Chase:Every:Second

enjoying every second of life and running

2012 Bix 7 Expo

Leave a comment

Friday Rob and I left work early to hurry up and pack to get to Drew’s house. We drove up to Davenport, IA to grab our packets for Bix7 that would be the next morning. It’s a small expo with some booths for shopping. We didn’t need anything so we were quickly in and out with our stuff. What’s cool about Bix7 is they have commemorative pins for milestone years of running this race. They start at year 2 so we got our first pin. Our next pin opportunity will be at 5 times running this race.

Have you run a race with a commemorative pin for the  years of running that race? I can’t say I’ve seen this anywhere else yet, but I like the idea!

We ate dinner and walked around the festival that was going on in the downtown area. We found out that Bix even has its own beer brewed for the events occurring that weekend! I’ve only heard of custom beer for an event for the Boston Marathon, from Sam Adams.

Rob gave the Bix beer a try and he said it tasted similar to a New Castle. It wasn’t his favorite, but it was worth a try. Also, another nice race event touch.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s