The Compass Mesa Trail Run was this past weekend! Wanting to get more into trail running, Lisa and I decided last minute to run the 11 mile trail race…telling ourselves that ‘we could do it’ despite the fact that we hadn’t trained…or had even run much over the last few months.
So there we were, bright eyed and bushy tailed, standing at the starting line on Sunday morning. The sun was out and it was a perfect day for a race. A few miles in, we found ourselves running with three other women so naturally we started talking; exchanging names (there were three named Lisa out of the five of us), sharing kid stories, and training experiences. Before we knew it, we had made a new friend, Nell, and were already planning to run another trail race together. (Even though we hadn’t even finished this race yet!)
Although the trail was steeper than we imagined and it was much hotter than we wanted, the race was a success and we crossed the finish line!
Here we are with our new friend Nell and her three babies – 2 year old and 5 month old twins!
Take a chance….run a race….you never know what good things will happen!