Last night while reading in bed, I came across a piece in this month’s Runner’s World about “All Too Common Mistakes” that runners make on race day. It definitely hit home, especially since I forgot to set my Timex watch before the start of the 10K yesterday and fiddled around with it for the first few minutes of the race. It was such a rookie move””and I’ve actually made the same mistake in the past, too! I get so wrapped up in everything else that’s happening on race day, I’ve forgotten to set my watch more than once.
Here’s what Runner’s World says are some common race day mistakes:
- Forgetting socks
- Trying new shoes
- Going out too fast
Are you guilty of any of these? What mistakes have you made on race day? Did they affect your race negatively or were you able to recover and still succeed?
Today’s lunch was a big salad with leftover steak as well as blue cheese crumbles, truffle oil, and balsamic vinegar. Holy yum.
Salad veggies: mixed greens, carrots, tomatoes, green and red bell pepper.
I finished off lunch with a handful of butterscotch chips. I needed something sweet in a bad way today and butterscotch chips did the trick.
A few hours later, a whipped up a smoothie, which was also on the sweet side. In the mix:
- 1 frozen banana
- 1.5 cups almond milk
- 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
- 1 tbsp maple syrup
- 1 tbsp ground flaxseed meal
Check out the newest addition to our home!
Thank you so much for all of your input about which wedding picture we should print. Photo #5 was definitely a favorite! Mal and I love it too, so THANK YOU!
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