MIMM: Birthday Celebrations/Week 1 of Marathon Training

We had a whole lot of excitement over here on this marvelous weekend….

First… this lady finished first grade…so we had to celebrate that BIG accomplishment.

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Then…. she turned 7…

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So… naturally we had to celebrate that some more!

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We had hot hot temps on Friday and Saturday so we kept cool by hitting the splash pad, pool and eating lots of cold treats!

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I think the highlight of Sara’s birthday was a game of Pie in Face on Saturday night…..  Definitely a whole lot of laugh and playing this game outside the way to go!  Have you ever played?

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Sunday was MUCH cooler and we enjoyed being outside and spent the afternoon at the park!

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On the running front I finished up week 1/18 of marathon training.  I opted not to do the “long run” on Saturday with CARA because it was Sara’s birthday and because the distances were between 6-8 miles starting at 7am.  I got out on Friday morning around 5:15 to get my miles in and then did another 4 on Saturday morning.

Today, I am attempting to do a back to back workout which I hope will be my summer Monday norm.  A quick 3 mile run around 5am then making a return to The Dailey Method for their 6am express class.  I’ll be back home by 7am.

I’ve been waking up naturally around the 4:45/5am mark but yesterday I “slept in” until 5:30.  It felt great…. Seriously though I need to work on this…. darn internal body clock.

All in all a fantastic and wonderful weekend!    If this weekend was a sampler of the months to come then we are in GREAT shape. Did you miss my giveaway on Friday?  Be sure to head over and get in on the action.

 

 

 

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One Response to MIMM: Birthday Celebrations/Week 1 of Marathon Training

  1. who doesn’t love a pie in the face game!? Happy birthday to your cutie
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