Monday, July 19, 2010

Trail Run, Mud, and TuTu Man

This past weekend Scott and I last minute decided to participate in a local 3 mile race: The Spillway Class Trail Run. While I've been taking my training a little more seriously and cutting back on silly races, this was a hard one to turn down. Features included:

Running.....


Lots of mud...


beer...

and perhaps the best part: a post race shower to clean off :)


I was sold!

I figured I could substitute my tempo run for a 5k... ( Don't tell my coach!)

The race took place in the local Naw-lins swamp lands of course. And while they may call it a race, this my friends is one of those races you can't take too seriously. Having rode nearly 70 miles the day before and barely surviving my 3000 m swim, my legs were in no condition to truly race. Therefore I have no real race report to provide. Instead, I would like to highlight some of the main events. This my friends is what I call a road race!

Drunk med students sipping beer from a pee-bottle


and Tutu man singing some crazy song about a watermelon..... I think my face describes it all ~


New Orleans clearly takes their post race partying very seriously. Probably a little more seriously than the race. I guess this is what happens when you combine alcohol and super skinny endurance athletes.

Think you can hang?

Join me for the Red Dress Run!


Have a great week everyone ~


16 comments:

  1. You certainly do some interesting (fun looking) runs! That watermelon video was funny and a little weird...

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  2. I forgot about this race - wish I would have done it!

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  3. Oh..New Orleans certainly does do FUN freakin' races!!

    nice...oh, and i won't tell your coach!;-)

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  4. Ha ha..that is just awesome and totally fun! :)

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  5. Now that's a run to remember! What a bunch of characters too. May need to go back and watch the watermelon man again. Not sure what's going on there.

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  6. That race looks awesome!! Glad you guys had fun!

    There are a bunch of crazies from Panama City Beach heading over for the red dress run! Keep you eyes open for some crazy PCB people!

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  7. They have some interesting post-race parties there in New Orleans. I think I need to spend more time there!

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  8. So fun H! Love it! MISS YOU!

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  9. 大肚能容,了卻人間多少事,滿腔歡喜,笑開天下古今愁。..................................................

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  10. MAN your races look like way more fun than any races we have here in Maine! Awesome!

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