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Sep 28, 2011

I lied.....

6 miles on the schedule today.....done and not in the rain either!

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I have a confession to make.  I lied.  I said that the Detroit Marathon was going to be my last race for the year.  I changed my mind.  I signed up for my final(really) race of the year - The Wicked Halloween Run!

This is an inaugural race and I could not resist it and it's organized by the same people that also organized the Solstice Run 10 mile which I have run twice.  While I have heard complaints of the Solstice Run, I have never experienced any problems when I have attended the race - very well organized.

This is the last race of the season for me and it is a 10k race.  I decided to do this since I am not going to do the Turkey Trot 10k in Detroit on Thanksgiving morning.  I'm actually looking forward to sleeping in on Thanksgiving day.

So here's the details:

October 30th - Devil's day(night would be fun though)
Wicked Halloween Run - Plymouth, Michigan
Limited to first 950 runners(that tells you how popular this one will be)
10k'er get a medal - sweet!  A medal for a 10k?

Great run in Downtown Plymouth - kind of far from my home but should be worth it.
Awesome long sleeve shirt!

Candy Aid Stations - gotta love that!
Food and Beverage Buffet at the finish
"Thriller" song performance by dance group prior to race; haha!
Costume contest(although I probably will not participate)

Two weeks after my marathon so I should be just fine to run this race.  If you are in Michigan, I hope you can join me for this great event.

Question of the day?  Have you run in Costume before?




Have a great day and.....Keep Running!!!!!

12 comments:

  1. Looks very fun how could you not run it? Love the swag too!
    I'm boring. Have never run in costume.

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  2. i'm doing the 10k too!! hopefully i'll see you there

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  3. Sounds fun! I'd run this one, but I am going to do the Run thru Hell on Halloween (although it's techinically the day before halloween). Proceeds are to benefit a vietnam vet/hand cyclist!

    I have never ran a race in a costume, but I might on the 30th.

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  4. I have run adorned in lights for a 4th of July Midnight Run, but I cannot recall running in costume.

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  5. Super! I would have changed my mind for that race as well. Yes, I have run in costume before. I've been part of a team that won some prizes at races for best costumes. Always worth having some fun races between all the serious stuff.

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  6. That looks like a great race. Lots of fun! I'll have to look for a Halloween race for my husband since I can't run right now. What a great way to kick off that day!

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  7. I haven't heard of this race, but now I want to do it!! Maybe I will see you there!

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  8. That looks like a sweet race!! Cool shirt, medal and candy stops?! I love it!!

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  9. Medal for a 10K? Can't beat that, and a cool long sleeve shirt...I'd definitely be in as well. As for your question, i've never run in a full costume but i did wear a giant green afro wig for the 2010 Shamrock Half in Virginia Beach!

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  10. The only costume I have wrong was for a Warrior dash. I dressed up as a Spartan.

    I like the shirt of the race your doing!

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  11. Megan - You know we MUST get a picture before the race!

    Jamoosh - now that is interesting.

    Some great comments everyone!

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