I always take Sundays as my rest day but I decided last second to switch things around and I ran yesterday and I will take today off from exercises because of traveling. I also didn’t have Brooke yesterday morning so I really didn’t have anything else to do besides run:) Free time = run time.
11 miles @ 8:27 average pace.
All of the bridesmaids stayed at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins this weekend and I pretty much want to move in now. I usually stay at the cheapo hotels when I travel but after staying here it is going to be hard to go back to anything but this.
I felt pretty cool and fancy for an entire weekend;)
We went to church and then I had a few hours to spare before Brooke came back. I ended up going to La Boulange in Palo Alto for lunch and I ate the perfect cobb salad. It’s kind of fun to go by yourself to lunch.
Reunited again. The weekends apart get a little bit easier as time goes by but the reunions once she gets back are just as sweet as ever.
We went for a walk and it made me so happy when she would randomly grab my legs and hug me out of nowhere.
We also got some time with our favorite white pup.
And Brooke snacked on some Cheerios while talking with my aunt and cousin. PS fun story—> Brooke and I stayed in the same room last night that we did for her 2nd night of her life. After I had her in the hospital (we didn’t have an apartment at the time… it’s a long story) we came and stayed at my aunt’s house the next day.
My uncle is the grill master and made us some amazing bbq salmon and asparagus for dinner. I also started the carb load for the marathon and grabbed another roll after I finished the first one. 2 rolls always > 1 roll. 3 weeks of carb loading > just a few days before the race of carb loading. ***No research has gone into these findings.
It just felt right to be sharing a bowl of ice cream (well, actually we had gelato last night) together at the table before bed time. I could get used to this tradition.
See ya later California… Utah, you better be extra warm and beautiful when I get to you.
The marathon is just three weeks away and in approximately 18 days I will be on the plane flying to Boston. Things are getting real up in here!
Week #13 of training is done and done!
Monday: 11 miles total. 6 x 1 mile repeats with .25 recovery jogs in between each one (took a longer break after the 2nd one). All 6 mile repeats were—> 6:10.
Tuesday: 10 miles @ 8:21 average pace.
Wednesday: 8 miles @ 7:39.
Thursday: 22 miles @ 8:06 average pace. Tried to simulate the Boston course a little bit by running the first 8 miles downhill followed by lots of rolling hills.
Saturday: 8 miles @ 7:36 average pace.
Sunday: 11 miles @ 8:27 average pace.
Monday: Off (switched my Sunday and Monday around because of traveling).
What is your favorite state to go visit?
Salmon lover or salmon hater?
What was your best run from last week?
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