Rock n Roll West

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Julia and I ran the Seattle RnR 1/2 marathon today. It rained yesterday, it will likely rain tomorrow, but today was amazingly gorgeous and perfect for running.20130622-102243.jpg

When we got around to lining up for the race, we found ourselves a couple corrals forward of where we should have been – oops! The guy holding the rope separating us from the corral in front of us kept yelling at people to move forward and stay behind/in front of the rope. We actually had no idea what he was telling us to do, but it made for good laughs among our fellow runners. At one point he had to attend to something and asked Julia to hold the rope. We found it hilarious that someone who took his job way too seriously would so frivolously hand it off to someone who wasn’t even where she was supposed to be.20130622-102257.jpg

We took many photo ops, because how can one not in a city such as this?20130622-102400.jpg

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Afterward, we took a visit to the top of the Space Needle. You’ll see those shots tomorrow. A beer and more photos later, my mom picked us up at a Seattle landmark, the Pink Elephant Carwash. This was truly the best way to show someone around town. Sign up for next year today, and you might get a discount!20130622-105208.jpg

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