Soooooooo……my sis and I were never really into the same activities when we were younger. We both played sports recreationally but they weren’t really our “thing”. Cheerleading was her thing and baton twirling was mine.
Once we got older, our “things” changed. Mine somehow turned into running and hers turned into fashion.
Well, now I’m happy to say that our “things” are finally the SAME!
It started back in September of 2010 when we ran the Chicago Half Marathon together (which I’m not even sure how we decided to sign up – but it wouldn’t surprise me if I pressured her into it).
She was amazing and ran like it was no big deal.
See, she’s in front of me here. I think this was around mile 9? Rockstar.
I swear she didn’t even hurt after the race. I look tired and she looks happy. Not fair.
And then when I was the running coach for Team Challenge, she joined the Team to run Vegas with us.
We couldn’t run the race together since I was the coach, but she totally killed it. Seriously, she almost beat my PR with like no effort at all. Again, kills me.
So, I finally did it. I convinced her to put her natural running ability to the ultimate test.
Because last week she got an email identical to this one:
We’re both registered to run the Chicago Marathon this year and it’s going to be A-MAZING! I can’t wait to share the experience of 26.2 miles with my sister. She already shares her love of fashion with me almost every day (I need the help!), so I’m totally excited to share my love of marathons with her.
Though, if she beats my PR I may have to kill her.
What was your “thing” growing up?