Running Scavenger Hunt!
Hey guys! Last night I was feeling unmotivated to run as I was driving home from work.
As I was getting close to the beach I remembered that a couple of years ago I did a running scavenger hunt and it was a lot of fun. I quickly looked up the scavenger list and decided to do it again.
Here’s what I found!
A wild animal.
I saw a beach rat but unfortunately he was too fast for me to snap a pic!
2. A fence.
This one was easy! So many buildings are conducting renovations at the beach that there are all kind of fences up to keep people out of construction zones. Up there you can see a fence wrapping around the W hotel.
3. A street sign named after a tree.
I know most of the street names around the beach since I run those roads so much. I couldn’t remember any street signs having tree names, but I found one! Poinsettia Rd!
4. A Flag.
It’s hard to see but there is a tiny American flag up there on top of that hotel!
5. A pair of orange running shoes.
I looked at the shoes of every runner I saw but no one was wearing orange!
6. A purple flower.
This was another fail!
7. An animal crossing sign.
Does a turtle nesting sign count? I didn’t see any animal crossing signs. I did see this nesting sign as well as signs saying not to bring your dog onto the beach, which I think is sad. If I had a dog I would want to feel the sand beneath his paws!
8. A discarded food item or container.
It is a true testament to the investment Fort Lauderdale has made into beach cleanup that I did not see a single discarded food item or container. I did see one crushed can of red bull but I was enjoying a good song and didn’t want to stop running to get a pic of trash.
9. A port o potty.
Easy! Once again, with all of the construction and renovations going on there are plenty of port o pottys to be found!
10. A baby stroller.
Is it okay that the baby stroller is empty? The kid was playing in the sand with what I assume is the mom.
11. A yellow lab or golden retriever.
Very unfortunately I did not see a lab or golden.
12. A house or mailbox #12.
13. Road kill.
Thankfully I did not find this. Whenever I see anything in the road that could be a dead animal I avert my eyes. I don’t want to see that.
14. A red car.
Got em! I was actually trying to take a pic of the street sign here and just happened to snap the pic when a red car went by. How lucky!
15. Another runner or walker.
Easy squeezy. There are always so many other runners out!
I actually saw a lot of runners out there with minimalist running shoes on. Is that a thing I should think about trying? I’m going to read some reviews and see if that might be something to consider at some point.
16. A Disney lawn ornament. 17. An outside clock.
18. A tree bearing fruit.
Look at those coconuts!
19. Find a word on a sign that you can relate to running.
Don’t worry I won’t be breaking this speed limit anytime soon :).
20. A selfie.
That one is easy!
Have you ever completed a running scavenger hunt? Will you try this one over the weekend and let me know how you do?!
Gift Card Winner!
I randomly chose the Swiftwick $100 gift card giveaway yesterday through rafflecopter — congrats to Mika!
If you didn’t win, don’t worry because Powerbar reached out to me a few days ago and I will have a seriously AWESOME giveaway for you from them next week. You definitely don’t want to miss this one so keep an eye out :).
What are you up to this weekend?
Will you give the scavenger hunt a try?
How has your week been? Best thing that’s happened?