Last Thursday, June 11th, the Austin team participated in the Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run. For those of you who do not know, the run took place to help raise money for The Trail Foundation, which helps maintain the Butler Hike and Bike Trail around Lady Bird Johnson Lake, located in Austin, TX. This exciting moonlit run was followed with an after party, which included some of Maudie’s classic margaritas and Tex-Mex.
Participants in the race included Michael Jackson, Scott Einaugler, Stephanie D’Angelo, Sarah Warnke, Alison Barker, Brittany Bowers, Jeff Ekblad, Ashleigh McDonald, Shay Patel, and Chantam Duong. The runners were enthusiastically cheered on by John Engler, Michael Beasley, and James Hyde.
Some highlights from last night’s Finding Fun activity:
1. Jeff Ekblad crushed the race, finishing 1st of the LiveIntent team, with a time of 28:44! Jeff did follow up the morning of the 12th to say that John’s badge finished right before his badge, so I guess our first place LiveIntent racer was John Engler!
2. Our AM intern, Chantam Duong, finished right behind Jeff with a time of 28:57. She also ranked 3rd in her division!
Overall, the race was a lot of fun, and a great way to bond as a team. One solid takeaway I think the entire Austin team can agree with would be: running outside mid June in Texas is TOUGH!