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Trail Running & New Running Buddies

Posted Aug 28 2010 5:34pm

I had such a great trail run this morning with my new friends and fellow masters students! 001

I love trail running and I’m so excited to know this trail is nearby! I’m also super excited to already have running buddies – that’s the hardest thing about moving to a new place as far as I’m concerned. ;)

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We ran 5.14 miles in about 54 minutes. It’s hard to run fast on a hilly and rocky trail – gotta watch your feet so you don’t fall! :)

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Are you guys fans of trail running? I think running on a trail makes running SO much more entertaining. We had a blast maneuvering through the hilly, rocky terrain and chatting away the whole time.

After the run, I bonded with an old friend – my foam roller! If you’re a runner and you don’t own one of these, I’d really recommend getting one! Here’s a link to the one I have. It made SUCH a huge difference for me when I was training for my first half marathon in the spring. Really helps with soreness and muscle recovery!

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Speaking of my half marathon, look what I finally got around to buying for my car! :D

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13.1, baby! :)

After my run, I met up with a high school friend for lunch (so excited to have an old friend nearby!) and then headed to Franklin Street (the main drag in Chapel Hill) to meet a friend from DC who is in town!

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Hi Kristen! :)

We walked around, chatted, and decided that the only solution for such a hot day was frozen yogurt. Duh.

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I’m off to enjoy a rocking Saturday night by myself – Matt left this morning for a week-long work trip. Boo! I figure since I have no plans I should try to get some work done so I can play tomorrow :) However… I have a TV for the first time in 2 years. We just got it hooked up yesterday and I forgot how awesome TV is! This could be dangerous. I am so out of the loop and don’t know what most of the shows are. Also, why are commercials so much louder than the regular shows?!

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