Plane ticket to Las Vegas: $250
Co-payments at doctor's offices and physical therapy for knee pain due to deciding to be a runner at age 57: $250
Cool running gear: pants, shirts, jacket, hats, water bottles, waist packs, ipod shuffles, running watch: Not quite sure but substantial $$
Hotel reservation at Mandalay Bay so we wouldn't have to walk too far to get to the race and, more importantly, back to the place to lie down with ice afterwards: $350
Miscellaneous food and other shopping expenses: $200?
Spending the weekend with my girl and sharing an awesome experience: