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Sunday, May 18, 2014

Spring Formal Prom Run!

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Every year, my friend Jennifer hosts a Spring Formal Prom Run. This year was the first year she moved it to a Saturday night. The run would include pictures on the Capitol steps, a bar crawl, and dinner.

We started on City Island, dressed in our formal gear. I felt a little silly at first, but once we started running, my endorphins kicked in and I was fine. We made the mile trek to the State Capitol Building and got our pictures taken on the steps. We even encountered some real prom goers who wanted their pictures taken with us! I am sure we went viral!

Next, it was a run to The Firehouse, where I shared a merlot with Mary. Then we ran to Ceolta's Irish Pub where I had a scotch on the rocks. The last stop on our bar crawl was Federal Tap House. This place was very crowded. We got a lot of stares here. The whiskey I drank made things better.

By this time, I was tipsy. I never ran after drinking alcohol before, but let me tell you, I had so much energy and I felt alive. We sprinted across the river and to Duke's where we fed our tummies with delicious food.

I can't tell you how much fun I had. I almost didn't go. I've been pretty down in the dumps and wasn't sure if I wanted to go out and be social. Boy am I so glad I did. From 5pm-11pm, I talked, laughed, and bonded with old friends and new. I am so, so, so, so glad I decided to do the prom run this year!! 


Group shot on the Capitol steps.



The men



The women



The women and Tim


Actual prom goers wanted their pictures with us old farts!
We're gonna be on The Twitter!



Fun at Firehouse with Mary!




Jennifer- the trainer who CHANGED MY LIFE!



Mary and I at Federal Tap House. Apparently, I am doing the Pledge of Allegiance.
Either that or I had too much whiskey.



This is where Tracy buys all of her furs.



Tammy, the reigning prom queen, crowns this year's queen- Tracy.
Jeff looks on in horror.



Jenn (JK-L) and John- the hosts with the mosts!

It was a crazy, fun night and I really needed that. I am glad I have friends who like to do silly things like I do. It's no fun being "normal" all of the time.
Have you ever run in formal wear?
What about a running bar crawl?

13 comments:

  1. Aww, this looks like so much fun. I'm so glad you decided to go and participate. This kind of reminds me of the "Trash the Dress" that brides do with their bridesmaids some time after the wedding. Not quite the same concept, I know, but its a silly little thing in formal wear.

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  2. I LOVE THIS! I think I may just have to start a prom run of my own next year! And I love the photos of the guys all lying down on the steps like they are glamour kings, hahaha.

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    1. Oh they were such photo lovig hogs! You should definitely start one, it's so silly and fun. :)

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  3. looks like it was such a fun time! i would never have thought of something like that...but i can just imagine the fun that was had :)

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  4. That sounds like so much fun! You all are so adorable!

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  5. I love it, what a great idea! I also love that the young prom goers wanted their picture taken with you!

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    1. I know! They made us feel young and hip!

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  6. Okay, now I want to do a prom run!!! That looks incredibly fun. :D I love your picture doing the Pledge!!! LOL

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    1. I think I was holding onto myself so I could stand up straight lol

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  7. Omg, hilarious!!!! I love your princess tiara :) I ran once after a margarita but just around the neighborhood lol I really can't imagine running and drinking but I am game to try if I could find someone to do it with ")

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    1. I highly recommend trying it in a controlled environment!

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  8. OMG this looks BEYOND fun. I want to add this to my bucket list!

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    1. Ali, you come to PA and I will organize a Prom Run in ur honor. :)

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