Beach Runs

Posted: June 13, 2011 at 9:16 am

Want to join in on the beach fun?? Here are some posts you might have missed:

Before hitting the beach yesterday morning, I helped Peter get started on a new challenge he has decided to pick up. The Couch to 5K!!

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I was so thrilled when he told me he wanted to try to get a bit more into running as well. Even better? He wanted to get started on our vacation so I could go out with him. We woke up early yesterday morning to get in the week one, day one workout.

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The workout called for 5 minutes walking to warm-up and then alternating 60 seconds of jogging with 90 seconds of walking. Our walking intervals ended up being more photo shoot intervals instead though…

Besides our self-portraits we snagged some shots of our new house…

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(if only)

and one of the many scary looking jelly fish washed up on shore…

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(remind me not to go in the water)

….and goofy “I’m running pictures”.

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so special

We still managed to cover 2 miles in our workout, which felt great. It also got me amped up for a longer, steadier run on the beach this morning.

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I laced up and headed out to the flat, packed sand. Oh, how I would love to run along the shore every day!! I covered 4 miles at a calm, easy for me 10 minute/mile pace. It felt amazing! The peaceful, quiet of the early morning coupled with the serenity of seeing such beauty as the vast ocean and colorful sky God created – what a way to start a day!

To top off a revitalizing workout, I filled my belly with my all-time favorite breakfast. Oats with strawberries, raisins, and peanut butter of course!

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Mmmmmm. Now I feel ready to tackle anything. Though today I only plan to tackle my beach chair and sand when playing with Makenzie. I hope Monday treats you well!

  • What is your all time favorite breakfast?
  • Do you know anyone ever stung by a jellyfish? My sister has been…and someone did in fact have to pee on her. She’s gonna kill me for telling that!

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