So yesterday I had a “first”. I completed my first 10 mile run. Granted it was broken into segments. It began with a 6 mile run downtown Greenville @ 7AM …roughly 27 Degrees outside. Then, I met up with the hubby and some of the Stoic Runners to participate in the Greenville News 5K. After running through the finish line I went back out for one more mile.
|Pre-Race sporting our "Upstate Crossfit" T's|
|1/4 of the Mon/Wed/Sat Group|
This was actually Lark’s first 5K. He said he enjoyed it and would consider doing it again…but not on a regular basis like I do. The getting up early and standing around in 30 Degree weather to run three miles is just not his cup of tea.
After the race we had a fabulous breakfast at MaryBeth’s with my Mon/Wed/Sat Running group. Fueled by coffee and a spinach & feta omelette, I set out to treat myself for accomplishing 10 miles. My friend and fellow running buddy Jill and I went for a Hot Stone Pedicure. It was so nice to soak my feet in hot water and then have someone rub hot stones & lotion up and down my legs. As if this wasn’t pampering at its best, I left the spa and headed to the mall for a little retail therapy…..Hey, I’m still on my feet and walking…can we say extra miles….
While strolling through Belk, I stumbled across these cute pumps on the clearance rack with an additional 50% off the Clearance Price. (How can I pass up $12.00 shoes) As best described by Miss Truvey in Steel Magnolias, “These are just too Cha Cha for words”! I just love the pink lining and the fun buckle. These will be great for changing up outfits. I might add the shoes are very comfortable.
|A girl can never have too many shoes|
(Taupe Suede with Pink Leather Lining)
Speaking of comfortable….. my new running shoes. This week I traded in my “tires” for a new pair of running shoes. Thought I should break them in over the next few weeks before the Half. The Saucony Kinvara are so cushiony and light and the black and aqua are pretty groovy too. I can’t recall the last time, if ever, that I had black sneakers.
|my new "tires"|
The rest of my weekend has been pretty low key. Today I made White Bean Chili w/ Turkey and have spent most of the day watching the two playoff games. Overall, it’s been a great weekend!! Hopefully the weather will cooperate and “wintery mix” will not interfere with my running. I need to add another day of running to my week and then tackle the 11miler this weekend.