12 01 13

12k Hot Buttered Run. Done!

Well folks, Sunday was race day.  As of Saturday night I said I was 99.9% certain I was going to toss my race chip and run the 5k instead of the 12k. I was still struggling with a touch of Achilles pain and I hadn’t run in the last week to try and help recovery. …

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10k (12k) Training – Week 7

First off, I was away all weekend, which is not always the best when you’re training for a race.  However, it was much needed and I enjoyed spending time with my parents.  We went to one of my favorite places in Oregon; I’ll try having a blog about this later in the week. As far…

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Sweet & Salty Popcorn to end a girls night

Last Thursday a girl friend and I decided it was time to have a wine night.  We’ve been trying to plan one for a while but it hadn’t been working out.  Finally we made it happen. For dinner I decided I’d make balsamic chicken in the crockpot.  I’ve made this before and it is, hands-down,…

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Lemon Roasted Chicken

Over the weekend I finally went grocery shopping.  Real grocery shopping, not the “run to the store for a couple ingredients” shopping. What came from this shopping trip was a quick stop in Costco because I wanted a big container of spinach.  While there I also purchased a couple whole chickens and thought making one…

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My 10k has changed to a 12k! Week 5 Training Plan

Last week I received an e-mail regarding the Hot Buttered Run that I’m participating in.  In the e-mail it mentioned the race now finishing in a different location and all the extras they’re working on supplying… and then it mentioned the race is changing from a 10k to a 12k. Now, I understand that only…