Monday, April 4, 2011

Weekend Recap and 5K!!

This weekend flew by! I am so glad I have a full week off to recover! HELLO SB 2011!!!

On Saturday afternoon, we went to a favorite bar on campus to prepare for the UK game (don't even get me started on the game Saturday night... That wasn't the UK team that had been playing the past few weeks. Maybe next year....)

We just went for lunch and to see everybody who came in town. Perry joined us, and loved being with us outside the whole afternoon. 

He was pretty much held the whole time and then laid by our feet while we ate lunch. Such a good little pup.

Saturday afternoon, my sister, Karie and her boyfriend, Andrew came into town for the weekend!! We had made plans to run a 5K back in January and decided to run one at the Kentucky horse park in April. It was a great weekend for visitors, hanging out outside, and a 5K!

Saturday night, we went out to dinner to Saul Good. I love everything their menu offers and whenever I order something new, I am never disappointed!

We ordered Thai Chicken pizza and Veggie Pizza. Both were amazing! I ordered a veggie pita, but ended up taking most of it home so I could devour the pizza instead, haha. Seriously, so good. If you live in Lexington and go to Saul Good, order the Thai Chicken pizza, I promise you won't be disappointed!!

Then we went to another favorite, ORANGE LEAF! Karie and Andrew had never been, so I wanted to take them.

 I think we are starting to become Orange Leaf regulars. We go about once a week. Pretty soon, our bowl is going to be as big as the one in the picture behind us with all the toppings we keep adding!!

After dinner, we came home and hung out with Perry while we waited for the game to start. Perry loved his new toys from Aunt KK!

Thanks KK for all of the gifts for little Perry!

We even put Perry's bball jersey on for the UK game, and it still didn't bring any luck to our boys in blue... We quickly went to bed after the sad UK loss.

Sunday morning, we woke up bright and early and went over to Kentucky Horse park for the race. 6:15am came wayyy early!

I didn't take any pictures at the race. I wish I would have brought my phone because the Horse Park looked gorgeous that early in the morning! I need to get an armband so I can run with my phone. Any brand recommendations?

Run the Bluegrass was a GREAT race. Everything was very organized, we had no problems with traffic or parking. Karie and I are thinking about committing to the Half Marathon next year! I think we are going to build up and do a 5 miler, then 10K, then 10 miler, and eventually the Half Marathon next April. 

I used the Couch to 5K program on iTunes to train. I highly recommend this if you are beginning to run!!

We finished the 5K in 33:11 minutes. I am really happy with that time, considering I hadn't run a race in 3 years!!

We had GREAT weather both days this week. After the race, we took a nap and Karie and Andrew started the drive back north. Thanks for driving down for the weekend!! We loved having you, and Perry loved meeting you :)

We took Perry to the puppy park in the afternoon. I love taking him there so he burns lots of energy and can enjoy running around. Everyone always compliments on him and his temperament. I'm glad other people love my puppy as much as I do!!!

I hope everyone had a great weekend and enjoyed the nice weather!! I need another nap to catch up from this busy weekend!! Thankfully, I have the whole week to :)


  1. We had such a great time with you guys this weekend! Thanks for showing us around the town. Can't wait to come back and hang with Perry again!

  2. I've been using the Couch 2 5K app lately but I'm struggling (I haven't ran in quite awhile so I'm just kinda slow right now). Glad to know that it worked for you :) I have also not been to Orange Leaf. I keep telling myself I'm going to go but I just haven't gotten around to it...