Monday was celebrity day in Logan and Quay County, and Monday night was celebrity night at the Annex Bar and Grill. We’re not usually visited by anyone remotely famous, but on Monday Dean Karnazes and the “Run Across America” team from Regis and Kelly ran (quite literally) into town.
We waited on the side of the road, the Annex put up a welcome sign, and then our kids ran a mile or two with Dean – appropriate since his 3,000+ mile run is entitled “Action for Awareness” and one of it’s main purposes is to raise awareness about childhood obesity. (for more info http://bit.ly/g9dzwK).
Check out the video on You Tube – Dean Karnazes runs into Logan
We love that Dean chose Hwy 54 as part of his route, and that he and his team stopped and spent the night here. They found Ute Lake and dipped their (tired) toes into the water, and then they joined a pile of us at the Annex for dinner. The “Road to Wellness” blog post that day is entitled “Lovin’ Logan.” (http://bit.ly/hj3T1a) Obviously we like that reaction.
If you want to follow Dean more closely, check out the daily blog. Yesterday he was in Stratford, Texas – now he’s on to Oklahoma. . .in this wind, no less.
Go, Dean, Go. And then come back sometime and see us. We think we handle celebrities pretty well here – we’re cordial, not invasive, and we want to be sure you feel welcome. Thanks for lovin’ Logan and New Mexico.!