Spooky Sprint Half Marathon
Half Marathon #31
October 27, 2019
Wanted one more race with Bryant before the end of the year, so I signed up for this one at Longview Lake in Kansas City. I had been there before for a different race and really enjoyed it.
This experience was an interesting one for a few reasons:
- They ran out of safety pins and asked runners to donate spare ones.
- Bryant got cold and was tired, so I handed him off to Kami at 7.3, going the rest solo.
- It started out out pavement, but quickly transitioned to a soft, fine gravel course.
Still an enjoyable experience overall, despite Bryant struggling. I was happy Kami was there to take him or I would’ve had my first ever DNF at a half marathon. The kid perked up once he warmed up and saw a dog at the finish line. But yeah, he wasn’t having it out there. No worries, though.
Not sure if I should count this as my fourth stroller-pushing half marathon or not, since we didn’t make it the whole way together. Oh well.
Here are some photos: