Happy Monday! This weekend was a whirlwind of fun as my bestie Steph came to visit from Colorado. It was her first time to Austin, so I had to show her all of my favorites —> enter a weekend filled with floating the river, BBQ, whisky distillery tour, a brewery visit, more BBQ, watching the bats and of course, hiking! 

Black's BBQ in Austin, TX | Crazy Running Girl


Views from Garrison Bros. Distillery | Crazy Running Girl


Real Ale Brewery in Blanco, TX | Crazy Running Girl


Congress Avenue bridge in Austin, TX | Crazy Running Girl


Butterfly on Barton Creek Greenbelt | Crazy Running Girl


Hill Country | Crazy Running Girl

And now, it’s back to normal (hopefully). This is the first week in awhile that I won’t have to get on a plane, and I actually have OTF on the schedule for two days! Not to mention I got to do some meal prep and planning today. Ready to dominate this week! 


Back to last week. It was a little rough of a week because of my travel schedule, but that’s OK. I’m looking at it as having fresh legs for this week’s workouts, am I right? 


Flying from Miami to Washington, D.C. | Crazy Running Girl

We left our resort in Curacao at 4 a.m. and I got off the plane in D.C. around 4 p.m. (also had a few hour layover in Miami), and had to immediately jump into some stuff for work. I really wanted to get a run in, but it just didn’t happen. 





Who loves an alarm in the 4 o’clock hour?! Hit the gym for four mile repeats with 800m warm up and cool down and 400m rest in between. I love running mile repeats on the treadmill because I can push my pace! I did a 6:58, 6:53, 6:48 and 6:42. I think I can definitely speed these up a bit this week. 



Running in Washington, D.C.


10 mile run touring the sights in DC with one of my coworkers! It was such a cool way to experience the monuments, and a great workout!



Jrink | Crazy Running Girl

My last day in D.C.! I did go for a 2.5 mile walk for some more Jrink… 🙂


Friday: Does floating the river count for anything!? 🙂


Saturday: Rest dayyy



Barton Creek Greenbelt | Crazy Running Girl

3 miles running + 3 miles hiking with Steph before she left town. It was a little humid and slightly rainy, but still a great day to get out. 


My mileage for the week was not impressive… 25ish miles (if you count hiking as part of that). I do believe in having a slow down week within the training plan (but kinda had this while I was in Curacao too), so I need to get my butt into gear this week so I don’t compromise my fitness. I have a 20 miler on the calendar this Saturday and am really looking forward to that, along with some more speed and mid-distance runs this week. 


What was your favorite thing from this weekend? 

How were your workouts last week? 

What’s the weather like by you? So much rain — at least we aren’t in a drought anymore! 

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