Happy Monday everyone! This past week was super busy, but it was SO fun! Per usual I am linking up with Tara at Running n’ Reading for her Weekend Update. Warning: Get prepared for quite a few DC/Cherry Blossom pics!
Monday 4/6– Rest day
Tuesday 4/7 – Kristina’s Virtual PAWS 5K+ .5 mile cool down
Wednesday 4/8 – Rest day
Thursday 4/9 – 2 miles with 4 x hill repeats + 60 minutes personal training
Friday 4/10 – Crystal City Friday 5K #2
Saturday 4/11 – 60 minutes yoga
Sunday 4/12 – 1.8 miles walk + Cherry Blossom
10 9.5 Miler + 1.8 miles walk + 60 minutes barre
Total: 21.8 miles
This week all my runs happened outside – I was so happy about that! On Tuesday I finally got a chance to run Kristina’s Virtual PAWS 5K. I decided to take a DC running tour as part of the run. First stop – my neighbor down the block… haha.
Next up was the White House lawn – people are most familiar with this view from the movies and tv.
After weaving through
some alot of tourists I headed south towards Constitution Gardens. Sometime last year Julie posted a photo of the Constitution Gardens on Instagram. It has been on my list to run since then.
Pretty views and not that crowded. I love those green trees – not sure what they are called.
I ran past the World War II Memorial towards the Tidal Basin. I wanted to check out the cherry blossoms.
They were not at full bloom yet, but the views were still gorgeous.
My favorite shot during the 5K! After a few more pictures I turned around and headed back to my office to complete the run.
On Thursday I ran two miles outside before my training session with Jess (I’ll be writing a post in a couple of weeks).
Those two miles included 4 hill repeats along Meridian Hill Park.
On Friday I participated in Race #2 of the Crystal City Friday 5K. I had a much better experience than Race #1 and will share my recap tomorrow. Saturday was event filled with Core Power Yoga with my friend Rachel (felt good stretching out before the race), and a Oiselle meetup. Later in the evening I met Cliff for dinner and we each ordered this delicious bolognese pasta dish.
The next day was the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler! It was such a gorgeous morning and I have loads to share later this week.
Following the race I met my cousin Steph at the Kennedy Center for Swan Lake…it was GOOD! I haven’t seen this ballet before, so it was nice to finally get a chance to see it.
On the rooftop terrace – incredible views of DC.
Following the ballet I ended the weekend with a Pure Barre class – which coincided with Courtney’s 100th class! It was a tough workout, but stretched out some tightness I had in my calves.
Overall a good week!
How was your week/end?
Were you able to spend time outdoors?