Cherry Blossom 10 Miler

Getting into the Cherry Blossom 10 miler in DC isn’t easy – you have to put your name into a lottery because there are so many people that want to do the run and then names are randomly selected.Β  I tried to get in last year, but wasn’t picked so I was very excited when I got the email a few months ago that I would be running this year.Β  The cherry blossoms were supposed to be in peak bloom for the run – something that I don’t think has happened the last few years, and the weather was supposed to be chilly but sunny.Β  So why did I drop down to the 5k?

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