Light it Up 5k Race Recap

Friday was a long run, 11 miles, and it was seriously the wettest imaginable run by the end. But my legs felt good, my lungs felt great (especially considering I’ve been fighting a cold) and I was soooo pleased with how good my foot felt.

Afterward was spent getting mani-pedis with my BAM running ladies and my girlies. šŸ™‚ Afterward Mandy, Amber and their significant others came over a little BBQ. Was a nice evening.
Saturday the we drove down to Ontario, which was a fun trip. That evening was the race. It was at dusk, so the light up tu-tus and glow gear Amber prepped us with weren’t quite glowing yet. But after we looped downtown Ontario and finished up the race everyone was glowing. It was a flat course and fun to do. šŸ™‚
And this weeks running recap:
Monday: CrossFit
Tuesday: 3.2 miles
Wednesday: 6.1 miles
Thursday: 2.4 miles & CrossFit
Friday: 11 miles
Saturday: Light it Up 5k, 3.1 miles
Sunday: Rest Day, Walk with Kimbo
Total Mileage: 25.8 Miles
Next Weeks Plan:
Monday: CrossFit
Tuesday: 3 Miles & CrossFit
Wednesday: 6 Miles
Thursday: Ā 3 MilesĀ & CrossFit
Friday: Rest Day
Saturday: 12 Miles
Sunday: Run in the Woods 5k, 3.1 miles

Running + CrossFit = Happy Girl

This morning was a quick run followed by a killer workout at CrossFit.Ā 

Then snuggling this beauty while I drank my banana smoothie.Ā 

I love her little face.Ā 

Tomorrow morning is an 11 mile long run.

Busy Meal Prep Night!!!

Tonight was a good night for some meal prep for the rest of the week! Made my favoriteĀ Oven Fajitas, some deliciousĀ Almond Butter Protein Bars, some terrificĀ Homemade Almond MilkĀ and boiled eggs for the rest of the week. And since I was on such a roll, decided to make a few new recipes! Made some deliciousĀ Creamy Avocado Chicken SaladĀ , which was amazing! And decided to accompany it with the remaining half an avocado and some killer and extremely easy to makeĀ Black Bean & Corn Salad. Yummmmmmm…

This afternoon I ran my 6 miles on my treadmill, even with my iPad, six miles is just too damn long to run on that thing… NO MORE runs over 3 miles on that thing… (Although, will Bill out of town, I had no chance, so I will have to run on her again in the morning, lame…)

Black Bean and Corn Salsa

Black Bean & Corn Salad
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 can yellow corn, drained
1 can rotel
1/4 c finely chopped onion

Literal just mix the above ingredients. Good and sooo easy.

Chicken Avocado Chicken Salad

Creamy Avocado Chicken Salad
1 chicken breast , cooked and chopped
1/4 c black beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 c yellow corn
1/4 c green onions. chopped
1/4 c chopped tomatoes
1/4 c corn tortilla chips, crushed
1/2 avocado, peeled and diced
2 T white vinegar
3 T mayo
Salt to taste

Combine the chicken, beans, corn, onions, tomatoes, chips and avocados. Toss. Add the vinegar and mayo. Salt as desired. EAT! Soooo yummy. Makes 2 servings.

Monday Funday!!!

First thing this morning, CrossFit.Ā 

You know you have gone crazy when you need two pairs of Mizunos for one morning.Ā 
My legs were not impressed with so many squats, followed by a run. I told them they would get used to it.Ā 
They didn’t agree. By the third mile, they did.Ā 

Then, Bill brought me flowers! They are my fav, Lilys, cannot wait to see what color!

Then after work we headed to the beach.Ā 

It was gorgeous out.Ā 

I kinda like this guy….

This week’s workouts…

Monday was a rest day, so I went to CrossFit, where we did sprints… So no rest day after all. šŸ™‚

Tuesday I was being a giant baby because it was the first week without the girls and didn’t run… Like I said, giant baby. And ended up not doing a damn thing at all. Well besides that thing I have from 8-5, called a job.Ā 
Wednesday I slogged my lazy ass out for my scheduled five mile run and got over the fact that I do indeed have to share my girls for the summer. Running helped my boobfest and ultimately turned my week around.Ā 
Thursday was the Run for the Sun 5k, which was big fun, so I got these 3 miles in plus a .1.Ā 
Friday I made up for my pouting and got my 3 miles from Tuesday in.Ā 
Saturday, today, I ran my longest run scheduled for this week, a 6 mile loop. I was a touch dehydrated by the end, need to either run with my handheld waterbottle, hydrate with more than coffee beforehand or run a loop near a drinking fountain. Because thinking about robbing an innocent fisherman for the ice you are sure is keeping their 9am beer cool is just plain rude.Ā 
So this week: 17 miles which included a fun little 5k with my fav BAM gals. šŸ™‚Ā 
The plan for next week:
Sunday: Rest
Monday: CrossFit & 3 mile run
Tuesday: 6 mile run
Wednesday: CrossFit & 3 mile runĀ 
Thursday: Rest
Friday: 11 mile long run
Saturday: Light it Up 5k (it’s at night!!!!)