2015 Fourth of July Race

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I was up nice and early this 4th of July for the DC Road Runners Age Handicapped 4 Miler. I grabbed my niece, Ellie, and drove to Carderock Park, the site of many other races that I have done.

Ellie was not very pleased, especially since I made her dress festively…

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This race had no bibs because it was age handicapped, meaning that different ages started at different times and would be ranked on placement of finishing, not time. Ellie started 8 minutes into the race, while I started 11 minutes in.20150704_151624000_iOS

About 1/4 mile into our run, it started to rain. And by rain, I mean, downpour. Like hard. Ellie was displeased (again) but she kept moving forward (good for her!).

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It rained (poured) the rest of the race. Luckily, it was not a miserable rain. It was not cold or terribly bothersome, and I didn’t mind it that much. At least the view was very pretty (but I didn’t get any pictures because I didn’t want my phone to get more wet than it already was!).

We finished in a little over an hour, which wasn’t too terrible for Ellie being exhausted and both of us being completely 100% soaked. All-in-all, I had a good run and enjoy any race at Carderock!

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Did you run on the 4th of July?



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