Friday, June 27, 2008
Going Forward (What's the Alternative?)
It's been a bit busy the last couple of days as we move ahead into final prep for the Community Bank of Elmhurst 4 on the 4th. We had our packet-stuffing party last night. I personally saw marathon runners wearing down from the constant shuffling and movement the four hours of stuffing required. Now, we get everything set up at Dick Pond Elmhurst tonight for the first two days of packet pickup on Saturday and Sunday. The second round is Thursday and Friday at Elmhurst College. It gets complicated though. I'm going to the Palatine Run for Young Life 5K race tomorrow not just to run, but to get a good picture or two of Chip distribution and also to pick up our race numbers, which will have been processed through 8 p.m. tonight for pickup tomorrow by tireless Julie Pearson at Race Time. Meanwhile, I'll be watching the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials tonight on USA and tomorrow and Sunday on Channel 5. Between that and Cubs-Sox, I'll be putting in overtime on the tube. A special good luck goes out to nephew Pete in the Alcatraz swim!