When we lived in Great Lakes, Dave and I would participate in the Fort2Base 10NM (11.5 miles) race. The race starts at the historic Fort Sheridan and ends at Naval Station Great Lakes. 2017 marked the 7th annual Fort2Base race. The race director, Beth, is a friend of ours and we were thrilled the virtual race option was available for 2017. Dave and I registered and were excited to participate even though we are so far away!
We received our amazing finishers medal in the mail along with our race numbers and sling bag. Just one thing left to do – run our race!
My legs were pretty sore after my Mt. Fuji hike on Saturday so we decided to run the race very early in Monday morning. Also, we thought running before sunrise would help save us from too much heat and humidity.
Here are the snapshots of Dave’s Fitbit and my Garmin. We went the distance!
It was fun to have a shorter distance on our running calendars. It took a while after all the training miles for Tokyo Marathon to want to run another race. The Fort2Base run was perfect to keep us motivated during the summer months. Thanks, Beth for making the virtual race possible! We are already looking forward next year!!