You can read about my day in Icy Strait Point HERE.
Our last race of the running cruise! We had the option of either the 5K or 10K. Meghann and I chose the 5K.
Thank goodness it only rained on our last race day.
Another hot breakfast and pep talk from Jenny.
Amazing views before the race! Happy it had stopped raining.
Final instructions before heading out.
Time to run! The 10k runners went first followed by the 5k runners.
Done! Isn’t that a beautiful medal?
At the finish line there was beer and a “salmon bake” with salmon wraps. I had the beer but no wrap. This race wasn’t timed so there was no “official” winner. However, the two winners were those that drew an ace card from a deck of cards. I did not win.
We didn’t stay too long because we wanted to be on the first bus heading back to the ship to shower and get ready, eat, and be reading for our excursion (Historic Ketchikan Trolley).
Meghann and I could never understood this. I mean I understand the whole custom regulations part, but why coffee?
Anyway, time to explore Ketchikan. It started to rain toward the end of our tour.
We saw Nathan Jackson working on a totem pole.
And we saw a few more totem poles at the Saxman Native Village Totem Pole Park.
That evening after dinner I enjoyed a glass of champagne.