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Sunday's my big day!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by AMKuska, Sep 7, 2019.

  1. Sep 7, 2019
    AMKuska

    AMKuska Garden Addicted

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    I've mentioned a few times on TEG that I'm running a Spartan Race, and it's this Sunday!! I'm really excited and really nervous.

    My son is going to run the kids race, and my daughter has a pink spartan costume so she can be our mascot. My friend is coming to watch the kids while I'm running, but still be there so I can have my kids back the EXACT SECOND I'm done. :D

    Unfortunately it's going to be pounding rain that day, the terrain is the most difficult possible, and so is the technical difficulty according to the email I just got. >.< What did I get myself into?
     
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    valley ranch

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    Good for you ```
     
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    thistlebloom

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    Well that's very exciting! Sounds like a great challenge that you will look back on proudly.

    You didn't want to be just a quasi-Spartan did you?
    Go out there and kick some butt AMKuska! The tougher the test the better the finish.
     
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    ducks4you

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    First, finish.
    NEXT time try for a personal best.
    Have a GOOD TIME!
    I have thought about what fun it would be to coach a young equestrian in showing and having a good time is THE MOST IMPORTANT thing.
    Also, being overprepared for your class. :rolleyes:
     
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    AMKuska

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    If I had you for a teacher I might have gone farther. My big dream was to be an equestrian as a child. (Of course isn't everyones?) I got equine science certification, read books on farrier skills, and volunteered at a stable in exchange for lessons.

    Unfortunately when they said 'lessons' they actually meant 'free training for our green broke horses' and it scared me off. :-/
     
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    flowerbug

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    i'm not sure why, but i thought that was today! haha! i hope you have a blast no matter what happens. :)
     
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    Collector

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    It will be much more satisfying if it is a bit grueling. You are showing up to test yourself, you will do great.
     
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    Prairie Rose

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    Good luck, have fun, and you are tougher than you know! You can do it!
     
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    Carol Dee

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    You can do it! AND have some fun. I bet the kids will :)
     
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    so lucky

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    Good luck! What kinds of obstacles do you think might be there? I would be no good at running, such a wimp! My sister-in-law has completed at least two Ironman competitions, and she is nearly 50. :bow
    I'll be cheering you on from way over here.:frow
     
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