We made it to Vegas safe and sound. Day #1 of food/carb loading, laughing and hanging out in our ginormous van complete.
We are getting close to run time and I couldn’t be more ready to have three great runs!
About the above picture… Brooke is obsessed with almond butter lately. She prefers it plain and right off of her tray. She gets a little smile after every bite. Atta girl.
What are your weekend plans?
When was the last time that you went to Vegas?
Favorite road trip snack?
Shay @ Whine Less, Breathe More
Good luck! I can’t wait to hear all about your adventures!
This weekend I am going to dinner and a show with a new guy. I kind of like him! Working tomorrow. And relaxing the rest of the weekend. We are going to have great weather so I see a couple of trail runs in there somewhere!
It’s been probably five years since I went to Vegas. It’s always a fun time with a group!
My favorite road snack is any mixture of salt & sweet!
Kari @ Running Ricig
That is going to be one stinky van :). Hope you have a great weekend!!
I’ve only been to Vegas once. It was a lot of fun, but I’m not sure I’d want to go back unless I had a specific event to go to.
My weekend plans are to lounge! I worked last weekend and I work next weekend, so this is my downtime!
We have an 8 mile run Saturday morning, followed by a hair appointment, and then we are off to the ball! I lived in Vegas for 3 years, but haven’t been there since 2005.
Emma @ Culturecopia
I have never been to Vegas! Looks like so much fun!! My weekend is jam-packed as usual, but should be lots of fun! I’m looking forward to reading your Ragnar recaps – good luck!! :)
Yay! Have a blast :)
It’s been so long since I went to Vegas. 5 years maybe? I plan on going next year for my 30th bday with some friends.
No exciting weekend plans besides seeing “Thor” and family dinner at my parents on Saturday.
Have a great weekend!
Brianna @ I run He tris
I’m running the Savannah Rock and Roll half marathon tomorrow!! I’m so excited!!! I’ve never been to Vegas but my husband and I are planning a kid free trip there maybe in the next year or so. Good luck with Ragnar!
Have an awesome relay! Can’t wait to hear all about it :-) I’ve never been to Vegas but it’s on my list for sure!
I cannot wait to follow your adventure this weekend.
I haven’t been to Vegas in 7 years.
My in-laws are here this weekend.
I love it that you post twice per day again! It is so much more interesting than studying for university
Have fun, you look amazing
Colleen @ CSmith Run
I went to Vegas with a group of my best friends right after graduating college! It was sooo much fun and I can’t wait to go back – I want to see Shania and Celine Dion.
Have fun at Ragnar! I’m dying to do one of those races, they look like so much fun.
I went with my family when I was seven years old – had a blast.
Christine @ HowtheWestwasRun
Good luck this weekend! I have 2 races scheduled for the weekend, so those are what I am most looking forward to! The last time I was in Vegas was probably….too long ago, especially considering I’m only 5 hours away :) Favorite road trip snack is Costco’s Trail Mix (and yes, it has to be Costco’s).
Aimee - funfitgirl
Good luck!!! And have fun!
I’m planning on enjoying the nicer weather while we have it here in Denver and get some long runs in. And I need to visit my local running store to buy some reflective gear.
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[email protected] Meri Run
Good luck & have fun! I’ve never been to Vegas but would love to go!
I’m actually going on a road trip with my mom & sis. My sister has her first soccer tournament for Special Olympics (she has CP). And she is sooo excited. I’m trying to decide what road trip snacks to get so this is super helpful!
Elise @ 9toFit.com
Good luck & HAPPY FRIDAY!
Disneyland with the fam this weekend! I’m not a huge fan of Vegas, it’s probably been about 5 years or so since we’ve been there. My fav road trip snack is Hot Tamales. They are a must.
Hi! I just wanted to tell you how much of an inspiration you are! I am sure you get that all the time, because you are awesome, but you really inspire me to live each day to the fullest. It can be SO draining holding oneself back from eating or doing something one loves because of time, health, etc. You remind me that every day is a gift, and if I want a bowl of cereal after dinner, just do it. I am so inspired to not put limitations on myself, and to just do my best. I used to be anorexic, and for almost 9 years now I have been healthy and active. Every day is a struggle of what to eat and when to eat and how much to eat. You inspire me not to focus on those things. So, thank you!
Ps. Good luck on your race!!
The Hungry Runner Girl
Katherine! You are doing an amazing job! Keep up the hard work and please keep in touch:) thank you for your sweet comment!
Sara @ LovingOnTheRun
Good luck!! I can’t wait to hear all about it and your experience! I would love to do one of these one day!
Kelly in Canada
I’ve never been to Vegas! I want to go and I know you can get super cheap flights there if you just hop over the border into Washington. One of these days…
This weekend I will run, write report cards, and celebrate my friend’s bday!
Amanda @ .running with spoons.
Have a blast Janae! Vegas is one of my favourite places to visit and the last time I was there was this summer in July. The heat was killer, so I’d imagine the weather is a lot more tolerable around this time of the year.
Amanda @ .running with spoons.
Oh and I forgot to add — try and catch one of the Cirque shows if you get the chance!
Michelle @ A Healthy Mrs
I’ve never been to Vegas, but I would LOVE to go someday!
Have a great time! Happy Friday :)
Cori @ olivetorun
Have a great time and run like the wind ;)
Runner Girl Eats
It’s been about 6 years since I’ve been to Vegas. I love that city and need to plan a visit soon! Have fun with your runs! Ragnar is on my bucket list so I can’t wait to hear about your experience :)
Miranda @ Lovely Wife Lovely Life
Good luck!! I know you’re going to do amazing!
Sam @ Better With Sprinkles
I’ve never been to Vegas! absolutely on my bucket list though.
Cori @ shes going the distance
good luck on your 3 legs! The more and more I see blogs on Ragnar, the more I want to do one :)
I was in Vegas about 5 years ago.. about over due for a weekend
Fave road trip snack are luna bars!
Homecoming this weekend woo! and I love hummus and …anything else for roadtrips!
Katie @ Peace Love & Oats
haha love the phone blog posting, at least all the pictures are right side up! Good luck to day!
I’ve never been to Vegas… :( One day I will get there, one day!
That is the cutest picture of Brooke, but I think that I think that everyday.
My favorite road trip snack is those huge hunks of pretzels you get in a plastic bag. They are like the pretzel leftovers. SO good. Have a great time in Vegas!!!
Linda @ running4two
Have a great time!!!!
I ate a lot of trail mix in the Ragnar Van. I mostly dug out the m&ms but ate the occasional peanut and raisin. :)
I haven’t been to Vegas in a year and a half and I’m so sad about that.
That brownie sundae looks delicious!!
Have fun in Vegas, can’t wait for the recaps. I haven’t been to Vegas in ages, probably 10 years or so. It’s so different now!
First run since NYCM on Saturday, 8 easy miles, with my new Garmin 220!
I have never been to Vegas.
Favorite road trip snack pretzels and hummus.
Shannon @ Mon Amour
Good luck Janae! I never really had any desire to do a relay but after seeing so many people loving them I’m starting to reconsider. Have a blast out there!
I wish I were running Vegas this year! I ran it two years ago, and it was so much fun. Enjoy the race! :)
Kimberly @ Keeping up With Kimberly
Have fun and enjoy the experience. I can’t wait to read about it and live vicariously though you this weekend.
If I were in the van – we would have cheese-its…the ultimate road trip snack :)
Brooke @ Running In Heels
Have so much fun in Vegas, I can’t wait to hear all about it!! :)
Katie @ Bevo Loves an Aggie
My brother is coming into town this weekend! I’m so excited to see him. :)
I like buying crappy gas station food I would never normally buy on road trips. So weird, I know!
I haven’t been to Vegas in about 6 years…guess I’m overdue for a trip! ;)
Have wonderful time!
The only time I’ve ever been to Vegas was in 2011 for the night half marathon…meeting you and Aron and Page was the highlight. The running part was not!
My big weekend plans are driving to kid-related events all day, both days. They’re excited.
Good luck @ Ragnar! I live in Vegas, if you want a place to take a quick shower &/or take a nap, get in touch with me :) Our wknd plans include checking out Red Rock & Zion bc they are both free and the weather is supposed to be perfecto!
Hi Janae – have fun! How did your team get together? Are you all friends from Utah or are you from different areas?
The Hungry Runner Girl
Hey Amanda! We are all from the same area in Utah! Hope you have a great day!
yay have so much fun!!! i can’t wait to read your ragnar recaps. i know you’re going to have three amazing runs :)
my last trip to vegas was in march for my brother’s 21st birthday!
I have a 6 mile run planned for tomorrow.
Favorite road trip snack is, anything home made.
Brooke seriously is a little mini-you. I love it…I can’t imagine how cool it must be to watch babies personalities and likes/dislikes develop!
Have soooo much fun! I’ve never done anything like that before, you rock!! I hope
Ou have great weather! I’ve never been to Vegas/ now I’m double jelly!
Good Luck Janae!! I know you are going to ROCK this!
I love Vegas, but not sure I could ever squeeze in a run! Good luck Janae! Btw-the food looked amazing! I love your salad pics. They always look so yummy and make me want a salad!
Weekend plans-scary movie Friday; 5-6 mile run on Saturday morning and a s’mores party; church on Sunday.
Katie Did What
Have so much fun!!! :) Brooke has excellent taste. Mmmm almond butter. My fave road trip snacks are almonds, grapes and cheez-its. Random, but all delicious.
Liz @ Carpe Diem and Run
Looks like so much fun!
Debbie @ Deb Runs
I’m more than a little jealous that you’re running Ragnar this weekend! I will run an east coast one someday!
I’m totally chillaxin this weekend! It’s long over due!
You may have answered this in a previous post, but I’m just curious – how far will you run for each of your legs? I read a little about Ragnar but it seems like you can kind of decide for yourself what you’ll run. Or are you saving that as a surprise with updates as you go?
Either way, good luck, and have fun! Hope you have a great time and run happy!
That is going to be one stinky van! Wowza!
I’ve never been to vegas!
Favorite road trip snack is celery and peanut butter!
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Check out the eyelashes on that baby!
Have 3 great runs. I can’t wait to hear about the Ragnar. I hope to do one next year.
Nicole @ Work in Sweats Mama
Have a great weekend! Can’t wait to read all about your runs!
Lindsey @ Run by Faith
Good luck! What an adventure!!!
Saturday I’m doing my first stint as a volunteer at a race this weekend & I’m actually kinda’ nervous!
Courtney @ Don't Blink. Just Run.
Good luck and have fun!!
Make sure to try a frozen hot chocolate from Serendipity while you’re there – they are soooo good.
Taylor @ Singletrackedmind
Good luck and have an amazing time!!! I’m going for a 10-mile trail run tomorrow.
Favorite road trip snacks: grapes and popcorn.
I’m a new runner and Ragnar or some other relay race is a HUGE priority on my running bucket list. I can’t wait to read the recap! Have a great time!
Have a great time- Vegas is the best city in the world! I got married there three years ago- that was my last time. :)
I’m running my first HM in over six years on Sunday! I’m a nervous wreck, but so very excited!
I was in Vegas last July for work. (Paul Mitchell) I had two different clients that got married out there about 10 years ago and flew me out to do their hair for their weddings. Hmmmm…thinking it’s time for that again!
I would love to run a destination Ragnar. Exploring new territory is simply the best.ever.
Have a blast this weekend and run strong! Can’t wait to read a recap of how your runs went.
Molly@ There Goes Molly Rose
I JUST got back from Vegas 2 days ago! It was my first trip there. Loved that city! One of my favorite parts was the fountains outside the bellagio! Have fun running this weekend, can’t wait to hear about it :)
Ps I eat almond butter straight out of the jar, so Brooke and I are like twinsies ;)
Alyssa @ See This Girl Run
Hooray! Have the best time!! I know you’ll rock it :)
Matt @ Runner Savvy
Have fun and run fast!
V still loves straight.
Every single one of your salads make me hungry for a salad. I want one now.
My husband and I were in Vegas in July for his work convention. our awesome BIL andSIL watched our kids for us so it was a little mini vacation. We are actually going back in December and bringing our kids while my husband works. The strip isn’t super kid friendly but I’ve already planned off strip fun things for us to do.
Can’t wait to hear about your race details! have fun!
The last time I went to Vegas it was my senior year of high school during spring break to visit my boyfriend….who had broken up with me two weeks before I flew out. Yeah, that trip wasn’t awkward at all.
Have you ever had burnt peanuts? It’s a delicious candy that has a hard candy coating that is red and bumpy, and a peanut in the center. SOOOOOO GOOOD!
Favorite Road Trip snack? Chocolate. Because calories don’t count on vacation.
My weekend plans? Grocery Shopping and finding a book that will give me a crash course in maintaining my new blog.
Never been to Vegas. *small tear*
Christina (Sisters Running the Kitchen)
good luck Janae!!!
weekend plans…last night i just relaxed at home which was just what i needed…i went to the mall by myself and came home and cleaned my apartment and watched breaking bad and played with my dog and made myself dinner. ah i needed that!
i never went to vegas! but my favorite road trip snack would probably be kettle corn!
i ate like a whole bag on my last road trip to NC haha
Natalie @ Free Range Human
Good luck! Those relay races sound so fun!
I’m about to head out for some hiking with my pooch. Happy Saturday!
I went to Savannah for the Rock and Roll half there. I’m so jealous, after I saw your instragram I texted my friend and told her we need to do a Ragnar ASAP
I love the sparkling glow that the ice cream sundae photo has, haha!