Sunday morning started pretty early and Jocelyn and I drove down and parked at the Northshore Heritage trailhead in Millvale, and I jogged down to the start for warmup as Jocelyn, who would be a spectathlete for the day, biked along side of me on the beautiful spring morning. I got in about 3 miles warmup, some striders, dumped my extra clothing and headed down to the start. Fortunately with my bib came entry into Corral A, and I lined up in front with some Pharaoh Hound friends, Oscar, and Lucas. Shortly after 7am, we were off.
|Flying in the opening mile, I am just barely hanging on in the back!|
|Courtesy of Sportphoto! Coming off the Andy Warhol Bridge @ mile 4.5|
|Caught by the leading three women, right before turning onto the Birmingham Bridge.|
|Brought my trusty race "slippers" out of retirement for this one!|