My morning started at the shiny happy hour of 5:45 am teaching my new spin class at the gym. My peeps were all fired up and ready to go…they had more CRAZY energy than I do. One lady explained to me that the right side of the room was the ‘party section’…they were hoopin’ and hollerin’ and having FUN! I love the balls to the walls energy so early in the morning. Definitely woke me up. After class I had showered at the gym, grabbed my Starbucks bold brew fix and jetted off to work.
This past weekend I got over the hump of my 2nd 20 miler of the marathon training season!
I ran with my Luke’s compadres who are all training to run MCM in October. We are officially 5 weeks away from domination! For some in my group it will be their very first marathon. I could not be prouder of these chicas.
I recovered rather quickly from the 20 mile run! Saturday I went home, and rested all day. Got some cleaning done in the apartment. Felt all kinds of productive. The next morning I got up and busted out a 4 mile shakeout run which really helped loosen me up.
Sunday was my annual fall brunch! I started this tradition of having a fall brunch at my place to celebrate the autumn season. We had cheese & crackers, turkey sausage, fruit, and I made some breakfast crescent rolls I found off of pinterest. Yum.
We sipped mimosas while the fellas watched them some football! So fun. My sweetest friend Shirley (in the pink) made the cut and is running the Boston Marathon in 2013!!! All kinds of awesome.
This week I will be hitting it hard at work and also getting up early to get some running in. I got in 41 miles of running last week and this week is recovery week! I will be running the Taco Run 10 miler on Sunday, totally looking forward to racing my little runner heart out! First 10 mile race ever = instant PR!!
Oh and how about it’s National Coffee Week!! Einstein’s Bagels is celebrating with coffee specials all week long. Get after it!!!
How was your weekend? Anyone have a race coming up? What’s your favorite Starbucks drink?