Rachael Fights Back

If it wasn’t for Courtney today, I definitely wouldn’t have made it 8 miles. It’s been just over 2 weeks since the marathon and I gotta admit, my longest run since then was only 2.7 miles. I have a half marathon next weekend. I needed this run and I’m glad I had her there with me. It was a little chilly, especially with 15+ mph winds, but overall a pretty good run! I’m more sore already than I’d expected (maybe all of the hills - 551ft elevation gain!). 

Best quote: "Let’s take selfies with the cows!"

We could both tell that we were dehydrated towards the end of this. Our waters pretty much ran out around miles 5-6 and we were booking it the last 2 miles to get to our cars and h2o. 

8.01 miles / 1:47:06 / 13:23 pace

And then, of course, food! We devoured some Panera, walked around Whole Foods, and uh, I should probably shower now. I can feel the salt all over my face. 

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  1. happyfitglowing reblogged this from rachaelfightsback
  2. dibujosalreves said: Woah the land is so flat!!! I’ve never seen land so flat lol.
  3. kat-rd2be said: Sounds like you had a spectacular day! I’m really trying to get back into running too! MMM! Your Panera looks delish!
  4. iamrunner said: Great pics! Love your smiling face!
  5. usualchatter said: This looks like a beautiful place to run.
  6. hidingupmysleeve said: that is seriously an amazing backdrop. so jealous.
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