It’s starting to feel a lot like spring here in Minneapolis, and I’m loving it! I love seeing the green grass everywhere and just can’t wait until the trees match. 

As I mentioned on Friday, my sister, niece and nephew came into town for the weekend and we had a packed weekend… 


Racing at MB2 Raceway

MB2 Raceway, Minneapolis | Crazy Running Girl


Having the kids try sushi for the first time (Alyssa was NOT all smiles afterwards…). 

Trying sushi for the first time | Crazy Running Girl


Trying to make friends with Apollo. 

Kitty love | Crazy Running Girl


Heading out to Interstate State Park…

Hiking Interstate State Park in Minnesota | Crazy Running Girl


…for lots of hiking adventures. 

HIking Interstate Park in Minnesota | Crazy Running Girl


Followed up by lunch in Stillwater. 

Leo's Grill and Malt Shop, Stillwater | Crazy Running Girl


Prepping for Goldys Run (10 miler). 

Getting ready for the Goldys Run | Crazy Running Girl


Not getting punched by my sister the last mile of the race was a success. 😉 

Goldys Run finishers! | Crazy Running Girl


Hitting up the Mall of America + IKEA for some shopping adventures. 

Mall of America | Crazy Running Girl


And finishing it up with ice cream + a view. 

Gold Medal Park views, Minneapolis | Crazy Running Girl

All in all, it was a great weekend and I can’t wait til they come back again when the weather is even nicer so we can hang out in the sun even more. 

But before that —> BOSTON IS ONE WEEK AWAY!!!

So very excited to hit up the city and oh yeah, that little thing called a marathon. 😉 We won’t talk about how much taper is driving me crazy but instead, a recap of this week’s workouts:

Tu: rest day
We: 7 miles @ 9:16 avg pace
Th: rest day
Fr: 8 miles with 3 miles at 5k pace (8:37 avg pace)
Sa: 5 miles with 6×100 stride outs
Su: 10 mile Goldy Run with my sister + 2 miles 
Mo: rest day 
Total: 32 miles 


This week is going to be pretty low-key, minus that whole having to travel for work Wednesday-Friday. Beyond that, lots of hydrating, eating good food and catching up on that whole sleep thing… oh, and maybe obsessing over the weather just a little bit. 😉


What was your favorite part of your weekend? Where do you like to take people who visit you? 

How’s the weather by you? Any fun spring adventures planned? 

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