I have a busy weekend coming up and I'm sure it's only about to get busier with my summer vacation coming to an end, sniff sniff. I thought I'd give you a dose of my Friday 5 to kick start your weekend. ;)
1. White Rabbit Pacing!
You may recall that I mentioned a group of us who will be pacing the Maritime Race Weekend Sunrise 1/2 known as White Rabbit Pacing? Well last night we actually did a little meet-greet-run. Everyone was super nice and positive! (what else can you expect with a group of runners?) :D
Durwin has done an amazing job organizing everything! We got these cool swanky tees to wear during the race:
And so hmm, yeah, how cute are these tutus that Lisa from Tutus On The run made for us??? Check out some of her stuff here!
After our photo shoot we set out for an easy paced 10k along the Rails To Trails in my neck of the woods. :)
Don't you just love foggy runner RUNfies?!
Marg, Sam and I biked about 6km to our meet up, ran and then biked home. My legs felt wobbly when I got home! For real.
|P.S. I just love my Kenyan bracelet that Johana made! I'm hoping these speedy beads propel me to the finish of my next race. :)|
Monday - 5 easy miles along the trail plus a strength workout at home with Lola. :)
Tuesday - 9 mile Tempo run followed by an hour of core and upper body with Sam at Goodlife. Followed then by some serious dry needling on my calf muscle...OUCH! The good news is that my golf ball sized knot is now the size of a marble!
There are no photos of the actual dry needling since I was face and eyes screaming into a pillow. :)
Wednesday - A hefty core/arm workout at Goodlife and since my calf was seriously feeling the effects of the needling I waited until the evening to run.
Which was clearly a great idea because it ended up being 6 super soggy miles in crazy downpours of rain to the point of complete saturation. At mile 4.5 I saw Sam out being just as crazy as I was and we literally passed by each other doing belly laughs!
Thursday - MRW Pace Bunny meet and greet. :) 6.25 miles + 7.5 miles on the bike.
Friday - even though it hasn't happened yet, I'm going to workout and do 5k today. Now that it's in print I have to do it, lol. Tomorrow will be a rest day since I'm running the Navy 10k on Sunday. This also means my 19 miler will have to wait until dark and early on Monday. :)
3. This Song:
I know, it's a little sexy we'll say...lol. But I freaking love running to it! It's "Gimme your love," by Morcheeba. Seriously give it a go!
Heavy training makes me really hungry! I've been working hard to get good quality nutrients into me, especially before and after I workout. I don't think the lollipop that I got at the cash of the hardware store yesterday counts...lol.
My loaded oats! Yes, oats ARE hiding under there with the chia and flax seeds...lol.
Quinoa and salsa with veggies and black beans is da bomb dot com!
When vacation ends I'm really going to miss hanging out with my furry best chick. <3
Being awesome is really exhausting for a shih tzu. ;)
I know, this was a LONG Friday 5....thanks for sticking around until the end! Have a super awesome day!!!
Who else is running the Navy 10K?
Are you running the MRW?
What's your favourite fuel up/recovery food?