10 Miles

October 16, 2010

I usually increase my mileage each Saturday, but since I’m running the Zombie Half Marathon next Saturday, I decided to run 10 miles again today. I thought about running less and tapering a little, but since I’m not that concerned about my performance next weekend, I’m not going to do much of a taper.

While on my run, I had the remaining 3 Clif Shot Bloks (one serving) in this package. I munched on these during a pit-stop while Craig and I waited for two, large bull moose to cross the road in front of us. (They can be pretty slow-moving animals.) I can’t believe I didn’t want to bring my camera. Craig even asked me before we left, and I said no. Bummer! 🙁

I really like the taste of Clif Shot Bloks, but I have to stop and chew them. The energy gel packets are about the only thing I can consume while continuing to run.

On my long run last week, I wore my Nike mitten/gloves and my hands froze, so this week I had to pull out a thicker pair.

I really like these Saucony mittens! These are much thicker and provide a lot of warmth for my hands. I also love the area for wiping your nose. Trust me, I’ve used it many times. 😉

My run went okay; I didn’t feel awesome, but I still trucked along and managed to keep myself going at a pretty decent clip.

As soon as I got back from running, it was time to get some food back in my system.

One scrambled egg with a little bit of cheese + 1 slice of turkey bacon + English muffin

The warmth of this egg sandwich tasted so good after my cold run. The savory bacon and cheese really hit the spot!

And a strawberry banana smoothie.

milk + frozen strawberries + 1/2 banana + protein powder + chia seeds

I love how thick and frothy smoothies are! 🙂

I don’t have too many plans for the day, which I am quite happy about. I’m just going to go wit h the flow and see what happens! 🙂

    1. What is this Turkey Bacon!!!!!
      You should support your parents with PORK products!!!!


      1. We ran out of your bacon!! We can’t eat “regular” bacon from the store after eating your’s.

    1. yeah bacon from the store just doesn’t compare to the bacon from the farm. although the turkey bacon tasted pretty awful too.

    1. sorry michelle i forgot to sign you out i posted that last comment by you

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