So this weekend my cousins, the Olies traveled up to Paso Robles where they have a lake house. We had a very fun filled weekend and prepared ourselves for the 5k and half marathon. I decided not to run the half marathon race morning because it was very cold and was going to be warmer when I finished. Sweating, coughing, sniffling and running didn’t seem like they would help the fast track to recovery so I ended up running the 5k. That was interesting, you’ll all get a good laugh tomorrow in the race report.
I am feeling a little bit better, slowly but surely with tons of Vitamin C, Emergen-C and sleep. We had a very relaxing time and I just wanted to post some pictures of our trip.
This was at race packet pick up. The course was out on a winery in town and it was very serene and gorgeous! Quite different than my normal running routes. Here we are gathered by a nice little lake right by the day spa where the race started.
We went to Chili’s for lunch after packet pick up and then went to Target. We were pretty crazy this weekend. While we were eating lunch some guy was doing some tricep dips right outside where we were sitting. I decided to follow his lead after lunch and I called it extreme working out. Dang, my t-rex arms failed on those.
When we got back to the house, my uncle wanted us to ‘split logs’ because we were going to try out their new fire pit and make s’mores after dinner. He had this crazy machine to split logs.
Then we made some delicious s’mores! :)
It was a great weekend full of many laughs and some good and much needed relaxing. I can’t wait to share the race report tomorrow. Turning around and running back to the start is an amazing way to start a race, it’s like a salmon swimming upstream. I am taking at least one more day off from running because my throat burns like I just poured salt on an open wound when I breathe, so I think heavy breathing while running wouldn’t be the best idea. Just working on getting better is enough to deal with. More to come on the race in the race report tomorrow!