Chuck Norris ran a 5K backwards....  

TicklePlease 51F  
3291 posts
5/12/2019 7:05 am
Chuck Norris ran a 5K backwards....

So he could see what second place looks like.

The Inaugural Chuck Norris 5K fun run was last weekend, down in Texas of course. Our Nun-chucks costumes were epic! Hundreds of people wanted pictures with us and of us! Even Chuck himself invited us up on stage to participate in the "best dressed" contest! Did we win? Hell no, the woman who did was 96 years old and in a wheelchair made to look like a semi-truck! How could that NOT win!

More than 5,000 people participated and we made a few local news stations. Hopefully we'll make the Guinness Book as well!

A few pictures from the run...

On stage, and yes, that's a little glimpse of Chuck himself in the background!

And last, but certainly not least, I got a high five from Chuck Norris and lived to tell about it!

TicklePlease 51F  
11968 posts
5/12/2019 7:07 am

The last time I was in Texas it was in the fall and it was sooooo very brown. This time it was like visiting the tropics! Lush and Green!


HeartCollector 61F  
7331 posts
5/12/2019 7:18 am

I’m beginning to sense you like Chuck Norris...Nun-chucks...that’s a good one.

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TicklePlease replies on 5/12/2019 1:28 pm:
I'll admit, I can take or leave most of his movies/tv shows.... it's the terribly terrific jokes that get me. Every. Single. Time.

inckubus 38M
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5/12/2019 7:21 am

This sounds like great fun!!! Nun-chucks - BRILLIANT.

TicklePlease replies on 5/12/2019 1:28 pm:
Thanks, we stole the idea from a meme and wouldn't you know it, there was a girl wearing a shirt with that very meme on it!

scoupe42 55M  
6128 posts
5/12/2019 7:26 am

Seem like Chuck's a down to earth guy!

TicklePlease replies on 5/12/2019 1:29 pm:
He really was a big part of the race, way more than just lending his name to it. He waited until ALL of the participants had finished the race before he left!

pocogato12 66F  
26845 posts
5/12/2019 7:29 am

This looks like so much fun!!! Thanks for sharing the adventure

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TicklePlease replies on 5/12/2019 1:30 pm:
Hands down, it was one of the VERY best adventures ever!

CleavageFan4U 62M  
56811 posts
5/12/2019 7:57 am

TOO funny - I'm sensing a bit of an obsession with Chuck around this blog of late!

Everything is lush, green, and just about drowning around here.

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TicklePlease replies on 5/12/2019 1:30 pm:
Well, how often can you overindulge in Chuck? And live?

We saw a lot of flooding between Dallas and College Station, whole roads underwater!

mc_justmc 59M  
4669 posts
5/12/2019 8:27 am

Just goes to show you how big Texas is. I didn't even hear about the Chuck Norris 5K.

TicklePlease replies on 5/12/2019 1:31 pm:
It was on the Texas A&M campus in College Station. What a pretty area when it's green!

Biguyntemple 39M
10 posts
5/12/2019 8:37 am

Did we expect less?

TicklePlease replies on 5/12/2019 1:31 pm:
Not a bit!

pagancountrygirl 61F
4036 posts
5/12/2019 8:59 am

Love the pics and costumes! Looks like a fun time was had.

Hmmmm....I know I left that wand around here somewhere!

TicklePlease replies on 5/12/2019 1:32 pm:
It was incredibly fun! I don't know HOW we're going to top it!

pocogato12 66F  
26845 posts
5/12/2019 10:20 am

Hey you two got a flash on the YouTube release of the race

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TicklePlease replies on 5/12/2019 1:32 pm:
It's my 15 minutes! My 15 minutes of fame!!

(ok, 15 microseconds but still!)

smartasswoman 61F  
30709 posts
5/12/2019 11:26 am

Now THAT's creative. I need some of your costume-fu - I'm always stumped for ideas.

And yeah, you're lucky your hand is still attached to your arm after getting a high five from Norris!

TicklePlease replies on 5/12/2019 1:33 pm:
What's funny is how many people, upon hearing about him high-fiving everyone, said:

"Oh man, I bet his hand got pretty tire....... no, no it probably didn't!"

resant78 40M/74F
2325 posts
5/12/2019 12:00 pm

wow! how awesome is that?!
I hope to meet Chuck some day, and live to tell about it as well!

TicklePlease replies on 5/12/2019 1:34 pm:
It was definitely waaaaaay up on the awesome list, that's for sure!!

superbjversion2 64F  
15427 posts
5/12/2019 12:33 pm

While everyone laughs at the Chuck beard .... I'm laughing at you as a NUN!

Looks like fun...but I would need a 1K walk.

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TicklePlease replies on 5/12/2019 1:35 pm:
I walked. I couldn't run even if Chuck was chasing me.

Yeah, we were snickering the whole time and doing the "sister" thing! Frighteningly a few people asked us if we were real nuns!!!!

NewName62 56M
11752 posts
5/12/2019 1:25 pm

As a Catholic school graduate, I'm wondering where your nun yardstick is. Of course, if you had one, your partner in nun costume might have to agree to let you them across the knuckles with it, for authenticity sake. The one theater class I took in college stressed that you always have to reduce the aesthetic distance between you and the audience.

Aaaaand...I just got hard.

TicklePlease replies on 5/12/2019 1:36 pm:
Darn... I should have consulted you first.

(someone gave us their actual foam nunchucks halfway through the race, they said we deserved them!)

iwant2learnit 48M  
451 posts
5/12/2019 3:08 pm

You getting a high-five from Chuck Norris is one of the coolest fucking things I've seen.

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TicklePlease replies on 5/12/2019 4:59 pm:
That whole nun thing is just icing on the cake right?

ltrskr 71M  
3205 posts
5/12/2019 3:13 pm

Chuck Norris once said.........Nothing, But everybody cheered and saluted,
and they all lived happily ever after!

Great post!

TicklePlease replies on 5/12/2019 4:59 pm:

maybejustrex4 52M  
2595 posts
5/13/2019 7:32 am

How amazing...not the race, you! What a great event and it is so terrific you went out and did it! Eight hundred kinds of cool!

TicklePlease replies on 5/13/2019 8:49 am:
800! That's almost as many bad Chuck Norris jokes there are!

sexysixties2 71F  
38175 posts
5/14/2019 12:13 pm

Looks like it was a fantastic fun filled event...well done!

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TicklePlease replies on 5/16/2019 4:32 am:
It was one of the best adventures to date!!

Golly06 66M  
1822 posts
5/20/2019 2:55 pm

Wow! Those costumes are Eye-Poping!

scottj55555 51M
1962 posts
5/21/2019 1:01 am

Great costume. Come on though, you love the top quality acting on a Chuck Norris flick.
Also, Chuck Norris doesn't run a 5k, the 5k runs away from Chuck Norris.

ArglBargl14 56M
258 posts
5/21/2019 8:10 pm

I hate to admit I couldn't figure out the "Nun-chucks" without the visual aids. In my defense I've had two glasses of a pretty good 10-year-old cabernet. And I can be bloody dense. You two look like a couple of papal having a grand old time. Congrats, on everything {including surviving the high five}!

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