Buffett invites Omahans to "Invest in Yourself"

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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Let’s say you’re a billionaire and you’ve spent the weekend wrapped up in analyzing everything from global investments to interest rates to insurance trends to presidential politics. What now? Well, you run.

The Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting wrapped-up with a switch from the head to the feet. Enough thinking. You’ll sprain something up there.

The Oracle of Omaha invited everyone to Invest in Yourself on Sunday morning with a 5K Walk/Jog/Run. What better venue than a lovely spring day in Omaha?

Okay, well some investments can start out a little bumpy but the gray skies, drizzle and chill couldn’t put a stop to this investment.

The 5K (that's about three miles for those who don't speak K) wound through downtown Omaha to a finish line at Lewis and Clark Landing.

Approximately 2,000 people signed up for the event and it looked as though most of them actually showed up in spite of the gloomy weather.

As Buffett theory holds, it was technically a perfect day for an investment like this - you buy when everyone else is selling.

The money raised Sunday benefits various charities.

Shareholders are expected to spend the rest of the day shopping at Berkshire's Borsheims jewelry store and Nebraska Furniture Mart. Buffett plans to play bridge with shareholders at Borsheims and take on table tennis champion Ariel Hsing.

Buffett will then visit with shareholders enjoying steak at one of his favorite restaurants, Gorat's. On Monday, he takes questions during a series of television interviews.