Thursday, April 3, 2008

I feel like I've already done the race....

This morning was the Bridge Run expo. Whewwww! is all I have to say. There were tons of vendors and freebies. Three floors of swag...I got Lara Bars, Clif Bars, Jelly Belly Sport Beans, you name it, it was there. I won an Asics singlet, normally $30...it's adorable. I also scored a irunlikeagirl headband-now that my hair is shorter I need these to keep it all in one place-it's adorable!!! It was actually a bit overwhelming with all that was there. Oh and I got a running jacket for 15 bucks for the cooler weather...made by Brooks-so freaking cute. The downside is that it was 80,000 degrees in the building and I had to manuever a double stroller (and mine is not that big, Maclaren twin traveler) through a very crowded area with lots of stairs and only one working elevator. I also kept getting that "she's got her hands full, glad it's not me" look. I'm becoming very familiar with that look! And finding our packets, it was like a maze!! They had us go to one side of the building to "look up" our number, then take that number to the other side of the building and pick up chips and bib numbers, then go down to another floor and many stairs (some nice gentleman helped me) to pick up our packets...I was sweating like I had already done the race. Harrison was so GOOOOD! He got freebies too-Chic-fil-a lemonade, ice cream, Cape Cod chips, jelly beans-I think he was in Heaven!!! He kept saying the whole time we were going home-"I loved it there, can we go again?" Gee, I wonder why. The boys were really all troopers-we didn't get home until 1:00, ate lunch and they are now down for naps. We have a "happy hour" playgroup at 4:00-so excited for that-and then several neighbor ladies are going out for dinner tonight. Tomorrow morning I'm doing one last run before the race!! Hope it doesn't rain...

4 comments:

Sweet Pea Chef said...

Gotta love the swag. :) I think I got tired just reading your post. Have fun at your happy hour playdate.

marathon mom said...

Expo's are the best part of the race!! I love the free swag, and the more vendors the better. I can't wait until the expo Saturday! Good luck on the run, I am looking forward to hearing how it went! Which headband did you get? I am assuming the ones that don't cover your ears since you have much better weather!

slacker mama said...

Glad the Expo was a success -- swag-wise and kid-wise. Have fun at happy hour AND MNO!

N M B said...

My first dog will be named Cooper....after that bridge/river. Even though that's not realllly the name anymore. My entire life will revolve around Charleston. :)