This past weekend I participated in the Brain Freezer 5k in Burlington, Vermont. This race is unique in that it requires participants to run half of the race, roughly 1.55 miles, eat a pint of ice cream, then run the rest of the way back. That’s right, an ice cream race!
You may wonder why a runner with a sub-three-hour marathon goal would choose to do something silly like an ice cream race. And the answer is … because I run, and I also eat ice cream a lot more than I should. Finally! A race that combines my two favorite things! I chose this particular race not just because it involves eating any old brand of ice cream, either. The race featured Ben & Jerry’s, one of my absolute favorites! Read more >>