Friday, December 1, 2017

Dopey Challenge Training Week 21

Fitness Friday
 
Currently Training For:

  • Dopey Challenge 2018 - Walt Disney World
  • Rock n Roll New Orleans Half Marathon 2018 - New Orleans, LA
Sunday - Shopping/Travel Day
Monday - 4 miles
Tuesday - Squats/Lunges/PT with cross training
Wednesday - Rest Day
Thursday - 3 miles
Friday - Squats/Lunges/PT with cross training

Training this week was lovely with the balmy fall weather here in Southwest Louisiana! The low humidity factor was AMAZING and I could have run all day! Now if only Saturday temps would be this way as well...



On Monday, I got off work early and went for a 4 mile run around the neighborhood!


I was so excited to see only 28% humidity! It might as well have been at 0 for that matter!


My friends over at The Disney Exchange kept me laughing the whole way! Definitely an entertaining run!


On Thursday night after work, I took Brayden along with me for a 3 mile dusk run. I hate how early the sun sets during this time of year. If I don't get out of the door RIGHT when I get home, I'm going to miss my running opportunity because it's going to be too dark. :(


It was a beautiful evening though!


We also celebrated Jason's birthday last night! He asked for a pecan pie as his "cake", so that's what he received! He also purchased a new truck last month, so I printed a picture of the truck and put it in his card as his "gift"! Hey...that was our deal when he purchased the truck, anyway!

On Saturday, I have an 8-10 mile run planned followed by a girls trip to see a few plantation homes all decorated for Christmas! I'll definitely be sharing our weekend adventures in a vlogidays video coming up next week so stay tuned for that!

My next really long Dopey Challenge training run will take place on December 9th - I'm super nervous about it but I'm just gonna take it slow and see what happens!

Have a fabulous weekend!!

10 comments:

  1. I too hate how early it gets dark at this time of the year. Its makes it so difficult to get all of those training runs in!

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    1. Exactly!! This time of year is great but the sun sets way too soon!

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  2. I hate knowing I have a long Dopey run on the horizon...I get really nervous! But nothing beats the feeling when you know it's done!

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    1. I agree! It’s the best feeling ever!

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  3. It's so hard to run with the sun going down right now. It's setting before 4:40 right now, and I get home after 4.

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    1. Wow! That’s so early! Ours is at 5:30 right now.

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  4. Great job! It's been so hot here, it was 86 today, on dec 1! I agree with disliking how it gets dark early!

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    1. Crazy! Hope y’all have a somewhat cooler Christmas! :)

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  5. Same here. By the time I get home I can barely get in anything over 4 miles before it gets dark! Good luck with your long run!

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    1. So crazy. I love this time of year but can’t wait for spring! Haha!

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