It's 7 a.m. at the Heartland Half Marathon and 5K in Jasper, Indiana.
After a prayer, the National Anthem was played beautifully on a trumpet.(Reminded me of Tommy Loy's trumpet Anthem at 24 Thanksgiving Dallas Cowboy games)
Then a start of "ready, get set, go," and we are off.
About a mile and a half on the road...
Then another mile and a half on a trail.
26th overall out of about 100 runners.
2nd in "60 and over" age group
2nd Place Trophy Presentation
Jasper has a beautiful courthouse with a "Back to the Future" clock tower.
45 States and DC Completed (blue).
The 5 Remaining States (red).