Today I headed on down to the Viaduct Events Centre to pick up my race pack - it was kind of exciting!
I entered endless competitions, and picked up endless brochures, got a copy of a Runners World that I had missed and a pace band for 2:10 which I think is a bit fast for me. I found my name on the lead vehicle (fourth row right at the bottom) and took a photo, as you do:
The race T-shirts are quite nice this year - I will definitely wear it.
But I think my awesomeist acquisition at the expo was a pair of Dual jandals from the wonderful guys at Total Sport:
I'm really looking forward to running their Speight's West Coaster in three weeks time, and the Dual in March!
After the expo I met with four awesome local running bloggers for lunch:
|Rachel from Curious Runner Girl|
Michelle from Run Kiwi Run!
Vera from Super Generic Girl
Jody from Kreachr's Little Corner
It was so nice to meet all you lovely ladies - this is going to be an annual event, right?!
Afterwards I spent a lazy afternoon at home assembling my gear and trying to decide what time to aim for. I think it is 2:15, but let's see what the morning brings. I hope I will sleep, as there are fireworks going off all around us tonight!
I think I'm ready.