2 weeks, “Spot”, Giveaway Winners

Anyone else still feeling the effects of a mountain of food eaten on Easter?

Yeah, me too.

It was a wonderful day of celebration, and I very much welcomed the end of my Lenten abstinence from chocolate. πŸ™‚

I also had an enjoyable, but short Easter morning run before the flurry of farm work, church, and family began.

I thought I’d share some Easter photos as this week’s spot.





The last two photos, respectively, are Calvin and JR and my sister-in-law and her husband. I didn’t get any other family pictures because everyone seemed vehemently opposed to being photographed.

I gave in, but it’s kind of a bummer because I have few photos from holidays the past several years. Next time!

Moving on, I do have something exciting to share before I give the weekly running run down….

My winners!

The Gu & stuff giveaway was a definite success; thanks to everyone who commented and told me about your upcoming race plans. I truly wish you all the best with your running, biking, and/or swimming goals!

As promised, I’ve randomly (thanks to random.org) chosen two winners.

#13 and #25

2tritriagain and SpecialKKluthe

Ladies, check your email later this afternoon. I’ll contact you so I can get the details needed to mail your winnings. Congrats. πŸ™‚

April 2 – April 8

Monday – 4.63 miles easy in 47:42 @ 10:18 (outside)

Tuesday – rest

Wednesday – 4.11 miles tempo in 36:38 @ 8:55 (outside)

Thursday – 20 min core/ body weight strength /stretch (I’m not sure why I haven’t listed these mini workouts previously, but I guess I can start!)

Friday – rest

Saturday – 8.34 long/easy in 1:21:40 @ 9:48 (outside)

Sunday – 2.02 easy/recovery in 20:02 @ 9:55 (outside)

Total – 19.1 miles

A light week, but my foot feels good and that’s a big win. Less than 2 weeks to race day…I can hardly wait!

About Lisa

Hi, I'm Lisa. Dairy farmer's wife and Minnesotan to the core, I write about rural farm life, running down country roads, and the food, faith, and family that bind everything together. Follow along on my journey.
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7 Responses to 2 weeks, “Spot”, Giveaway Winners

  1. LifeisBeachyKeen says:

    19 miles is still a great week of running! Glad your foot is feeling better, that is probably a big relief!

  2. Laura says:

    I gave up chocolate too! Now to find balance with it… πŸ™‚ Looks like you’re well prepared for your race, enjoy the taper!

  3. Terzah says:

    I *definitely* overdid the chocolate today and am dealing with some resurgent cravings today because of it….but I’m going to try to keep my “no sweets except on Sunday” thing going since I was on a good roll.

    Happy Easter!

  4. I agree with Jena – 19 miles is nothing to scoff at. And glad your foot is feeling better. I was thinking about you yesterday, when my foot was hurting on my 3 miler. Hopefully it goes away quickly like yours.

  5. bearrunner says:

    Good Job! Happy Easter

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