Thursday, January 3, 2013

Thankful Thursday

Today marks the day I leave with 11 other nutjobs and head down to Miami to start the Ragnar Relay - Key West. It's about 200 miles of running shenanigans. No sleep, maybe a shower, and lots of fun. Having completed Ragnar Florida Central twice and Sunrise to Sunset once, I consider myself a relay pro. However, I've actually never been to Key West. Isn't that crazy? I've lived in Florida basically my whole life and this will be my first trip to the southern most point of the continental US. Ain't that something?

I'm super excited to be running with a group of people who definitely want to get to the Keys quickly, but mostly because they want to start drinking. Heh. I'm also thrilled that when one team member dropped out due to injury (that part sucks) a new and very cute dude could take his place. Yes, I'm talking about the SO. Score!

Ragnars of past hold some of my most favorite running memories and laughs. I'll never forget Caribbean Steve telling me he needed to wash his balls or P-Funk going "Alien on a plane's wing" when someone turned on a light while she was sleeping. I also enjoyed the various ways I wound up falling asleep. Good times.

Today I'm thankful for Ragnar and running relays in general. I'm ready to get my Key West on. Let's do this!

By the way, I'm on team Running Down Our Leg, so give me a shout if you're out there.

What are you thankful for today?

13 comments:

meghan said...

Good luck! Have fun Beth!

Coach EK said...

See you on the road and in Key West! Good Luck Team Running Down Our Leg!

King GB
Team Gingerbread Men

Jamoosh said...

I'll need a full report on Key West since I will be visiting (my first time) in June!

Have a great set of runs!

Lisa said...

have fun!

Beka said...

Can't wait to hear all the stories from this trip!!

Jessica said...

You have yourself a great time. This will be like comedy central on your next post. Love me some relay stories!

Kat @ S and F said...

Good luck you beast, you!! xo

Clair said...

I just got home from Key West. Duval St. is crazy fun. Have a blast!

JP said...

Have a blast! Can't wait for the post race report!

Carolina John said...

Cool, have fun!

Katie said...

don't forget your toothbrush!

Lish B said...

Doing a Ragnar Relay is on my bucket list!! Have fun :)

Lauren said...

good luck! Ragnar is awesomenesssauce!