Temecula Valley Half Marathon Eve
My friend A & I headed out to Temecula, CA on Friday afternoon after work. I tried to capture the magical moment but....
After hours of driving through this
We stopped in Yuma, AZ to carbo load for the race. I had Subway (for the third time this week but that is a different story and I may have problem.)
|chicken breast veggie deliciousness num|
You know you are in a legit truck stop when this sign is on the wall
|Showerer number 34 grab your shower shoes- you're up|
After loading up with essentials
we were on our way into California and then we drove forever but with a purpose because packet pick-up went until 9p.m. and we wanted to avoid race day pick-up. We arrived at Monte de Oro winery at 8:55. Everything was still available to pick-up so that was nice and there were other people picking stuff up so we didn't feel too bad about rolling in at the last minute. Fastest packet pick-up ever, in and out in five minutes. Then we headed to the hotel.
|Not bad Fairfield Inn & Suites|
Dumping out the race packet I was pleasantly suprised by the tech-shirt. It is really pretty. I love it.
The race packet was super simple. The race number was really nice. And a packet of prunes.....so okay. After preping race day stuff we hit the hay. And then I had a dream it snowed and we got lost and couldn't find the race. And woke up at 3:45a.m. ready to go and then spent the next couple hours trying to go back to sleep until the alarm went off at 6a.m.