My First 5K of the Season is Almost Here!
It happened again… I got up for an early morning run! I think I’m actually starting to like it! Not enough for it to become a 6-day a week thing, but maybe a twice a week thing!
I know I’ll be up bright and early again on Sunday because I signed up to run a 5K! For any local readers, it’s the Optime 5K at Markham Park and it’s only $25 if you register before the event.
I have a 12-miler to do on Saturday that includes a 3-mile fast finish so I’m definitely not looking to PR or anything crazy on Sunday. I’ll just be running by feel … but also making sure I’m in the top 500 finishers so I get one of the pretty medals!
Of course I’ll be wearing my Garmin … and my newest gadget, a heart rate monitor!
The heart rate monitor snaps into the sports bra and then pairs with the adidas miCoach app on your phone to give you heart rate stats and real-time coaching advice based on your settings.
I tried it out on my run on Tuesday night but I want to use it a couple more times before I give you the full scoop — so far I think it’s super cool! Cecil approves, too : )
But enough about that for now, what I really want to tell you is that I found this list of the 38 best restaurants in Portland! After I run the marathon I will choose one item off the menu from each restaurant until my runger is satisfied!
What’s your favorite thing to eat after a really long run?
– I love an iced cold fruit smoothie!
*NuMetrex sent me the adidas miCoach sports bra and heart rate monitor. I am not receiving any compensation for my blog post(s) nor was I given any specific information that I needed to include. All opinions and experiences are my own.