Cheers to the Freakin’ Weekend

Remember how I mentioned I like doing M.O.B. (mud, obstacles, beer) races?

This is the one I’m doing this weekend:

It’s going to be the longest and hardest one I’ve ever done.  This time around, I’m going to buy some gloves.  Because I don’t think I can handle this without ‘em:

As always, I’m not doing it for time.  Just to prove to myself that I’m a badass and can finish a race as hard as this.  I think finishing is accomplishment enough.  And the obvious super-hot look of a gal exhausted, dehydrated, and covered in mud, right?

My sister Em and I - after Warrior Dash

My sister Em and I – after Warrior Dash

Want to see a few more of the obstacles?  (these are also from the race website)

This one's called the "Nutt Smasher"

This one’s called the “Nutt Smasher”

Then, once I’m done, I’ll get a beer to celebrate.

I would probably write more today, but I’m too busy conserving my energy.  I think I’m going to start “hydrating” (why did we switch to calling it this when “drinking water” was perfectly acceptable?) now!  Hope you have a fantastic weekend!

 

(P.S. Images that aren’t from my iPhone from previous races are from the Savage Race website)

Comments

  1. says

    If you lived closer to the Philadelphia area we think you’d love doing the Uncle Dave’s Ice Cream Jog ‘n Hog. Run 2 miles, eat a quart or pint of ice cream, run 2 miles back. Road trip?? But good luck this weekend with the mud run, earn that beer!

    p.s. Boss Hog follows your blog because he also has a house that’s he’s trying to fix up and finds the Ugly Duckling to be very inspiring!

    • Sarah says

      That sounds like so much fun! But wouldn’t I get a cramp from running on a stomach full of ice cream?

    • Sarah says

      Ha, I only get one for free at the end of the race. I might wind up purchasing more.

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