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My First Race: Part 2

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Missed Part 1? Thank you for all of your amazing comments last night!! Last night I passed out on the couch with Eric while watching Madagascar 2 around 10pm. From what I saw the movie looked hilarious though! :D My mom also called me just before I fell asleep and said a huge congrats to […]

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My First Race: Part 3

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Miss Part 1 or Part 2? So where was I…oh yea…the last km before reaching the half way mark! 4km-5km: I admit, from 4km-5km, I was struggling. Hard. I had just reached the top of a huge hill climb and then I realized that I had to push hard toward the half way mark. From […]

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FEED THE WARRIOR!

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I ate A LOT of food prior to and after my 10k race! A gal just can’t be too sure, right?? :) I snacked on these all day long whenever a ‘peep’ of hunger came about. I stifled it pretty good! lol. Filling those glycogen stores!!! The night before: HIGH PROTEIN/HIGH CARB DINNER: Lentils all […]

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Running Urges and Official Race Stats

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I couldn’t help myself! I went for a run tonight!!! Does anyone else find that the urge to run gets pretty intense directly after running a race? All I have been thinking about is running. I know I shouldn’t have run tonight because my quads were still a bit sore, but I just couldn’t help […]

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A Race To The Finish

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Oh boy have I been a busy girl this week!!! Check it out! On The Glo II Bars: Original:   And chocolate:   This morning I had a horribly failed attempt at a new vegan blueberry muffin recipe. :( They were HORRIBLE, nothing could save these poor suckers!   It occurred to me that I […]

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10-Mile Race: Prepping Part 1

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My race outfit is all layed out and (almost) ready to go!   The only thing I am thinking of changing is: 1) My hat– I may see if I can purchase one today that is better ventilated and made specifically for running. I would be very sad about giving up my lucky hat though, […]

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One Of My Biggest Life Lessons…

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A whole lotta this…   And a whole lotta that… And a whole lotta water… Makes a great pre-race dinner. This is one of my favourite meals ever! Ingredients: PC Frozen Veggie mix 1 T Fonatine Sante Hummus (Best hummus you will ever buy- dead serious!!!) 1/2 T Kraft Zesty Italian dressing 1 heaping T […]

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A New Distance: My 10-Miler Race Recap, Part 1

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I DID IT! I had SO much fun at the Acura Toronto 10-Miler & 5k race today!!!!! I have a new distance record today- 10 miles, baby! Previously, the longest distance I have ever run was 8 miles. It felt so freaking amazing to run in this race! WAKE-UP CALL: 5:15am. I should have been […]

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FOOD, Glo-rious, FOOD! Acura 10-Miler Race Recap 2

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Hello! Make sure you check out Part 1 of my 10-Miler race recap! ~~~~~ Did anyone else pick-up on the reference to Oliver Twist in my last post? Food Glorious Food! I love that musical. I am not a musical person at all, but this one I LOVE and grew up watching it. :) I […]

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RUN Or The Crazy Clown Will Get You!!!

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Apparently they have clowns at this race… That was actual footage from last year’s race. I don’t think I have ever seen more motivation to RUN LIKE HELL!!!!!!!!! Dear God clowns scare me! ~~~~ Thank you for all of your kind comments and emails of goodluck wishes!!! They warmed my heart and gave me confidence! […]

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