Marathon In The Air

Mastermind Weekend 1/16

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I’m not even running (or watching) the Boston Marathon, but I am psyched for it!! It’s the best day of the year, so even the days leading up to the big event are exciting for me!

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FYI: You can buy the above shirt at the South Boston Running Emporium in Southie on West Broadway.

This morning, Mal and I met our TNT team (well, it’s just a few of us from TNT + other recruited runners) for a 7.5-mile run. The weather was a little bit chilly, but bright and sunny and really nice for running. Monday’s weather looks like it is going to be perfect for the marathon!

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Marathon weekend in Boston is incredibly inspiring, so I was super excited for our run this morning. Plus, check out the email that our team captain sent earlier this week:

In honor of the 115th running of the Boston Marathon, this week’s run
is going to take us from the Store – to the Common – Down Mass Ave –
ACROSS THE MARATHON FINISH LINE and back to the store. This
route is about 7.5miles.

Wahoo! I could not wait to get out there and run this morning!! Here’s a map of the route if you’re interested: 7.53mi from Southie to Marathon Finish and back.

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We ran right by the Expo!

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And down Boylston Street! The city is already getting set up for Monday!

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The finish line was being put into place when we ran by! So cool!

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Our group finished 7.33 miles in 1:04:37, which is an average pace of 8:38– fast for me!

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Sadly, my knee was really starting to bug me during the last few miles. As soon as I finished, I immediately iced it”¦

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With a Coors Light can! It’s the only cold thing I could find! Ha!

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Minus the knee pain, it was a fun run!

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Now, I’m rocking my Paradice Pack. Let’s hope this knee pain goes away ASAP! Ugh, injuries are the worst!

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After my run, I refueled with egg whites mixed with feta and basil, whole wheat toast with butter, and a Blondie iced coffee from P.S. Gourmet.

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I’m heading to a blogger meet-up this afternoon. For some reason, I’m really nervous about it. Rumor has it that there are going to be some great runners there. I’m sure I’ll be starstruck!

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69 Comments

  1. You are too funny with your Marathon Monday mania….hope your knee is better soon! I can’t imagine what kind of bloggers would make YOU starstruck!

  2. haha, I’m sure those bloggers are saying the same thing about you! You ARE a published author, after all! 😉

    PS cute nail polish! and I have the same garmin as you. Yay for Garmin Twins.

  3. I hope your knee gets better girl : )

    Love the beer can for the icing on your knee! lol!

    I love your nail polish color too! so pretty!

    Hope the blogger meet up went good!

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