Shamrock preview + RAGNAR

24 Feb

I had a 90 minute run on the schedule. I had a late night and an early morning so I was pretty much dreading the 9 miler that was ahead of me. I thought I might die.

The sun was out! It was dry! Really what more could I ask for!! I decided that I would head downtown up Broadway and continue on Terwilliger. I was going to come back via the waterfront but decided just to make it an out and back. It was perfect because I am preparing for Portland’s Annual Shamrock 15K.

The course is flat, a lot of uphill, some downhill, and then ends on flat road.

The best thing about 3 weeks out from the race is: there are a ton of people running on Terwilliger. I am sure that it helped that it was dry and sunny! 🙂

I ended up having a great run. 9.45 mile run…check! I averaged 10:19’s which was perfect! This was my longest run post-IMAZ (besides Surf City–which was a run/walk). Another survival run!! YEAH!!

After my run I headed to the RaceCenter Expo to sign up for a few races and work the Ragnar booth.

I am a Ragnar Ambassador because I like to talk all things RAGNAR!!

Jaymi and I worked the 12-2 shift. Then Shelly and Mary took the last shift. We answered questions and talked Ragnar up. We gave lots of shirts and tats away. Had so much fun.

How was your run this weekend? AWESOME!!
Have done a Ragnar Relay before? YES!!
Which one? I have done NorthWest Passage 2x. I am doing NWP again and also LV this year. ULTRA style!

4 Responses to “Shamrock preview + RAGNAR”

  1. torontorunner February 24, 2013 at 3:13 PM #

    Great running!!
    One of the best things about outside running is to see the other runners, eh!
    achhh I’d LOVE To do a relay one day..I’ve read so many bloggers who’ve done them and it’s always the best time!

    • Leslie @ TriathleteTreats February 25, 2013 at 8:36 PM #

      You have to do a relay sometime! They are so much fun!!! I am doing 4 this year. That is too many but its gonna be Awesome!!

      • Amy March 9, 2013 at 10:44 PM #

        Hi Leslie, this is a great blog! I will keep my eye on what’s happening and I am glad to see we have many of the same interests. I am so glad I met you at the race center expo-Ragner is going to rock! Looking forward to seeing you again soon. -Amy

      • Leslie @ TriathleteTreats March 10, 2013 at 11:38 PM #

        Thanks for reading Amy!! Ragnar is going to Rock!! We are going to have so much fun!!!

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