Monday, April 15, 2013

April Race - Color Me Rad 5k

This month's race, technically my 5th race of the year, was another paint-bombing 5k. These are easily the most fun races I have ever done. Again, my sister and I did this one and we had a great time. This race was a little better organized so we were able to start on time & finish quickly. We ran through the fairgrounds so it wasn't easy...running through dirt, sand & grass works the legs for sure!
This race also had to kilometers where they sprayed you with liquid paint, hence the reason we were soaked!
It's nice to run with my sister because we push each other...we motivate each other to do better.
We finished in about 35min and had a blast!

 I found my last color run photo taken 3 months ago and couldn't believe the's hard to see a change in yourself when you see yourself everyday. 

And as I've gone each month with these 5k's, I've been more & more excited to run each one. I love running, something I never thought would interest me. Something I never thought I would be able to do because I have always been overweight. The smaller I get, the easier it gets.

                          ....and have fun


  1. I started reading your blog today and am loving it! I started in January at 226 and am down to 207-208 but have hit a plateau. :( Reading about your ups and downs has given me a lot of encouragement and the motivation to keep going. You look great, by the way! Congrats on all of your hard work...I know it's not easy!

    1. Thanks! I've hit plateaus along the way too...they are awful! I was just in one for 4 months if you can believe it....just stick with it though, I'm finally losing again and it feels wonderful!

  2. You look great. Congrats on finishing the race.

    Found you on mamalaughlin, and happy to follow.

  3. That is SO awesome! I got hurt right before my first Color Run last year, so I was unable to go. But I'm TOTALLY in this year!

    P.S. I'm new! From Mama Ls blog! :)

  4. I have run several 5k's, but not a color run. It looks like so much fun....definitely gonna have to sign up for one now.

    Love reading about your journey.