Monday, October 7, 2013

The Fairest Week in Review: 10/7

Last week my boss was all excited because her daughter's wings had come in for her Halloween costume. Her daughter is going to be the... Halloween... Fairy... something? Apparently it's a book? Anyway, my boss had them shipped to work, so she showed us: perfect, Tink-style fairy wings, only orange-y yellow.

Half-joking, I declared that I would have to borrow them for the Tinker Bell Half Marathon, and she replied with an enthusiastic YOU CAN TOTALLY DO THAT! So I now have wings, if I want them, and my boss reliably informs me that the wings would be the perfect color for a resident of Pixie Hollow known as Iridessa. I'm taking her word for it.

Me?

Training! Last Sunday I ran the Annapolis Run for the Light House Half, so I only had two runs last week. They were not inspired but they went fine. There was one thing I wanted to mention, though... what was it... oh yes:

Dear Leasing Office,

FIX THE TREADMILLS. THEY ARE NOW BOTH BROKEN. IF YOU DO NOT FIX THEM POST-HASTE, I WILL DO NOTHING IMMEDIATELY. I WILL BIDE MY TIME. BUT WHEN THE ALIENS COME, I'M VOLUNTEERING YOU AS GUINEA PIGS FOR THEIR OTHERWORLDLY EXPERIMENTATION.

Yours until the final frontier,
Jenn

Roundup.

- Create a perfect race costume with Just Me and My Running Shoes.
- Fantastic fitsperation from Prairie Princess Runners!
- Carrots 'n Cake helps us tackle that long run.
- We Run Disney acknowledges - and conquers - the fear of group running.
- Headed for a night race? MousePlanet has tips for tackling runDisney night races, but a lot of advice is applicable to night racing generally.
- As a DC denizen, I have to share this Theme Park Insider post on the Disney/Obamacare/shutdown connection.
- And finally, the Disney Hipsters go to Hershey Park. YOU'LL NEVER GUESS WHERE I WAS ON SATURDAY. More later this week!

Don't forget, you can follow us on Twitter @fairestrunofall. To see how our training is going, check out Jenn's dailymile here and Moon's dailymile here. If you have any questions for us, leave a comment or email us at fairestrunofall@gmail.com. See ya real soon!

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