Thursday, November 11, 2010

Our Halloween Pics (Races in Costumes!)

A little late, but we figured you guys would still wanna see our Halloween pics! As always, we had to have couple-themed costumes, and Miss Bethany got a little creative this year. 

On the Friday before Halloween, we ran a 1-mile race around Boston Common. It was a lot of fun, and a number of our Team Racemenu friends also ran, so we got to hang out with them. After the race, there was a Halloween party at one of the bars downtown (with good free beer!). We did the mile in about 8 minutes, which Miss Bethany was very pleased with, considering her costume. :)

On Halloween, Miss Bethany ran a 10k (in costume, of course), and Ryan volunteered out on the 5k course (in costume, of course). (There was both a 5k and 10k.) She was hoping for 8-8:15 pace, but somehow ended up running 7:35 min/mile pace. She started off slow not sure how the costume would hold up but then began picking people off. She got 2nd in her age group.

Here's some pics from our Halloween:

Monster Dash & Bash 1-miler. Miss Bethany made her costume from scratch the night before, cost less than $15.

Miss Bethany's "Trick or Treat" jack-o-lantern

Our nephew, Robby. (2 yrs and 5 mo.)

Popeye, Spinach, and a Dragon

 Popeye and his beloved dog, Ginger

Here comes the Organic Spinach bag! Remember: eat 5-6 servings a day!

It was really hard to run because of where the armholes were, not to mention the heat of running in a plastic bag!

Popeye on baby-duty. Our other nephew, Josh. (2 months)

Stay tuned for Ryan's race report from his trail marathon last Saturday. 


Karyn said...

Love the costumes... esp the spinach so creative!!

Jenn said...

Ha ha! Love the costume Bethany! Great race too! Ryan looks awful good with that baby:)

Meg said...

You are so creative!! Both of those costumes are adorable as the little nephews!!

The Turtle said...

I love the costumes! Nice work.

Denise said...

that bag must have been SO hot. ugh. but you look good so that's all that matters.

Jen said...

Creative costumes! And great time considering you were running in a sauna!

Johann said...

That's great fun! I've run in costumes twice. Once as a cat and once as a pirate. Your nephews are the best! Have a great weekend!

Marlene said...

Great costumes, guys! Too fun! Congrats on the races too!

ShutUpandRun said...

Damn clever and healthy too.

Anonymous said...

hilarious. love the costumes!

Anonymous said...

hilarious. love the costumes!

aron said...

you guys are adorable <3

Colleen said...

Wow, Popeye sure loves his spinach :)

shellyrm aka jogging stroller mama said...

Love those costumes!!!

Plastic bag racing...I think that is a weight loss craze waiting to happen.

jess said...

L-O-V-E the costumes! So adorable. Congrats Bethany on your race!

Duarte Family said...

Love your costumes and the creativity!!!! Our nephews are the cutest!!!!

Laura said...

Great pics! And again love the very creative costumes!

Oh and I changed the comment thing on my blog-maybe now it'll work for you.

Running Diva Mom said...

what fun costumes!

Amanda said...

Great costumes! Sounds like you guys had a lot of fun.

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