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What happens when you make people run with you - Fast Cat

Several weeks ago I got signed up for the Fast Cat 10K in Plainfield this weekend. And since then I've been hounding two friends of mine to register as well (partly because it's sporting a super-cool race name, partly because of the promise of a nice, flat course in the suburbs... but mainly because I don't have a car and need a ride there on race day).

Anyway, they agreed to do the 10K as a 2X5K relay (which is a great race option that I can't remember seeing in any other races - good call Fast Cat organizers!). It seems to me that not being runners, these guys earned themselves some promotion by signing up for this... they deserve all the cheers and encouragement they can get! And to help make that possible, I wanted to make sure people will be able to recognize them when they're running.

So, here's the fearless relay team:
























And yes, Logan always runs without a shirt on
and
Bill always wears a stupid glasses/mustache mask

So as part of the registration they got to select a Team Name and a Team Description.

Here's what they chose (and submitted):


Team Name: Zach Freeman Is An Abhorrent Human

Team Description: This team of two totally normal, likable guys is running this relay as a favor to their "friend", Zach Freeman, who is dull, dimwitted, obnoxious, rude, quick-to-anger, and who's body smells like regurgitated broccoli and amateur pornography. He's the worst.


Makes me feel so warm and fuzzy.
(Although I have to say that they're misrepresenting me a bit:
I definitely smell like professional pornography.)

So if you're anywhere around Plainfield North High School this Saturday morning at 8:30, make sure you cheer for Bill and Logan (aka Team Zach Freeman Is An Abhorrent Human)! They're definitely aiming for first place.

And if you're looking for a race this weekend why not register for the Fast Cat yourself?


For no reason I'm closing with a picture I took this evening heading back into the city on a run around Navy Pier with my wife and one of her co-workers. I love the Chicago skyline:

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