Two crazies met at 5 a.m. in the pouring rain to do some speed work this morning. I always question my life decisions when my alarm clock goes off to get up and run when I am so warm and comfortable in my bed but like always, about 2-3 miles into the run I remember why I choose to get up and do this.
Warm-up and then we did:
2 miles @ 6:19 average pace
1.5 miles @ 6:13 average pace
1 mile in 6:07
We did a recovery jog in between each set and a cool-down for a total of 10 miles. I got home from our run and Brooke was still snoozing so I did 3 more on my treadmill until she woke up for a total of 13.
We were completely drenched from the rain and millions of puddles but training in crazy conditions make us ready to be able to handle anything on race day.
The birthday week festivities have started. My mom, Brooke and I went up to Salt Lake City to hit up our favorite mall.
My niece colored this purse and gave it to Brooke and now she carries it absolutely everywhere with her. Her little strut gets me every time.
J Crew, I love everything about you.
Cheesecake Factory just so happens to be connected to the mall (and that is probably why it is our favorite mall). This salad had a big crunchy tortilla on the bottom of the salad with chicken, beans and corn. Oh and also the CF bread is the best way to start any meal.
And then we attempted to take a picture together with the birthday ice cream but Brooke just wanted to dig in, she doesn’t have time for pictures.
The last 15 seconds of this video is the story of my life. The ice is trying to kill me. BE CAREFUL OUT THERE!!!
Worst race conditions that you have ever had?
-I did a marathon where it snowed the first 3 miles, rained the next 18 miles and then the last 5 miles were great:)
Do you like running in the rain?
Have you fallen on the ice this winter yet?
Tell me one thing that sounds delicious to you right now?