I really wish this picture came out better. I didn't tell the person taking it how to use the focus on the camera. Whoops!
Once we got on the bus it was a quick ride over to Epcot. The buses stopped somewhere out in the parking lots and we had a pretty far walk just to get to the holding area. The music was blaring and we were all struggling to get warm or at least not get colder. I shared a towel with one of my teammates and we leaned up against each other. I was hoping I would fall asleep and get a bit more rest, but that didn't happen.
We made our way over to the starting lines after what seemed like forever trying to get through the bag check. I was in Corral G. I think if I had registered on my own I would have been in a higher corral as I saw many people online with similar finish times and lower bib numbers.
Once we got to the corrals, we waited,
And then we got a little bit closer...
And finally, about 25 minutes later, we found the start line
I took pictures along the way, but I wasn't stopping for anything so none of them came out clear. I stayed with my coach for the first 5k.
I saw this before my coach left:
And then I was on my own...