I have arrived in Texas!
We got off to a little bit of a slow start, as the plane had to make some weight adjustments to carry extra fuel. Then we had an extremely slow wait at the car rental. So by the time we finally got to a place for lunch, it was about 2:30 local time, a solid six hours since I had consumed breakfast. We were famished.
After eating we checked into the hotel and headed to the expo. We got our race bibs (numbers, for those not familiar with the term), did a corral change (runners are grouped in corrals based on their estimated finish time, again for those unfamiliar with racing) and explored the expo.
The highlight today was meeting Bart Yasso, a legend in the running world. He was there promoting his book, My Life on the Run. We are trying to persuade him to come to Vegas and speak at our Fleet Feet store. Well, Melinda is doing most of the persuading since she actually works for Fleet Feet and I am just kind of “adopted” by the store!
My hotel has no wi-fi and expects people to pay $9.95 a day for wired access. How come places like a Marriott charge for that but a Motel 6 can provide it for free? So right now I’m working via my iPhone.
I am tired of typing on a little screen. My husband will be here tomorrow, but for tonight I’m going to snuggle up in bed with my 8 pillows, read race literature and try to rest up!
Catch you later!