Act a Fool

by Meghann on November 18, 2014

Check it out – I’m in a magazine!

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It’s always a fun surprise to see your mug in an issue of Runner’s World. I had no clue this was coming out and about died laughing when someone shared it with me via Twitter last week. I mean, how ridiculous is this photo?

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Turns out the head honcho for Best Damn Race had submitted a handful of photos for the article a couple of months ago and the editor picked mine. I guess acting like a goof at the finish line has it perks? Noted.

I’ll have to remember that for future finish line photos. Clearly my usual pause-the-Garmin stance doesn’t have quite the same marketable appeal.

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(Double chin not included)

Nor does the run-like-a-crazy-lady look you’ll find in the majority of my on-course photos.

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This shot from last year’s Wine and Dine Half Marathon is a particular favorite.

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Run like nobody is watching… except for when there’s a race photographer, then run like a fool.

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In other news, it’s supposed to dip into the 30s tonight and every Floridian has started freaking out. I love it. I also love the fact that it will be back in the 80s by the weekend, but that’s Florida for you.

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Our two days of “below normal temperatures” (ha!) is a good excuse to breakout the long sleeves (I wore my favorite Brooks Essential Run Jacket on my run this morning) and make soup.

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You can’t go wrong with soup. It’s my favorite “quick” meal because you can basically put any-and-everything in the bowl and it will be great. Tonight’s concoction included leftover turkey, potatoes, parsnips, carrots, onion, fresh dill, garlic, chicken broth, and cream.

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Just what the weather ordered.

Time to cuddle up in some flannel pajamas. Good night!

 

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