Friday, July 17, 2015
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
On our way back from camping we stopped for another beautiful hike I had read about.
It was a very hot hike even next to the river. Thankfully is was only a few miles.
Have a safe and happy 4th of July!
Sunday, June 28, 2015
We got a rare weekend open so we made a quick reservation for a camp spot and left town.
Don't you love the name of this campground?
Of course, hiking was on the agenda.
As far as I'm concerned, there isn't much better than getting out in nature. (although a hot shower is a close second!)
Friday, June 19, 2015
Monday, June 15, 2015
We are big Seahawks fans and had to capture this to send to my hubby.
Glass flowers outside the glass museum
The ever popular space needle. Look at that sky!
Don't we look fresh and ready to go?!
We are getting closer to the start line!
And we are off!
There were some awesome diversions.
Run Happy! Yea!
I swiped this photo online but it was my favorite stretch on the race. Mile 7 was lined with flags representing members of our military who have sacrificed their life for our country. It was shady and right next to Lake Washington.
It was fairly uneventful until mile 11 and 12. We were running on the freeway, it was hot and I was running out of steam.
This is how I pretended to feel.
This is actually how I felt!
I was not expecting my son to drive up from Portland to see me at the finish line, but here he is with this great sign. It got me over the last yards!
It's a little like having a baby....once it is over you forget how lousy you felt! LOL
Thanks Juliann and Laurie for making some fun memories!!
Friday, June 12, 2015
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
National Running Day was June 3. I was in Seattle getting ready to attend a mariner's game, but early in the morning I got to hang out with my "grand" nieces. We went for a walk in the forest and that walk turned into a little run, because it really was national running Day!
We saw lots of beautiful flowers and an adorable bunny.
I had them draw me pictures so I would think of them all the time while they are away. I told them I was their "GRAND" Aunt and they were my "GRAND' nieces. They loved that!
Monday, June 1, 2015
I like to throw in a training race at least once when working toward a half marathon and this weekend was it.
Here was part of the trail. Bend is a nice little city to run 6.2 miles through.
Can you tell is was hot and muggy!? Well, it was! I was on the home stretch when this photo was taken. (I made sure to point out to my hubby how others help their wives run too!)
I'm back on track this week, with 13 days to go before the Seattle Rock n Roll Half marathon!
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
I've been running....
And eating right.
I was cruising right along, managed a 12 mile training run on Saturday, then hit a bit of a wall on Monday.
I've been getting pretty stiff so I opted for a massage, lots of foam rolling and a few days of rest. Seriously, can running cause a stiff neck? Lol
Self care is in order!
What do you do when your body yells "Help"!?