Archive for June, 2013

6 Lessons Learned From Running A 5K In A Sumo Costume


Run or dye, pre-race


The Sumo Saga

A couple years ago I made one of the best purchases of my life, which was an inflatable sumo suit costume for Halloween. I’ve had so much fun wearing the sumo costume that I’ve tried to wear it as often as possible.

So when I awoke at 7am Saturday morning and tried to decide what to wear to the Run or Dye 5K, which is probably the worse name for a 5K ever, as I rubbed the sleep from my eyes I looked up into my closet and saw my sumo costume sitting there. I put on the sumo suit just as a joke, but when Whitney showed up to carpool down to the stadiums she concurred that I should do the 5K in it. I learned several things from running A 5K in A a sumo costume, and here they are!


Duck Beach 2013 – Memorial Day



I had never heard of Duck Beach before moving out to the East Coast and luckily arrived just in time to go last year. Some people refer to it as the “Mormon Spring Break” and some people even did a horribly bad, but funny Duck Beach documentary.


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