Color Me Rad 5K

Saturday morning a bunch of the Alpha Company TBS wives headed to Richmond to run the Color Me Rad 5K.  I had heard great things about this run and was super excited when another wife organized our team.  It was a bit of a struggle on Saturday morning to wake up and go (too much fun on Friday!) but I am so glad we did.

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Looking a little rough first thing in the morning!

Of course I wanted a cute outfit so Mackenzie and I spent Thursday night glittering tanks and making tutus.  The tutus were so easy to make and I think they turned out perfect.  Let’s just say all of the glitter covering my apartment was totally worth it! πŸ˜‰
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Rob was a sweetheart and came down with us to take pictures.  He was such a good sport and captured a bunch of cute ones!  I was a little nervous since I did not train for this race at all but it is definitely more of a fun run.  While we jogged the whole thing, there were tons of people walking and it was not competitive at all.  I liked this and thought it added to the fun vibe of the event!
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Our goal was to get colorful and I definitely think we accomplished that!  After the race, we took a few pictures, toweled off, and then introduced Mackenzie to her first Cookout experience (YUM!)  I was super impressed with how easily the color came off…the glitter from our tanks-not so much.  It was really nice to get together with a bunch of the wives and do something fun together before the guys graduate!
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  • This looks like a lot of fun! The color blast makes it all worth it Im sure πŸ™‚

  • Great pictures and it looks like everyone had a blast. I am in love with adventure/fun runs but have yet to participate in a color run.

  • I'm doing a color run in a few weeks, I'm so excited!! Love the tutus. Glad to know the color comes off easily!

  • so fun!! i want to do this some day! you girls are so cute!

  • Love the pics!! I did the CMR run last month and it was a blast!

  • That looks like so much fun! Love all that color, and whoever took the pics did an awesome job, I feel like I'm practically there (and that I need to cough out all that powder lol)!

  • I am SO bummed I missed it this year!! Looks like y'all had a blast. Those tutus… obsessed. Stopping by from the GFC Collective, and I'd love for you to visit my blog if you get the chance. Hope you have a fabulous week!

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  • I am glad you all had fun πŸ™‚ I loved the color run I did & I even have one coming up in June πŸ™‚

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