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Sunday, June 20, 2010


Team Name: If we weren't all crazy we'd all go insane. (From a Jimmy Buffet song).

Now I can officially say I have entered and conquered the Wasatch Back Ragnar Relay. That last 4.2 mile leg was the most difficult time of my life. It was 80 degrees outside, I was already sunburned, already ran 2 other legs, was working on a little less than 2 hours of sleep and starting to cramp up - However I only walked a short 50 feet maybe and I completed it! YEAH! Our team started at 8 AM on friday morning and finished sometime around 3:30 PM on Saturday! That runs us as a team at just barely over a 10 minute mile for 189.7 miles. Originally it was 188.2 however last minute they bumped Robert's last 2200 foot climb DOWN 5.1 miles into about 6.6 miles so it totalled 189.7 total miles that our 12 runner team completed. One of the amazing things - each runner ran their own legs the entire race. Not once did anyone have to fill in to complete a leg. My boss said that's the 1st time in 3 years that he's seen that, add on the great time = success! We rock. We actually came in about 1 minute behind a team that started at 5 AM on saturday. Pretty rockn. I had a blast. I was the only female in our van (van #2). Van 1 had 2 males and 5 females. I feel like this was such an accomplishment. I have never trained for running in my life - it wasn't fun but so rewarding to be able to say I've done it, and I did it with no help! That was my only goal, to just finish. I know I ran slow but I was ok with that. I have about 173 pictures and I need to get pictures from the other runners so here's my FAVORITE picture.

Van #2 Rocks - Robert (my boss, runner 11), Pete (works with me, runner 8), Andy (works with me, runner 9), Stacey (me, runner 7), Brian (a friend of Robert's neighbor, runner 12), Roger (works with me, our AWESOME driver and support help), and Spencer (works with me, runner 10).

Check out the ragnar website to see what legs we had to run if you want!

Sunday, June 13, 2010

May 2010 Card Club

May was the second month of our Card Club. Here's the post on the cards for the month. The theme was Wedding! Vote for your FAVORITE card!! The card club members still vote and their vote will count as two votes, all others will only count as 1. (Thus giving the club members vote a little more weight). Voting on the blog is only open for 2 days to count, so if no one on the blog votes then only the votes of the club members will count. So blog voting goes from Today (sunday) until Tuesday.

Again, pictures don't really do the cards justice but it's all I've got!

Card # 1

Card # 2

Card # 3

Card # 4

Card # 5

Card # 6

Card # 7

Stay tuned to see which card wins!

Saturday, June 5, 2010


So this weekend will consist of me getting ready for the silent auction and yup that's about it! It'll be worth it if it runs smoothly!!! Yikes.

Stay tuned...

Starts Monday June 7th and goes until Monday June 14th.