Run To Eat

Today is the day! Today I will be adding two firsts to my running resume. I will be completing my first marathon relay and I will be running my first trail run!

Ashley and I picked up our race packets at the North Face store in Georgetown yesterday. One awesome thing about running a North Face event is the sweet North Face gear! I love the shirts!

We also got some Gu Chomps, Nuun tablets, chap stick (which is my all time favorite thing to get in a race swag bag!) and a bag/

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My team name for the relay is appropriately Run to Eat.

I will be running the race with team members Cara, Amanda and Gretchen. I can’t wait to meet them for the first time at the race later today. I love the beauty of blogging – you can be  genuine friends with people you have never actually met!

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Jackson decided to hang out with me while I snapped some pictures of my race gear.

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Jackson did a pretty sweet job of helping me model my race bib.

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I think he looks better with it than I ever will.

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After a good night’s sleep last night, Ashley, Meghann and I woke up to my mom making up chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast.

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Best mom ever!

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Jackson hung out in the kitchen with us while we ate.

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We had the perfect pre-race breakfast. Chocolate chip pancakes with grapes, bananas and strawberries.

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Drizzled in sugar free syrup.

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Stacked 4 pancakes high! They were delish!

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Thanks mom!

We are off to run our little hearts out! See ya at the finish line! 

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  • Reply Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday June 5, 2010 at 10:25 am

    Good luck to you and your team in the relay!!

  • Reply Steel Springs June 5, 2010 at 10:30 am

    Good luck and have fun!

    Your mom is awesome! Those pancakes look amazing.

  • Reply Audrey June 5, 2010 at 10:00 pm

    Jackson is gorgeous!! Any chance your mum could make pancakes for me before my next race – they look delicious!

  • Reply ladypurpl June 6, 2010 at 4:15 pm

    Glad you girls loved your breakfast! We enjoyed having everyone at the house! You're welcome anytime!

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