The 2011 iFivek was cancelled - but the pizza and beer consumption wasn't! Despite the hail, torrential downpour and soggy-shoe guarantee, there were clear skies on the horizon - we were all ready to run the fifth-annual iFiveK last Thursday, April 21.
But it each time the worst of the weather seemed to be behind us, the rain returned and ultimately the race route, rife with puddles, was unsafe for the crowd of 750 to navigate.
So we did the only logical thing. We huddled inside the Maritime Center and kicked off the after party (sponsored by BoomTown - THANKS guys!)
SLANT has been the race's Creative Sponsor since the first iFiveK and we were thrilled to experience the first sold-out year. From a creative perspective, our biggest overhaul was the new website, then there were new shirts (gotta keep it fresh), updated signage (that saw a lot of rain but no runners) and new photography (you remember Will's death defying escapade, right?).
Great job to Ernest, Amy, Amanda, the Charleston Digital Corridor team and the rest of the sponsors for making it a success. Fingers crossed for clear skies in 2012!