Wow! I can't believe I did 2 races, 2 weekends in a row. First one was the Sand Crab 5K the Saturday before and now the Hot Undies Run. Both of these races were completely different. The 5K was to survive and the Hot Undies was just to have fun in my undies for charity and drink some beer. It is a 2 mile run that starts at an Irish pub, runs around Rice University, stops at another pub on campus (didn't know this since most of us thought we would stop at 3 pubs on the run), and then ends back at the Irish Pub. My only issue was this race was in the middle of the day (1 p.m.), which meant that it was probably the hottest race I have ever done. Texas has been dealing with triple digit weather for 4 weeks in a row without including the heat index. Thank God, it was a 2 mile run and mostly covered with trees.
Literally on Friday, my friend (Amy...yeah, I'm calling you out) and I decided to sign up for the Hot Undies run. She dragged her boyfriend along. I still had to go by some cute underwear for the run. I decided that since this is my first year, I would wear boxers (with no underwear on underneath) and see how people dress up or dress down before I just decide to flash my personal wear to the world. After seeing everyone, next year, I'm going all out with real underwear. I almost bought these cool Batman male boxer briefs (because quite frankly, he's a badass and so am I), but settled on these female boxers that you normally sleep in. It turned out that Amy had the same kind only different plaid. And the big theme this year was superheroes. There were alot of girls in the Batman, Superman, Flash, Iron Man, and Captain America underroos.
That morning, I popped in to an All Levels Vinyasa class. I figured it would be somewhat easy like the last one. I was so very wrong. This teacher was not easy. I had a pool of sweat and my body was achy, but I survived and then headed to my mother's for some lunch before the run. I got to the Irish Pub (first stop) right at 11:30 a.m. and it was packed. I saw my friends and headed on down to wait in line and check out the sights. Oh and there was some sights. Men wearing nothing but barrels, dark angels, superheroes, floureseant girls, etc. I downed a bottle of water and stayed away from the beer. I also entered in to the raffle (didn't win).
|Amy and I before the race in our cute boxer matching underwear. Im trying to suck in my tummy.|
|Amy and Brian looking cute before the race. He really should've taken the shirt off!|
|Some Scottish runners.|
|These are the Flash underwear. I should've gotten a picture of the Batman ones.|
|Dark Angels to take down all runners|
|Amy and I lined up waiting for the race to start. It's getting hot.|
|Yeah, I fell behind. I got stuck behind these slower runners and I was just too tired and hot to try to catch up.|
|Brian and I enjoying our first beer of the day during the first pub stop (middle of the run). See how sweaty we are and it's only been a mile.|
|Bagpipe player in his underwear...nice.|
|There were 3 of them.|