RWRUNSTREAK Day 29/30/31 – Running on Dunkin’

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December 29, 2013 by Amy B

Day 29
Was going to go out for only two but the weather was nice. Four miles out and back on wet (but mostly clear) pavement in very light snow

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Day 30

We shopped like fools in the morning and spent the rest of the day getting ready to hit the road for an overnight drive. Since I’ve put in a string of good runs, I took this as a “rest day.”

The only Detroit Lions (themed) shirt I have ever owned.

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I started the treadmill out at 5.5mph and ended up at 8mph, so while this isn’t really a fast mile, I was cooking at the end. Felt good.

I am missing the Team /var/run Friday lunches at Rodeo. Chipotle just isn’t the same (and quite honestly, not as good).

Day 31

We drove all night for a total of about 13 hours. This run was fueled by too many donuts from Dunkin’ Donuts – we don’t have these up north so I might go a little nuts every time we are at one – and only a few hours of sleep.

Larry says hi.

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Only ran through a few patches of snow and muddiness but was otherwise clear and only wet pavement. Decided to go for the flows, which might be a little muddy (and not indoor oval shoes anymore) but it felt great to not run in the Cascadias outside (and to ditch the warmer coat for the Flyer jacket).

I wasn’t that person out running in shorts in December, but I could have been if I’d wanted to be.

I’ll enjoy a few more warmer days in Detroit before it gets cold again in a few days, and by “cold” I mean in the teens or 20s. Also dragging Scott out with me the rest of this week (he got a mulligan since we drove all night and he was exhausted), so I’ll try not to hurt him. Too much.

We’re also ticking items off a Detroit Food Bucket List, so running will be essential, not only for the runstreak, but so that I can still zip my pants by the end of the week.

Buddy’s Pizza and Picky Bars pint glass!

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Amy, July 2013

I'm a thirty-something suburbanite turned ruralite living in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Wife, mom of two, eater of all things delicious, and a runner. This is where I blather on about running and health. Baby Number Three will be here in November (so yes, I'm a little crazy), and I'm running through my pregnancy for as long as my body's willing and able. There's also more of me at Read more here.


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