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I just signed up for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in Raleigh, NC on April 8th. It’ll be my second ever Half Marathon and my first time running a Rock ‘n’ Roll series race.
(I’m very excited about how my race schedule is shaping up. It’s only January and I already have more races on my 2018 calendar than I raced last year).
I love the buzz of BIG races, and running through city streets with thousands of other runners. Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh hosted 9000 runners last year! How could I pass up this opportunity to run the streets of Raleigh, when I only live down the road?!
I’ve known about the Rock ‘n’ Roll series races for a number of years, but was not running at the level needed to sign up for a half or full marathon. This year that is changing. I’m running my first half in March this year, and then the Rock ‘n’ Roll half in April.
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To be honest, if you sign up to this race to run, you’ll be very disappointed. Fortunately I was with the love of my life and I’m also partial to a little dance music now and again…
We completed the Cupcake Race at Brier Creek back on October 14th. I was hoping to have the whole family involved, but our oldest had a band competition and was unable to take part.
The race itself is very good value. We paid $15 each and that covered the race, time-chips, t-shirt, medal, water bottles, and of course a cupcake at the end. The course starts in the Brier Creek shopping center area and runs out and down the road at the back, toward Lumley Rd and then back.
I pushed Xander in the stroller for the duration. He was very well behaved and loved watching all the people running around him.
It was a nice family day out. I never imagined us running races together as a family. How things change! Our next family race (with Nathan included) is the Krispy Kreme Challenge in February. We’re all signed up and ready to eat some doughnuts!