Winners & Weekly Training

First up- winners of the giveaway:

Number 3 and Number 1 
Congrats Katie B & Cathryn from My Heart's Content you guys are the winners!!! Email me at with your mailing address and I will get your goodies in the mail. I am so happy you can sweat pink with me! I know Katie from my time living in Alaska and she is all kinds of awesome working for the Red Cross and recently helping out with the Hurricane Sandy recovery if my facebook stalking is correct. Cathryn is an awesome runner and blogger from the UK who also happens to take amazing photos of the awesome places she visits and flaunts them on her blog making me want to be her travel buddy. I promise I will carry your bags if you let me tag along. 

Training last week:

After taking it on the easier side the week before with 18 miles I was ready to push it. 
Monday: x-train day 30 minutes biking and 30 minutes yoga
Tuesday: 4 miles in 40 minutes in am/ 2 miles in 19:02 in p.m./ lifted weights
Wednesday: 7.5 miles in 1:16 in a.m. / spend rest of day shuffling around as weightlifting soreness sets in full force
Thursday: yoga 30 minutes/ lifting weights in on the schedule, I ignore and continue to shuffle around
Friday: Treadmill run, not overly fun but get through 5 miles
Saturday: 4 easy miles through the neighborhood and on my favorite bike path: churn out a surprisingly fast pace finishing in about 37 minutes.
Sunday: Long run day
Carbo loaded with this magical creation.

When your husband comes home with marshmallow fluff for you, you don't question you just spread it on a bagel and pretend it is jelly. At least that is what I decided to do. 
Run 10 miles in 1:34. Apparently marshmallow fluff has magical properties. 

Total miles this week: 32.5 miles

Plan for this week:
Rest for upcoming turkey trot half on Saturday.
Two easy runs: Tuesday and Thursday (3 to 4 miles each) and Thursday also includes some serious carb loading in the form of stuffing and mashed potatoes. YUM
Yoga/ stretch/ maybe bike but probably sleep in instead. 


  1. Yay yay yay...thank you SO much. For the laces and also for the lovely words!! Will email you the address now, I'm so excited. This may well sway the choice of my next pair of running shoes.


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