Photo of the Week: Sprint to the Finish

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The finish line is in site. Do you dog it, crawl or are you a sprint finisher? I’m a back of the pack runner but put a finish line in front of me and I can run like there’s no tomorrow.

Sprint to the Finish

Thanks to Amelia, aka shutterbug_girl for this great photo. Amelia is training for her first half marathon and you can check out her other photos over at her Flicker site.

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About Dawn - Pink Chick

For several years the only running I did was to run the annual 10k race in the spring. I got my best time when I ran hungover on only a few hours sleep. Finally one year I decided maybe I should really pick up running again on a regular basis and attended a running clinic. After finishing the 10k that year I continued to train and ran my first half marathon. That was in 2002. Later in 2002 I moved to Calgary where my running friends nick-named me Pink Lady, Pinko, Pinky and finally Pink Chick simply because I almost always wore pink when I ran. Truth be known I wear it almost all the time. I ran, well mostly walked, my first marathon in 2003. Since then I've run a ton of shorter 5/10k races, 9 half marathons and I added a second marathon in 2007 when I ran the San Diego RnR Marathon. Today I still run. I'm slow but I'm still out there and lovin' it. Someday I hope to join the Triathlon world.

One Comment
  1. thodarumm on February 19th at 7:24 am

    Wow! Amazing!

    By the time I am at the finish line, I am dead tired. I guess I lack endurance :(. I try to visualize the sprint finish and sometimes it helps 🙂