Right off the bat I hav to say that I loved the Cap 10K! I loved it 10,000x's more than the Austin Half in every way. Let's start at the beginning though.
Stayed with my friend C so I brought my own breakfast. I bought a Kashi instant oatmeal because it had 8 grams of protein compared to basically zero protein in the other brands.
Since we had signed up for the race through the Run Like a Girl program we were given special access to their tent, complete with brunch, massages, and giveaways! It was really fun and I hope to see Run Like a Girl at more events.
Brunch = fruit, smoothie, quiche, but I don't like eggs...story to follow
People are encouraged to dress in costume for the Cap 10K and there were some fantastic ones out there, but I only managed to snap a pic of these two groups. Hello, these people ran with that baby in a baby jogger! I love a family that runs together!
These folks were connected so they had to run together!
After the race we were still hungry so headed to South Congress Cafe. This place is sort of nice, and we stunk like funk. Luckily there were a few other runners there. We had to wait for about an hour, but it gave us a chance to people watch and veg out. Once we sat down I needed to hydrate stat.
And what did I order? an Omlet. Why? Because the cutie hipster waiter wooed me into ordering the special, even though and hour before I had just proclaimed I do not like eggs. I'm special. So I didn't eat my food, and was sad, so I had to order dessert to make up for it. SO GOOD! The toffee is homemade and melts in your mouth. C and I shared half of this, and then she took the rest home. Still thinking about this....
Not a PR today, but still a fantastic race that I felt really good about. I also need to tweak the Nike+ a little more, but I definitely utilized it during the hills. I didn't allow myself to get slower than a 10 min/mi going up there (because if I had my way I'd walk up them, no lie). Anyway, my next race is in the end of May, but I'm hoping to find another shorter race before then and also start booking some races for the summer!