Sunday, February 27, 2011

Thin Mint Sprint

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I have an important announcement to make: My first race video is DONE! It took much longer than I expected, but I've finally managed to finish editing the video from my first race in my 12 races in 12 mos extravaganza. I did a 5k called the Thin Mint Sprint to celebrate the start of Girl Scout Cookie season. I get hungry just thinking about it.  Cookies...yum...Ok I'm back! Here is that video:





I figured I would finish this post by answering some commonly asked questions about the race:

Q: Where did you get the Asians?
A: Asia

Q: But really where did they come from?
A: Korea. 

Q: Did that girl scout really beat you?
A: I don't want to talk about it. 

Q: How long did it take you to finish?
A: 29:57. I was really proud of that time for about two weeks until I was informed that a  5k was only 3.1 miles. For the longest time I thought it was 3.5, which would be a great inprovement on my normal treadmill speed. Tragic.

Q: Do you actually hate Boy Scouts?
A: No. Some of my best friends are boy scouts.

Q: Do you hate Obama?
A: Hate is such a strong word. And he's pretty hot for a president. 

Q: Why did you choose this race?
A: I thought there was a cookie eating contest after. 

Q: What did you do when you found out there wasn't?
A: I had my own. I won. 


Thanks for watching! And reading.....

33 comments:

  1. Asians ARE fun. I should know, because I'm Asian lol.

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  2. 12 races in 12 months! What a great plan, I'm doing it too.

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  3. LOL, that is just fantastic!

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  4. What a great idea to run 12 races in 12 months and how fun! I also read your gym pickup lines...so funny!!!

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  5. great video! i love the girl scout/boy scout capitalism/slave comparison. haha. looking forward to 11 more of these videos.

    By the way, you time is equal to about 9 and a half minute/mile. That's great!

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  6. I totally laughed out loud at your post... too funny! This was my favorite:

    "Q: Why did you choose this race?
    A: I thought there was a cookie eating contest after."

    Priceless.

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  7. Agree with lauren.

    Cookie eating contest was outstanding line. Whole thing was top notch though!

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  8. Freaking awesome! New follower ... Great Blog!!!

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  9. Your questions & answers made me laugh while drinking water, thereby causing it to go down the wrong pipe, which could've have resulted in my death. But it didn't. Too funny!

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  10. "How am I gonna hear the sounds of people cheering for me as I run through the race, if they don't have noisemakers...to make noise." Hahahahahaah!

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  11. AWESOME! and you're hilarious :D

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  12. Thanks you guys:) You are all so nice. Sorry you almost died Crys!

    And I'm trying really hard to promote my youtube channel, so if anyone wants to repost this video on their blog, I will love you forever, and if you want to be paid in cookies, email me and we can work something out.

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  13. Thanks for the comment! Oh yeah-I got a good belly laugh outta this one! Too funny:)

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  14. Great Q&A, hahahahaha!!!
    I would totally run a race if Simoa's were the grand prize!

    Great job on your run!

    xoxo
    Roxie-Girl

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  15. hahah this is great! Congratulations!

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  16. I don't know how I missed this post before, but it was FABULOUS!!! Almost makes me want to run... Almost.... ;)

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  17. LOL I LOVE your blog LOL
    You are amazing!

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  18. I have a lil something on my page for you :)

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  19. Haha, you're hilarious! I love the video! Now I totally want some cookies! But I think I will just stick to my chicken. :)

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  20. I have a little something on my page for you :) another one I should say :)

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  21. Ahahahaha! This is great! I actually watched your other video also. Your are a total cutie! ;)

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  22. My wife, knowing that I can't eat cookies while I train for my half marathon, bought me a box of the Peanut Butter style Girl Scout cookies. She wanted to see how long I could resist the temptation. I made it for about 33 minutes. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  23. thanks for the laughs, i always come to your blogs for an ab work out :P

    i loved this video almost as much as girl scout cookies! you are really funny, your gonna go places someday! (if you keep running)

    keep it up! and you have some nice fajitas girl ;)

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  24. You know that mic was a hair brush? Funny video, nice production and even a good 5K in there.

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  25. HILARIOUS!!!!!! you fricken ROCK! Love your blog!!
    http://1girlgettinfit.blogspot.com/

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  26. This was sooo funny! Next time you have a cookie eating contest though, you should make it into a blogger contest, 'cause I'm pretty sure we'd all like to join along.
    Oh, and yeah, Obama is pretty hot for a president.

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  27. I can has a new blog post now please?

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  28. Nice video. BTW - I think my 10 yr old did his 5k in 27 mins. That's ok though, I took photos....(and Ryan - the 10 yr old - has been running on an elliptical daily for two years - so he's been practicing)

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  29. Hi, I’ve been reading your posts and just wanted to share something? Please email me back. Thanks!

    Olivia
    1xoliviax1 gmail.com

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