Marathon Monday

April 21, 2014

I love working at a running store because ‘Marathon Monday’ is not a foreign term. The marathon, how people did, who the winners were was all the buzz at work today.

I didn’t watch any of it on TV since we don’t have cable, but I caught up on all of the news via Facebook and the web. Somehow my coworkers got their faces posted all over the news.

Monica made the USA Today’s web photos.

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And Jerry and Tom were interviewed by CNN. Way to go guys!

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I couldn’t get the actually video embedded, but here’s the link if you want to check it out.

Marathon Monday will never have to same ring for me. . . . . .

My run didn’t come close to the distance of a marathon, but I did cover 5 miles this morning with an pace of approximately 8:30. Even though it was a little chilly with temps in the upper 30s, I am taking every opportunity to wear shorts this spring because I am sick and tired of (multiple pairs) pants.

Running in my incredibly dirty shoes. This is why I never buy new shoes in the spring.


Breakfast was a bowl of oatmeal eaten on my way to work because I would have been late otherwise. I also had this protein bar, which was quite disappointing. I was not a fan of the texture (pasty) or the flavor (lacking a good mocha flavor and no distinct cherry flavor).


After work I had to go to the grocery store to get food for the week. Then it was a quick-prep meal because I was hungry. Craig said he wanted BLTs, so that’s what we had. (I was glad because that is what I was craving as well.)

My plate was a little random with half of a BLT sandwich (with homemade bacon), a scrambled egg for additional protein, and some grape tomatoes. DSC_0011

After I cleaned up the kitchen and did a little house work, Craig and I took the pooch for an evening walk. It got up to 60*F here today, which is rare for this time of the year. Of course everyone said it was “hot,” while I was still wearing my thinner winter jacket. DSC_0029

Tomorrow I have the day off and a lengthy to-do list, so I hope I can get it all accomplished.

    1. i love marathon monday. i ran around my office updating everyone on the race and watched it on my laptop. it was probably totally against the rules, but i couldn’t help myself 🙂

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