mlah The “culture” that has evolved here isn’t conducive to sissies

July 7, 2007

4th of July

Filed under: Personal — mlah @ 12:50 pm

i ran a 10K!

 

 

for those of you who know me, yeah, i really did.

 

well, i traversed 10k. i walked just a little bit here and there.

 

i started at 6 am. yeah, the butt crack of dawn in asscrackistan. me and just around … oh … 1150 other people.

 

for some strange reason, all the military types fancy themselves runners. and well, most of them beat me.

 

i think i finished around 1100, which was also my number.

 

i started out at a good pace and ran for more than 2 miles before i had to examine something on the side of the road. it necessitated my stopping and walking for a bit.

 

it was funny. when i started. marines and soldiers (paratroopers mind you) were all running past me. air force i was passing. guess who i unwillingly and unconsciously wound up running with?

 

the navy.

 

i laughed after about a half mile when i realized i was in the middle of a group of navy chiefs.

 

they later mostly left me and i would up runnign with a bunch of zoomie girls. i stayed with them as long as i could. not just cause they were zoomie girls, but because they were the hospital OR staff! they eventually spread out and i beat some of them.

 

oh. heidi finished like 2nd? and then RAN BACK to make sure i finished.

 

i’m sore.

7 Comments »

  1. Damn that’s impressive. Where was the run taking place? Through a city or something?

    Comment by john — July 8, 2007 @ 12:30 pm

  2. here on base. i do NOT leave the wire.

    Comment by mlah — July 8, 2007 @ 3:16 pm

  3. so is the bazaar inside the wire?Keep your butt and the rest of you inside the Wire until 6 Aug. Dad

    Comment by savagemodel99 — July 8, 2007 @ 5:50 pm

  4. Was the zoomie chick from the port-a-pottie story part of the group you ran with?

    Comment by yup — July 8, 2007 @ 7:05 pm

  5. nah. i haven’t seen that girl again.

    Comment by mlah — July 9, 2007 @ 1:08 pm

  6. How does it feel that a bunch of old Navy Chiefs left you in their dust? Make you long for the days? Heh.

    (Not that I could even finish a 10k right now, I’m so fat & lazy.)

    Comment by yup — July 10, 2007 @ 1:57 am

  7. wow, I’m quite impressed. Got that 6-pack yet?

    Comment by Kristen — July 13, 2007 @ 9:51 am

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