Race re-cap…..Nike Woman’s 15K Toronto ……….Finally!!!!

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Nothing like a 4:15am wake-up call on a Sunday Morning! Right??

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I love to run because of runs like this!

I am so happy I waited for the weather to clear up to go for my run instead of going to the gym. 15KM on a treadmill sucks! A LOT!

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I was so happy to see the sun come out and dry up the sidewalks/roads! I took my homemade Gel Pack and filled my bottle with coconut water and left for the 15 K.

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Did I do that??

So when I left you last I had spent a couple hours making and decorating cupcakes for a couple people at work. I even decided to make a couple dozen extra to bring in for the other staff in my area.  Friday Morning I got up bright and early . I always make Shane’s smoothie in the morning so while I was doing that I told him to politely asked him to put all the cupcakes in my car. 

So he nicely got up and did just that. It seamed as though he was taking quite a long time to do this simple tasks and I was starting to get a bad feeling. And when I opened the front door to leave I saw Shane standing on the front porch looking like 

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Covered in icing……..What did you do!!!

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Apparently there had been an accident!  One dozen of the cupcakes had went from this……..

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To this……..

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I wasn’t very happy at 530! Let’s just saw he’s lucky we were in the driveway and the neighbors could hear…..

My day did get better when I opened my email and found this!!! 

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 Yep that’s right! Guess who was picked from the draw for the Toronto Nike Woman’s 15 K on Toronto Island, June 14!

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Wonder what will be in the swag bag!?

I’m more excited then Jesse Spano on pills!

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Well this girl is working all weekend. Have a great holiday!  I’ll be dreaming of someplace warm! 

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Nike Woman’s 15k and a Quinoa Bowl Recipe 

I am just starting a long week at work (60 hour work week)

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Last night I sent in my regristration for the Nike Woman’s 15 k in Toronto on June 14.

The registration closed last night and apparently I will receive an email letting me know if I have been chosen or not. I am really hoping to get to run this race!

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In other exciting news………

I did a lot of meal prep for the week. It’s almost starting to feel like spring and I’m craving lighter food. I made a delicious Quinoa Bowl. I eat this cold but you could warm it up if you wanted to

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked Quinoa
  • 1/2 cup diced sun dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup diced roasted red peppers
  • Fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 crumbled goad cheese

Mix all ingredients together and add some fresh cracked black pepper and balsamic vinegar to taste

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Delicious and filling. This will be my running fuel this week !

Just hoping this week goes smoothly!