First: Here is a few pictures of the trail:
On the beach the night before, I decided to write in the sand to get pumped about my race:
The start of the race:
The night before my race was Independent Bookstore Day, so, naturally, I had to go to an independent bookstore and get something.
Bicycles by Nikki Giovanni
What Is This Thing Called Love by Kim Addonizio
The Dream Keeper A Langston Hughes Collection.