Saturday, March 20, 2010

Summer Team on First Day of Spring

Our little summer team gathered for some training at 7:30 on the first day of spring. The day started cool but was warm enough after an hour or so. Faith came out to give us a mission moment, telling us of her recent battle with Hodgkin lymphoma. Then we headed out for our 4 to 7 mile routes, an out and back up Boulevard. My route was 7 miles, and it felt good to do a distance longer than a 10K a week before the Monument Avenue 10K. At the end, a few of us went out for breakfast together.
Here are a few photos from the day.
Cannons guard the Daughters of the Confederacy
Minutes into our run, a bird deposited the results of its previous day's meal on Lelia's shirt. Is this good luck? We don't think so, but she took it in stride.
Cherries in bloom - spring at last!
Monoment to Confederate General A.P. Hill.
Daffodils in bloom - love it!
Cool stone arch at Bellvue, my turn around point.
Monoment to Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson and his horse Little Sorrell.

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