Vern’s No Frills 5k

I’m going to start driving 13 miles every third Saturday of the month starting on the 16th.  The Vern’s No Frills 5k runs every month… cost, $1 for adults, free for K-12.  I’m going to try to get DD to run with me so she can get more comfortable competing and completing 3 miles
I opted for not running this morning because it is grass cutting day and we are going to walk to Wal-Mart and that is enough for today… going to try to con my way into adding a little extra to the Wal-Mart walk to try to avoid the highway and cut through the park.  That will up that particular walk to 8 miles… that is pretty much the target I’m after this weekend…
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Post Walk
I talked bear into walking to Wal-Mart and walking the long way home.  It was a long walk (it ended up being just under 8 miles) but it felt great.  Sweaty… needed to have a LONG drink of water (despite water at Wal-Mart and in the park twice) and a bath.  I’ve managed the water… not the bath yet…
Now, I’m sitting, my feet ache just a little and I’m thinking that the bath is sounding better and better all the time.  I fixed the front door first, though… put on a new door knob assembly… now… that nice cool bath.

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I was right… bath was heaven… warmer than it probably ought to have been, but it was wonderful.

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Vern’s No Frills 5k – Race #2
Berry Springs Park & Preserve, Georgetown, TX, USA
Saturday, May 16, 2009
8:00 am
Vern's No Frills 5k - Race #2
Vern’s No Frills 5K is just what it sounds like… a 5k with no frills and a price to match!  Free to students K-12 and $1 for adults.
What will you get?  The same certified course every month that is timed.  Water stop on the course and water after the race.  Results posted.  The course is two loops and then a downhill finish.
The race will be every 3rd Saturday of the month at 8am.
At the end of the year, minus any costs, the money will be given to the Williamson County Parks & Recreation.
Name Change
The race has been renamed in tribute to Vern Cantwell, a dear friend who had a fatal heart attack while cycling with friends.  He was the race’s starter and was a runner’s best cheerleader.
Registration – Race Day Only
Race day registration will begin at 7am and arrive early so the race can start on time.
Free to students K-12
$1 for adults (cash or coins only)
Waivers must be signed when signing up for adults & children.
Awards
None – it is only a $1 or free to students K-12
T-shirts
None – it is only a $1 or free to students K-12
Packet Pick-up
None – Race Day only registration
Directions
North I-35, exit 265.  Stay on access road.  Right at stop sign and stay on tollway 130 access road 0.8 miles.  Turn left at stop sign and travel 0.8 miles and turn left into Berry Springs Park.
Sponsors

Georgetown Running Club, Williamson County Parks & Recreation, and RunTex

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