6'0 Tall wife to Muscle Man, mother of 3, full time career woman, with an addiction to running wherever her size 10's will take her.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Dont hug me I Smell

Lunch runs with Kerrie @ Mom Vs. Marathon HERE are becoming common place in my weekly routine.. YIPPEE!!! I got dressed and grabbed my little cell phone to test on the run, I need something little to capture some photos in Boston. I thought I would use the phone for the time but someone the clock was off..
After stretching and a quick self portrait I had ZERO CLUE what time it was.. So I set out and planned to be a little early. It was RAINY AND WINDY AND COLD AND YUCKY AND GROSS AND NOT SO FUN TO RUN IN ;) Thankfully after 1.33 miles I would have a buddy to share in my misery. I passed her office to get in 1.5 miles then waited to stretch..
Say Hello to my little Lunch Running friends. I LOVE my Pearl Izumi W Syncro Float IV HERE. The shoes are light, comfortable and cute. From Pearl Izumi...

Raising the bar again, the new syncroFloat® IV runs and feels better than ever. With a touch of support for the mild pronator, this is a smooth, well cushioned and responsive shoe for the efficient runner.

The shoes do run a little tight so if you are interested be sure to go up a half size or more. I hid behind the tree to stretch since I was so early and out came my buddy..
We opted for a pre-run photo.. This was take #3...one day I plan to post all of the outtake photos, they are CLASSIC!! Did I mention that is was RAINY, WINDY AND COLD?? Oh I think I did. One stretch of our run is ultra miserable so we joked about how the rain was helping our skin glow and the wind was doing wonders for our hair. Anything to pass the time.. Kerrie had the fun idea to do some Running photos on our favorite plank bridge. Bummer because my Cell phone camera only makes small images, but I think she did pretty good :)
On the route we have been doing I cross this .25 bridge 4 times and it is BEAUTIFUL. The bridge wiggles through a swampy marsh with a big birds nest and pretty trees. Next up I needed to test my skills at photos while running, mind you this is all in preparation for Boston and 333% necessary for my training ;)
What better way to make what could have been a MISERABLE Run fantastic. We laughed, chatted and before I knew it I was dropping her off. One run closer to Boston :)

  • In case you noticed the title of the Post let me explain.... I wore this jacket on a run about a week ago and it did not get too sweaty so I left it in my locker at work.. Well it was SMELLY!!! I warned Kerrie not to Hug me.. But she didn't seem to mind, yep that is what good running buddies are for.

  • Tonight I have a DATE with Bloggy Runner buddies to see My Run, a stroy about 75 consecutive Marathons in 75 Days, Running on the BIG SCREEN FOLKS!!! SO EXCITED. Don't Miss out. Go HERE to see if it is playing in a theater near you tonight.
HAPPY ALMOST FRIDAY!!

15 comments:

TiredMamaRunning said...

That's the great thing about running buddies. You all smell the same so it's not like they're going to notice the funk. ;)

I have a very small iPod with a camera/video option-have been practicing with it myself in preparation for Boston. It's kind of addictive to whip that thing out at any time to record a video clip.

Lisa {eatprayrun-lisa.blogspot.com} said...

LOVE your pictures! i haven't attempted to take a shot of myself while running yet. looks fun!

man--i'd love to see that movie!! i'm gonna check it out...

Emily said...

you're an expert running photographer, your Boston pics are going to come out supa well.

lovee the bridge you get to run on.

18 days!!!

Shellyrm ~ just a country runner said...

Great job at making a dreary rainy run a fun laughter filled one!

You'll be reporting from in the pack at Boston in no time. The Post will want to get in on the sweet photos you are going to take on race day!

Kristin @NyceLife said...

That bridge is dreamy- I love a wooden bridge. I almost bought a house I otherwise hated because you had to drive over a little bridge like that to get into the neighborhood. It would go *rumbly rumbly* when you drove over it, ha ha. Anyhow, love the pictures!

Beth said...

Looks like your phone takes good pics! I love running in the rain but in the rain and wind? not so much.

Jess @ Blonde Ponytail said...

Funny title!! :) You and Kerrie are adorable and buddies can cancel out poopy weather--not sure a friend in the world can cancel out the palouse winds we have over here today +30mph! yuck x333!

Wish I could go on the date with you--have fun tonight!

Jess @ Blonde Ponytail said...

Oh, and love the shoes...I'm a size 10 too, so if you ever get tired of any...feel free to send them my way!! ha ha!!

Marlene said...

All of my closest friends are smelly half the time. :)

Cute photos!!!

The Running Mama said...

man, i need a running buddy! it looks like so much fun! happy almost friday! :)

Kittee said...

I love all the crazy photos..

I would love to run across that bridge, I have a soft spot for bridges. I know kind of sad!

Great Job!

Kirstie said...

Pics look great! Practicing the art of pic taking while run is just as important as the training runs! ;)

Britt Burns Kelly said...

I love the phrase "I stink and I'm sweaty, don't hug me", its frequently used in my home. Usually my hubby hugs me anyways, thats true love.

Kerrie T. said...

Dude next time we'll use my phone - it takes huge images. Thanks for the run! Looking forward to our next one already. :)

runningonwords said...

I was strongly trying to figure out if I could fit in My Run tonight, but no luck. Can't wait to hear about it!