With my recent Disney accomplishment, I felt confident to take on the Michelob Ultra Challenge at this year’s Gasparilla Distance Classic. After running a half marathon and a marathon the next day, I feel prepared enough to take on a mere 5 K, 15 K and a marathon the next day. After all, it’s hardly a Goofy Challenge!
Upon registering for the event, I suffered from a bit of sticker shock.
Michelob Ultra Challenge Entry Fees (15K, 5K & Marathon): $160
Are you serious? It would appear that Jose Gaspar and his scurvy pirates be searching for treasure with those prices! Arrrr!
Crushed by the mere cost of this event while still recovering financially from a very expensive Disney retreat for last weekend’s events, I chose not register for the event.
But then, I cleverly crafted a scheme to help off-set some of the cost for this overpriced race.
Listen, I am a SAHM mom with no income. I am not above a little panhandling to help offset the cost of this extortionate race. In the immortal words of TLC, “I ain’t too proud to beg.”
So, if find it in your heart to drop a few PayPal payments in my firstname.lastname@example.org tin can (a.k.a my PayPal account), I would be eternally grateful. To show my gratitude and appreciation for your contribution, I promise to run a better chip time than Disney.
Please spread the word around the blogosphere about my panhandling . Take my tin can bloggie button and pass it along to your blogger friends. Remember to link back here. Thanks so much!
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