There are runs. There are 5k’s. And then, there are things like the Wicked Wine Run 5k.
If someone told me a few years ago that such a thing existed or someday would, I doubt I would believe them. Since my divorce I really hit the ground running (literally) but fell off that wagon last year. Until now.
Insert this wine run here. 😉
No. Do it.
Wine as a bribe for me to get back in to the 5k groove of life? Yes, please.
I walked in to this not knowing what to expect but I knew there would be wine.
So, when a mutual friend of myself and my travel partner, Sammi, mentioned meeting in Nashville (she’s in Alabama) for this adventure we said, yes! We originally had a 4th person, but she was unable to make it at the last-minute.
Want to hear something super crazy?
On April 22, 2018, a mass shooting occurred at a Waffle House restaurant in the Antioch neighborhood of Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Four victims were killed and two suffered gunshot wounds. Two others were injured by broken glass. The shooter, armed with a semi-automatic rifle, was rushed by an unarmed customer, James Shaw Jr., who wrestled the weapon away, interrupting the shooting spree. The suspect was captured on April 23, ending a 34-hour manhunt. Source: Wikipedia
Well, we had just eaten at that Waffle House just hours before that happened. Well on our way to the Wine Run, but returned back to our hotel room for the aftermath.
Only thing is, we had no idea.
The minute we got in our rooms we showered and headed out for the night.
Sunday morning, we were up and about getting ready to check out of the hotel and hit the road.
It wasn’t until Char left and got down the road and told us that we were in the middle of this mess.
There are no words to describe what we felt.
Not only did we just miss a mass shooting, but the fact that the hotel manager never came around to tell anyone at any point – oh hey, there is a killer on the run and you need to be aware because he could be lurking about.
Yeah, not a peep.
Despite all that crazy, we still had quite a bit of fun as you can see from all our crazy pics.