Wow.  I can’t thank you enough for all of your sweet comments/messages yesterday!  I can’t wait to tell you every detail of the day tomorrow on the race recap.  We got home at 10 last night and after a 4:15 am wake-up time we ate and went straight to bed… hence the extra short post:)

I’m sad to report that sweet foods sound beyond terrible post-race (that hopefully will change today) but McDonald’s french fries and chicken tenders won my heart after the race and R&R salads and onion rings took 1st place when we got home.

I’ve never been so sore in my entire life… worse than any marathon ever ha.

See you tomorrow with way too much information.

Tell me three things that you are doing today?!

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SO HAPPY FOR YOU! I can’t believe it’s over–you did it!

3 things: HIIT workout (so. sweaty.), reading in a coffee shop (my favorite weekend tradition), and hopefully a walk in the sunshine!

I hope you’re resting on the couch and having food brought to you all day. :-)

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Thank you so much Kristin and you guessed my schedule for today:). Way to go on the HIIT workout (those are so crazy hard) and enjoy the walk and reading!

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Congrats on your race! I hope you had a ton of fun out there! Today, I am getting in my long run of the week at 13 miles. I have a half marathon in April! We will also head to church followed by lots of outside time because the weather is finally looking like spring!

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GO COURTNEY GO!! I hope you have an awesome long run today and enjoy those perfect temps. Cheering you on for your half next month!

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Janae!!!!!!! Congratulations!!!!!! I knew you could do it! Did you do a shakeout run? Did your stomach handle everything you ate? Did you FaceTime Andrew midrace? I cannot wait to hear the details!

3 things today:

running an easy 40 minutes (taking my 10K training seriously! With all my years of marathon training (17) I don’t think I have specifically trained for a 10K since 2001!

vacuuming (ladybugs and dog hair visible – alert alert)

putting up two more campaign signs (this campaigning for a low-paid part-time public position is a full-time job)!

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You are the best. I did do a shakeout run and my stomach held up pretty good overall! Yes, I FaceTimed him and it was the best. I am SO excited for your 10k training and you are inspiring me to try that next! PS 17 years of marathon training, wow. Good luck with the campaigning and keep me updated on everything. Have a beautiful Sunday!

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You’re incredible!! Congratulations!! Can’t wait for recap.

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Oh thank you so much Cheryl! Working on it right now:). I hope you have a fabulous Sunday!

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Church, running and sending my daughter back to college after spring break. Can’t wait to read the recap!

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Sounds perfect… I hope that you had a fabulous time with her during spring break. Thanks Rene’ and happy Sunday!

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Way to go!!!! What an accomplishment! I mean WOW. Such a cool bucket item. No big plans today, our 11 month old needs new pajamas and I want to go to Trader Joe’s (get some crossaint bread to make French toast later this week). Enjoy this time, you and Andrew have accomplished so much this past month!

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I’m going to have to copy you with the croissant bread/French toast. Thank you so much.. we are tired ha! Have a wonderful Sunday:)

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Ahhh! Janae, so so happy for you! Enjoy some time eating all the food and resting! Today’s a rest day for me, so no running but we are going to church, hanging out with my in-law’s and eating some Liberian potato greens for dinner (my fav!)
Have an awesome day!!

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Thank you SO much Bethany! Ohhh I am going to have to try the Liberian potato greens someday. You too!

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Congratulations!!! After that virus set you back, you came back and killed it :) nice work!!! What an accomplishment! Enjoy it

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YES… I think it helped to make me really get in some good resting. I hope you are doing well and any races soon?!

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Yes doing well thanks for asking! I ran the NYC half! It was amazing. Definitely didn’t race it as I didn’t have a solid training block in but I am ramping up training and I have some shorter distances lined up, 4M and 5M races. Really wanted to get a spring marathon but it doesn’t look like it will pan out so I will just have to wait for the NYC marathon in the fall. I can’t wait :) and I will get to volunteer for the Brooklyn half – can’t wait to cheer for all 28,000 runners :)

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Congratulations Janae!!!!

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Thanks so much Amber, have a great Sunday!

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Congratulations, Janae! You are amazing and your blog is one if the things that motivates me to run every day! Today I’m running the Chicago Shamrock Shuffle 8k, snuggling with my puppy, and probably eating ice cream to celebrate my first race of 2019!

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Good luck today Kelli!! I hope you have a fabulous race and enjoy the snuggles and ice cream. Thank you so much girl!

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Wow, i am so incredibly impressed and so very hugely happy for you. You did amazing. Looking forward to hearing more, enjoy your rest, you deserve it!!

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So beyond impressed with everything you do, Janae!!! Congratulations and I hope you get some rest and eat some more delicious food today!!!

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Huge congrats and thanks to Andrew for allowing us to follow you throughout the day! Much appreciated! McDonald’s fries are the best way to replenish salt after an intense and long event like that lol as a CFer trust me on this one ;-) Wishing you a speedy recovery! Let it all sink in and enjoy your accomplishment!

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I am SOOOOOOOOOOOOO happy for you! So glad the sickness did not force you to have to cancel after all that insane training. Just over the moon for you! What an accomplishment! Eat and rest!

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I can’t wait to hear all about it. You’re a rockstar!!

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So thrilled for you! What an accomplishment!
Today includes church, weights, and hopefully a nap.

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Janae!
I am over the moon for you! I watched your instagram stories yesterday and almost got teary! Isn’t that a little nuts? haha. But anyway…so proud of you and your accomplishment and so impressed with the work and dedication that went into getting you there. And 3rd OVERALL woman? Um…you are fabu.
It was also so great to see that you had such support from your family. #blessed

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Congratulations! I thought about you yesterday as I was running my half marathon! I can’t wait to hear about your race. My three things:
1. Nursing a cold that I’ve woke up with this morning:(, along with some soreness, but at this point I can’t tell which is from the half and which is from being sick, lol. Advil for the win!
2. Cinnamon toast & Coffee while reading
3. Loading our new RV with supplies—so excited!

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HUGE CONGRATULATIONS JANAE!!!!!!!

Yoga
Brunch
Visit my parents

It’s a good Sunday <3

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CONGRATULATIONS Janae! You are amazing and I hope you are really proud of all you accomplished! Can’t wait to hear about it :)

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I’m so happy for you!!! Enjoy some well-deserved, hard-earned rest time!

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I’m beyond proud of you! You’re hard work and dedication really paid off and I can’t wait to read all about it.
Today I’m running 18 miles, moving furniture so tomorrow Lowe’s can install new windows, getting ready for the work week.

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Yay!!! So glad you’re home and can rest now! I can’t imagine how sore you must be!

Today is my baby girl’s due date, and we’re so anxious to meet her! I’ll try to take a long walk today, nap more, and finish some last minute nesting!

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Yay Janae!!! I CAN’T WAIT to hear all the details tomorrow!!!!!!!!!

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So happy for you!! My love of sweets always returns quickly, cannot stomach any after a race.

Just one thing today – teaching our youth class at church. It’s a mixed bag but hoping to positively influence them. When I’m done it always feels like I ran a marathon!

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What an accomplishment! I can’t wait to hear all about it tomorrow!

Church, cycling, and a nap!

Hopefully you get some great rest today too!

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My 11 year old and I stalked your Instagram yesterday waiting to hear! Great Job. 3 things… Tried out a new church ( ours keeps cutting children’s programming and we can walk to this one!), hopefully getting a workout in and finishing taxes ( yuck).

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That is SO SO awesome!! Congrats Janae! I knew you would rock it ;)

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So happy for you! Thank you for letting me follow along. I can’t run anymore so I am living vicariously through you!

Three things…just completed my first 30 minute treadmill walk post knee replacement, watching basketball and laundry. Our Sunday’s are amazingly boring and wonderful!

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Congratulations!!! I’m so happy for you. Hope you enjoy some serious rest/relaxing today.
My Sun:
1) Tutored a student in math
2) Ran 6 miles with my good friend
3) Currently doing all the laundry my kids have produced over the weekend 😩

Mc Donald’s fries sound so good! It’s 65 here so we’re going to get DQ cones.

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So happy for you Janae and I’m looking forward to reading the full recap. Three things I’ve done today: run, work…and clean my house. If I type cleaning, I have too right? LOL

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I am SO happy for you! Your hard work and dedication paid off. Can’t wait to read your race recap tomorrow. Thank you for taking us on this journey with you.

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I am looking forward to reading your recap! Today I am taking a long walk in this gorgeous Spring weather, enjoying bbq pork steaks my husband made and browsing Target 😀

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Church, lots of studying, and resting and babying a little hip strain to get ready for my first marathon in 2 weeks!!!

Congratulations on your race!! What an incredible achievement, I was refreshing Instagram all day for updates! So proud of you!

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Can’t wait for the recap, congratulations on your incredible race!! Just in awe!!!

Today is church day, lots of studying, and resting/babying a little hip strain to get ready for my first marathon in 2 weeks!!!!

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Congratulations, you are amazing!

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I can’t wait to hear the details of your race. The salad in the picture looks so good, I still need to try R&R. Three things I’m doing today: church, nap, & making some detailed plans for our San Antonio trip for Spring Break. Have an extra restful Sunday. I hope you get a nap. :)

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Congratulations!! You’re a rock star! And kudos to Andrew for being so supportive. I can’t imagine training for an ultra with 3 little ones. You’re quite a team!!

3 things: Worked out (legs and cardio), watched basketball with my son, visited my in-laws :)

Get lots of rest!

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Congratulations! What an amazing debut trail race! Hope you get lots of rest today!

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Congratulations!!! You are beyond inspiring. Way to go after your goal despite a week of sickness. Three things for me are swim, run, and doing a course online.

Rest up and refuel and enjoy all the accolades. One day I want to do an ultra too!

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