Here Runs The Bride

October 15, 2013 | Comment

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I had my “running” Bachelorette Party Saturday at the New Orleans Jazz Half Marathon/5K. We originally were going to do the half-marathon but reality set in and we opted for the 5K. I am really glad we did because it was hot and humid. I felt bad for the runners doing the half especially because there was not much shade on the course.

I decided to look as bridal as I could in running clothes and wore all white and my veil from my original Bachelorette Party. The girls wore purple running tops as the “bridal party.” We even had bouquets that we held in our hands as we ran.

I wasn’t the only bride there. I met a woman who was actually getting married that day….and she did the half marathon!

We decided to make it a fun run and we all ran together at a casual pace. We talked and laughed the whole time, took pictures, and even ate donuts during the race.

Props to my mother who participated and finished her first 5K!

Next up is the Gulf Coast Half Marathon this Sunday in Mandeville, LA. This will be my 7th half. I am not as nervous as I was last week but I am sure I will be a

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