I've said it before and I'll say it again. One of the best parts about running and successfully completing a long-distance event is the finisher's medal. And Carlsbad's All Day 25K offered this:
Action 269 - Flash The Bling. Oh, yes, I did. I put it on as soon as they handed it to me. And then I wore it to lunch, then again out later when we went out for some food and and drinks. I love me some shiny jewelry!