The Color Run

Have you heard of The Color Run? Have you ran it?

What is The Color Run™?
The Color Run™ 5k is a unique experience focused less on speed and more on crazy color fun with friends and family. Color runners come from all different ages, shapes, sizes, and speeds; but everyone toeing the start line has a blast. Whether you are a casual morning mall walker or an Olympic athlete, the 3 miles of The Color Run™ course will be the most memorable and colorful run of your life! (thecolorrun.com)

I am not a runner.  I have never been a runner.  The e-card that talks about 'if you see me running, you better run too!'... yeah, that's me.  I sometimes dream about becoming one though.  My hubby was an outstanding runner (Olympic material, no joke) until a car accident in 2004.  I've gone through phases of begging him to teach me how to be a runner and he tried - but when you've always been a runner, and a good one, it's hard to teach a non-runner.

3 weeks after Aria was born, The Color Run came to Iowa.  The photos make it look like so much fun, I knew people from work were going, I wanted to run.  ...but 3 weeks after giving birth is not the time to suddenly decide to run a 5k.

I will run it this year. I will run it this year.  I will run it this year!

I am starting this endeavor today.  In 135 days I will run my first 5k.  I will become a runner.
Want to do it with me?!

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