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Race Day Morning

I woke up this morning after a pretty restless night. I just couldn’t  get comfortable. I am not sure if it was the excitement of the race or what, but I just couldn’t fall asleep! I hate it when you want and need to go to sleep so badly, and then you just can’t! The worst! I woke up this morning at 5:15am, rearing to go! I made myself another Amazing Grass drink. This one was chocolate, and it wasn’t as exciting because I didn’t have it in a fancy glass with ice. It was a green monster on the go!

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I went down to the hotel breakfast buffet and there were lots of people eating and getting ready for the race! I had an English muffin, with barney butter topped with bananas! The perfect pre-race meal! I love pb and bananas! I got a muffin too, but didn’t eat it. It definitely hits the spot. I wasn’t very hungry, but I ate it all because I needed the fuel for the big race!

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I got dressed and ready to go and was excited to hit the pavement. I looked out the window and……..TORNTIAL DOWNPOUR! It was lightening and everything! I checked the freaking weather all week and there was NO mention of rain. Every race I run in, it rains! Boo to that! And I didn’t pack any of my rain gear with me so that totally sucked. I had to swipe a trash bag from the hotel, but it kept me pretty dry while I waited. The rain was freezing. It was so cold. People we literally shaking standing in line!

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At the starting line waiting to start the race!

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To be continued.

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Zooma Eve Round 2: Cocktail Hour

I know I had a quickie little post last night about going to bed, but before I hit the sack, I had a little cocktail action while watching Gran Torino with Boyf. I made myself a Amazing Grass Green Super food cocktail. It hit the spot! I felt so classy drinking my green drink in a nice glass with ice! Definitely a high class green monster!

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While I had my green cocktail, Boyf helped himself to a Dogfishead IPA brewski, or two! We realized after he got himself a six pack that we had no way of opening the beers! So Boyf got resourceful and used the handled on the handle of the set of drawers in the room!

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We are a classy bunch!

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Race recap is on its way!!

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Zooma Eve

Heading to bed. Big race in the a.m. I am excited!

Recap tomorrow!

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Shop Till You Drop – Annapolis Style

Today started out innocently enough. I wanted to get some socks at the Expo. I don’t have any real ‘running’ socks, and these were all they had so I figured I would try them out.

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I was excited to see Gracie’s Gear at the expo today! I have been wanting to get some products from Gracie’s for a while now, since I have been reading so much great stuff about it in the blog world! I got to meet Gracie and she is so cute and sweet and very pregnant! I loved chatting with her. I decided to get a teal bra, the black/pink tank top and a pair of capri’s. They are all so cute and comfortable. I can’t wait to use them! I have been running for a while, and have signed up for all these races, but I don’t have a lot of real running gear. I love stocking up on awesome stuff at these expos!

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We stopped in the Annapolis Running Shop while downtown today. I had to get a shirt to represent. I love the back of the shirt. Ha-ha. ARS = Annapolis Running Shop. I had quite the time deciding between colors, but I like the green and yellow combination!

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I got these two pieces of jewelry. I love the earrings! They are so much fun. I also got the ‘Love’ necklace, since it’s in the shape of the Philadelphia ‘Love Park’ statue! Just some fun necklace and earrings!

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I picked up these OKA b. flip flops. The color is called Pineapple! I love it. They are SUPER comfortable. Me likey!

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We picked up a little treat for Jackson at The Black Dog. I hope he likes it! We miss being away from him this weekend, so we couldn’t come home to him empty-handed!

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I also saw this shirt and thought it was freakin’ hilarious! I bought it for Boyf. He likes it a lot!

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So, I bought a fair amount of stuff, but there was ALOT more I could have bought but didn’t. I figure when you are travelling, the shopping is part of the trip! I will probably by more stuff tomorrow!

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