Friday, May 1, 2009
24 Hour World Challenge, 11 hours 'till start!
Team USA during opening ceremony
Annette, Jen, Carolyn and Matt
Fruit pops in store window
Yummy looking bread in store window
A view from Citta Alta (upper city of Bergamo) looking to the North and East
Yes were are all here! All members of Team USA and Doctor Andy and our loved ones-including George!
This evening was the opening ceremony. I almost cried walking in back of the American Flag. There are 28 countries and around 230 runners. Wow!
Today was a major holiday in Italy-the Italian version of Labor Day, I think! Stores and businesses closed-so lots of cyclists and runners out and about. We even saw a parade this morning!
There is so much to see and experience. I am thrilled to be part of Team USA and am so psyched we are in Italy! So far, so good. I even have “coversed” a bit with my pathetic Italin!
I must ready and sleep now. More later. This link is supposed to be active starting 10am Italy time (4am EST).