Tuesday, April 8, 2014

A Good Run and Some Yummy Food

Posted by CheapRunnerRhoda

Good morning! It’s a lovely Spring rainy morning in our neck of the woods! We’ll take it though just to see that snow get washed away.

Saturday, I got out for a longish run with my sister Miriam. We did 10 miles in 1 hr 25 min. This was the longest she has ever run! She did so well and I think she is ready to rock her first ½ marathon this weekend! It was snowing ever so slightly when we started and it was very chilly. I hope this was the last run that is that cold for this season! I am ready to sweat and have difficulty breathing in the humidity while running. I promise I won’t complain when that time comes!

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Someone at work had given me a gift certificate for Paramount Fine Foods a little while back so I decided to use it up on Saturday night so I went and enjoyed a big plate of Beef Shwarma and Knafeh!

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Yesterday, I was on the road for work and enjoyed some nice treats! I still try to eat somewhat healthy when I am on the road so love finding new places to enjoy a light and healthy lunch. Yesterday, I found this place called Quick Sandwiches! You pick your bread, and then all your toppings and they grill it up for you like a Panini! I had a Veggie Mediterranean Sammy!

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I have also been enjoying some of these babies again lately!

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Easy for breaky on the run!

Well I hope everyone has a lovely Tuesday!

What do you consider a longish run?

Where is your favorite place to eat at when you are on the road?

16 comments:

  1. i could totally go for that sandwich place - sounds sooo yummy!

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  2. Tell ur sis good luck! Looks like you ladies had a fun run!! 10 miles is definitely one of my favorite long-ish distances besides the half!!

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  3. Anything over 7-8 miles I consider a longer run:)

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  4. http://raz-family.ca/RunKristiApril 8, 2014 at 3:45 PM

    Hi Rhoda - I have been enjoying reading through your guys' blog. My idea of a long run fluctuates widely based on what I am training for but at the moment I tend to think of anything over 20km as a long run.
    I saw in the list of races you are doing your first marathon soon. I did my first one - also in Toronto but the Soctiabank Waterfront - last fall. It is quite the experience doing that for the first time. How are you finding the training?

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  5. Sugar Coated SheridanApril 8, 2014 at 10:48 PM

    I think 10 miles is definitely a LONGish run! I think for me that 5 or 6 miles is definitely a longish run...and I LOVE sandwiches so I think I would really like that sandwich place :)

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  6. What is this knafeh you speak of? Is that pistachio I see?

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  7. Amy @ fitnessmeetsfrosting.comApril 9, 2014 at 12:54 PM

    YAY! So excited for your sister and your half this weekend!! I can't wait until my sister commits to her training and does a half with me haha! I consider 7 or more miles a longish run.

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  8. Glad you were able to get a good run in with her sister! Hope the half goes well! 10 miles is a great distance, it's long enough but short enough (at least when you have trained longer!). I guess I don't typically count something as a 'long' run unless it's over a half distance but I know that some runs I consider long others consider warm-ups. It's all relative.

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  9. It was soooo yummy!

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  10. I am with you on that Chelsea, the 10 miler and the half are my favourite! I will pass along your good luck wishes to my sister!

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  11. Those are great distances!

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  12. Hello, thanks for checking us out! I am very nervous for this full. I have been doing ok with the training but def have not had the time that I wanted to be able to get better training in. I hope I do okay. I am running a half this weekend and will do one more long run next weekend and then taper off for a couple weeks with no long runs.

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  13. That would be a perfect combo! 5 or 6 mile run and a fancy sandwich after!

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  14. It is a light cake with a layer of cheese on the bottom, it gets warmed up, then a sugar syrup is poured on top and garnished with crushed pistachios. It is very yummy!

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  15. Thanks Amy! It is so nice to see someone accomplish their goals. I am sure your sister will come around soon :)

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  16. Thanks Laura! I agree. Its all relative with where you are at in your running.

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