Today's forecast - High - 75 Low - 51 This day last year - High - 76 Low - 48
Warm Day Saturday Challenges Racers in Spring to Life Run/Walk
Posting Date: 04/03/2012
Crossfit 212 Degrees sponsors Run/Walk Saturday, Mar. 31. Photos submitted.
On Saturday, Mar. 31, Mesquite turned up the heat for the 2K/5K/10K Run/Walk put on by Crossfit 212 Degrees and the Mesquitos on the Run running club. The event kicked off at 8:00 a.m. as temperatures were already making their way into the 70's. Forty-one participants of all ages and sizes, including four-legged ones, turned out to take on the challenge.
The race began and ended at the Crossfit 212 Degrees facility on 140 Riverside Road. The 2K route followed a loop around town, while the 5 and 10K headed south on Riverside and up White Rock Road. As the racers finished up, they were greeted with a ringing cowbell and treated to a healthy buckwheat pancake breakfast.
There were no awards for placement, just the personal satisfaction of completion, no matter how long the distance. The participants included:
Crossfit 212 Degrees and Mesquitos on the Run will be partnering on more events in the near future.For more information and race photos, stop by or call Crossfit 212 Degrees at (702) 346-1683 or visit www.mesquitosontherun.com.