Sunday we woke up early to head to South Boston for the 5K. I can't say enough about this race. Aside from how hilly the course was, it was really well-organized and a ton of fun!
And run she did- she almost matched my PR. She ran 23:50/7:41 pace. And the course was insanely hilly! My brother and Dave also ran so well. My brother was the 5th finisher to cross the line and his time was one of his fastest since college at 17:49/5:45 pace. To say he was excited was an understatement.
And a little later, Dave came through....
I somehow missed Kim! After the race, we hung out for awhile until we got the results.
And Mikey got 3rd in his age-group.
Don't worry, I kept the medal : )
After the race we had a fun day drinking and eating. I was asleep by 4pm and woke up around 7:30pm and frantically made it to the grocery store before it closed. It was a busy and fun weekend. And next weekend will be the same. Cannot wait for DC and the National Half! My plan is to take it easy this week. Physical Therapy today, Eliptical tomorrow and PT and a 4 mile run Wednesday. Wednesday will be the only day I run before Saturday. Then Saturday the goal is come as close as possible to breaking 1:50. That's the goal.
Also last week, Laurie over at Marina Maher Communications sent me some Bagel Thins and a few other products to try out. Included in the package was Dr. Scholls Ultra Overnight Foot Cream and Ahava Muscle Soothing Bath Salts. Both of those products are fabulous for me. I suffer BADLY from runners feet. They are scary, yet I will not paint my toes to cover them because I think deep down I am proud. I hope this foot cream helps me out a bit! And as most of you know, I love my baths. No, not ice baths. I did that in college track and I never want to do it again. I'm talking relaxing hot baths where you can read a book and relax. And if there is salts that soothe my muscles at the same time, I'm all for it! So thanks Laurie for sending it my way!Baked Banana Oatmeal bars for the week, I used to eat a bagel with cream cheese everyday. And it totally weighed me down. I love bagels but they are really heavy. So I gave them up...for awhile. I'm a "everything in moderation" type of gal so I never give anything up permanently. Bagel Thins are absolutely perfect for me. 110 calories and I still get my bagel fix with half the calories and carbs.
Oh PS- Today is the first day of spring and its snowing here in Boston. Gotta love New England!
What's your most memorable Runner's High?