The Ultimate Coffee Date – June


Since today is the first Saturday in June,  I am joining up with CocoDeborah, and Lynda for their ultimate coffee date.

The Ultimate Coffee Date
Over coffee or tea…

I would tell you that I feel guilty about not running enough with STEM.  I love that group but I missed 4 Wednesdays in a row. For two, I was in Florida. Then I went out to dinner for one and ran with my Freihofer Training group for the other. So I only have one more left before their big race.

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The interview below with the STEM coordinator explains it all.

http://cbs6albany.com/sports/beyond-the-games/beyond-the-games-stem-runners

Over coffee or tea…

I would tell you that I am still mentally recovering from my half marathon.  Every time someone asks, I have to retell the story. More than ever, I realize that I made the right decision to finish the race.

Almost there!

Over coffee or tea…

I’d tell you that I am looking forward to today’s 5k even though I know that my legs will not be able to run fast.

Done!!
2011 was the last time that I trained for the race and I finished in 28:08. (2012 -post ankle surgery, 2013-broken foot, 2014-post VCM relay.)

Next year, I plan to skip the VCM relay and actually train for this race.

Over coffee or tea…

I would tell you that it is strange not to have a half marathon until September 24. I ran one in February, on in March, one in April and one in May…Will I cave and sign up for one in August??

It is VERY hilly. It will be hot. I should only run the 10k……

Over coffee or tea…

I would tell you that I am hoping for great weather on the weekends (to go boating) and also that my hubby doesn’t divorce over my summer racing schedule…

  • 6-12-16  – Run for Help 5k
  • 6-18-16 – Cancer Crushers 5k ???
  • 6-26-16 – Adirondack Distance Run 10m
  • 7-10-16 – Saratoga Springs Strong to Serve 5K ??
  • 7-23-16 – Silks and Satins 5K
  • 7-31-16 – Care for Kids 5k
  • 8-13-16 – Camp Chingachgook 10k or Half Marathon???
  • 8-20-16 – Jailhouse Rock 5K
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our happy place

Over coffee or tea…

I would tell you that I’d like to try SUPing on the lake this summer.  I am nervous due to my lack of balance and bad ankle.

Lake George Kayak Co. SUP

I also want to try kayaking.

Greats Resorts for Beauteous Lake George Resorts Ny and lake george boulders resort

Happy Running! Anything to vent?  Any exciting plans for the summer?

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9 thoughts on “The Ultimate Coffee Date – June

  1. I bet you will end up doing that August race lol
    I think it is great you finished your half! I am sure it was tough.
    Your racing schedule is something! I have a plan to run one before December, but I am waiting to sign up in case things don’t go well for me.

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  2. I hope you had a good 5k yesterday! I have never tried SUP but it looks fun. I have some holiday time booked for the end of the month, but we haven’t decided what to do with it yet, so currently we have no plans for summer really.

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  3. Try the SUP- I think you will enjoy it once you find your balance! I hope your 5K went well yesterday- happy Sunday!

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  4. Darlene, what a great race schedule you have planned out. Such a wonderful summer ahead of you. SUP is amazing! You must try it. We take the kids out on the lake and do it, I have also done it in Maui and had a sea turtle swim underneath my board. No running plans on my list as of yet, but am hoping to slowly get back into it again this summer. Thanks for coffee

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