Reflect with me, won’t you? Last Wednesday I had the fastest time in the NI 3 Mile Fun Run. My overall time of 18:54 was the best of all those who signed up and ran. Well, for every great effort there is a prize (or at least that’s what they tell you as a kid). I guess since running is something that children do, I was entitled to a prize.
In a follow-up email to the run, the top finishers were announced and a secret raffle was done mentioning some unsuspecting winners of Whataburger gift certificates. And no, the irony was not lost on me that fast food gift certificates were given as a prize to a fitness awareness event. Maybe an indirect strategy to tempt the unfit to exercise so that they could win fast food gift certificates! Genius! Anyway, awards were promised to the fastest participants (and as you know, this is Run for the Medal, not Run for the Whataburger) so I was sold.
Today, that award was
ceremoniously presented left on a desk for me to pick up. I must say, I like it a lot. Perhaps this blog could be (temporarily) renamed to Run For The Medal and Trophy! Well, ladies and gentlemen person, here it is!
Pretty cool, if I do say so myself! They even personalized the inscription with my
name correct gender and age group. The countdown has started for next year’s 3 Mile Fun Run. Let the training begin!