Tales of Wednesday Past

On the Internet, there are countless Wednesday Workout accomplishment posts. Yesterday, mine was a 5K evening run. I’m now 25% of the way toward reaching my August mileage goal.

I would be happy with getting to 25 percent except August is almost halfway gone so I’m going to have to amp up that mileage to make this goal.

I didn’t start off certain that I could run 3 miles but when I see this guy on the street, I start running and don’t stop for a long while. (He’s a trainer at a gym I used to attend)

 When I stopped for the run selfie…

… I saw these beautiful homes. Who knew there were charming little houses like this being built in Harlem? Talk about curb appeal!


I saw this sign in one of the neighborhood parks. I’m not sure what the Uptown Challenge is but it made me want to find out.

  After the run, I tried some post-run stretches from the book Meb for Mortals  

  And because I always get great feedback on my food posts, here’s “What I Ate Wednesday”:

Breakfast
was simple and rushed – a slice of bread with peanut butter and a couple apple slices.

 Late Lunch: poached egg over roasted potato son kale, poached chicken and fruits on the side


Dinner to refuel after the run: Stir fried squash, mushroom, spinach, carrot, chick peas and whole wheat pasta and sliced beets.


  
Dessert: The sweetest Strawberries of the season

  I was supposed to be camping today. I should’ve been waking up this morning in he woods. But check out this tweet that describes how I feel about that whole situation.  And if you’re not following me on Twitter yet, please do that now!

 How was your Wednesday? What’s on for today?

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7 Comments Add yours

  1. Kay R. says:

    Your food always looks delicious. Im laughing at you starting to run because you see your trainer. So me!

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    1. Run Wright says:

      Thanks, Kay. The funny part is he wasn’t even my trainer but he definitely has an effect on people when he’s around.

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  2. Darlene says:

    Love your food pics. You’re making me hungry. You run like I do. I stop and take pics and look at everyone else. When I see someone I know, I start running faster. LOL

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    1. Run Wright says:

      Haha. Maybe other people do it too – run fast when they see us. So that sprint that we see them doing might’ve been a slow jog all along 😀

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  3. Julia says:

    Haha I love that you started running faster when you saw the trainer! When I’m running in my neighborhood and another person is coming up the sidewalk I always kick it up a notch, and if I have stopped to walk it makes me start running again! 😀

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  4. JoElizabeth says:

    I’m so impressed with your meals! I swear when I run outside, I run faster because people can see me haha

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    1. Run Wright says:

      Yup, competitiveness and the desire to show what you’ve got… All healthy running motivation, I think 😀

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