Dashing Divas

After months of training, race day arrived and the Divas swarmed to Myrtle Beach.  Compliments to Run Like A Diva race series for a well planned and executed race.  I was especially impressed with the frequency of the port-a-johns and the extremely high quality of hugging firemen at the finish line.  Here are some of the funny and startling things I observed during the race:

T-Shirts: “No Ifs, Ands or Jiggly Butts”  “I am a drinker with a running problem”

At mile 4, we passed 2 ladies who were looking for the finish line for the 3.1 mile (5K) race – gosh I hate it when I miss the finish line!

A lady ran out of her house and held and bounced her 6 month old baby up at my sister and I and yelled at us “Go! Run! Go!”  I am not sure who was more alarmed at this, us or the baby, but none of us broke out in tears so we RAN!

At mile 7 I heard a voice from the bushes proclaiming that she could not make it to the next port-a-john so if anyone was looking for her she was busy in the bushes – things I did not need to know.

I saw a sign that said “Worst Parade Ever” being held up by a guy who I assumed was single and had never had a date.  I mean REALLY??  5000 beautiful, fit, scantily clad women running by one after one?  I would think that for a guy that would be not only the BEST parade ever, but darn near heavenly.  Even a gay guy would have appreciated the spectacular fashion show of tutus and sparkly skirts!

Thanks to all my friends, sisters and nieces who ran with me.  I had a great time laughing and running with you.  Thanks to Beth who got pictures of us with my camera so I could post them here.  Also included in the photo gallery below, pics from our Ocean Isle stay before the race and from my walk in Wilmington on the way home – too long in the car after a race and I just cannot move!  I don’t have any pictures from the after party (what happens at the Diva party stays at the Diva party), but just imagine this:

  • a lazy river pool (my new most favorite thing – I want one at the gym!)
  • filled with Divas wearing tiaras
  • sipping a cool one while lounging in floating tubes
  • lined up bumper to bumper like rubber duckys at a carnival game and you get the idea!

Ironic Animal Photos

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Pilot, motorcyclist and full time RVer. Follow Stormy (my personal full time RV mechanic and repairman) and me as we travel all over the US in our Country Coach RV. I'll share the fun and the tribulations and any great survival tricks we learn!

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