempted to ride, the muddy-equestrian trail was no match for my tired-noodley legs. Hellllo Fall #2!
Today, I wince when I walk. I'm sore. A couple times during the race, I toyed with quitting, as I felt my body weaken. But I was determined to complete that dam thing and after one hour and ten minutes, I did.
Hooray! It's over, hooray!
The day didn’t go as planned (nothing ever does). However, I had fun with my neighbor and I loved sharing the infectious Race Day Spirit with all those prepared athletes! Plus, I won a sweatshirt in the after-race raffle! Most importantly, I learned an important lesson in keeping life balance, and the Boy Scouts said it best: