One man’s carrot …

Last week I wrote about the need for carrots as incentive to work out.

Kate Dixon writes to agree — sorta.

“I ran a 5K in Raleigh on May 1st called Race of Grace,” writes Dixon, who when she’s not running is executive director of the Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. “The prizes are cakes home baked by members of the churches that organize the race. Anyway, I have never been so motivated to run harder than I would have in hopes of winning a prize.”

Good point: A home-baked cake beats a carrot any day.

So? Did Kate run fast enough for cake?

“I did – a chocolate cherry cake to be exact,” she says. “It was absolutely delicious.”

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