Friday, December 17, 2010

Pat Griskus finish

I'm still feeling like death warmed over and the lack of exercise (taking my rest week like a good little girl) is making me crabby and more tired.

I just got one of those emails from a race to order photos. I went through them and was reminded of the finish at the Pat Griskus Sprint. I was coming into the race shoot and a guy came up behind me and attempted to pass and I was NOT going to let that happen. He didn't realize at first that I was trying to stay with him.... the result was some funny pictures and we had a good laugh about it at the finish.

This is one of the reasons I love this sport so much. So fun to meet new people out there. You can read my race report HERE.

This first shot is just me ... I wish they had the other guy in it too. I'm laughing at myself and the effort I was putting out.
And this one is he and I after we crossed. Apparently the sun came out the moment we crossed that line.
I got a good laugh out of this and wanted to share some high notes after all my belly aching about my state of health (which I realize is really not that bad... I have a head cold, yes I feel like ass, but it will go away)....

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  1. "feel like ass" - I say that all the time . . . sooo happy to know another person who finds that phrase awesome.

    I hope you don't feel like ass tomorrow.

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  2. Laura, Those are some great finishing pics! You both are smiling big at the end ... that is what it is all about!

    Hope you feel better soon! I am still feeling like ass myself but have taken a day off of training so hopefully we both will kick this thing soon!

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  3. Love this!! You are right, one of the best parts about this sport is the friends you make out on course! :D Way to sprint to the finish that day! And you'll feel better soon, I'm sorry it's been hanging on for so long. I can't wait to feel better myself, I feel fitness slipping away daily (actually hourly) haha

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  4. Great photos and nice job not letting him pass you! Looks like good fun.

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  5. Ugh..I'm sorry you're still sick! I hope you get better soon!
    I love those finisher pics..they are awesome, and what a great story to go with it!

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  6. I'm hoping you are finally feeling better! :(

    Those are great photos... mines are NEVER that good! :)

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  7. You look like your had a lot of fun that day!

    Take your rest. I dislike it too. You will be all the better and rock it out once you are 100%!

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  8. I Love the photo of you laughing! It's alwas cool to have photos like that.
    Kenny
    www.apolicemanslife.com

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  9. Those are great pictures!!! I always look like I'm dying in my race pics!

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