Happy Friday everyone! This morning I woke up praying to the rain gods – not to make it rain but to beg them to hold off for a few hours so I could do my 11 mile run. They held off until the last 2-ish miles, at which point it started misting. By then, I was already at the point in my loop at which it was faster to just finish than turn around and head back, plus the rain felt kind of good. In the end, I completed 11.19 miles in 1:38:24, which comes to an average speed of 6.9 mph.
Now you may be concerned about the fact that I burned approximately 933 calories doing this run (according to Runner’s World’s calculator). I mean, that is actually a LOT of calories to eat back. But have no fear, I am attending not one but TWO formals this weekend, both of which will feature catered three-course meals. Will I be having dessert at these events – you betcha, I think I earned it. The first formal is tonight and it’s actually a pretty low key dorm formal. The food will be catered by a local Italian restaurant chain called Bertucci’s (they have the BEST rolls in New England) and we will get as much free champagne as we can drink. I love champagne. Definitely my favorite alcoholic beverage aside from Original Sin Cider Ale. And coconut rum. Anyways, the second formal is tomorrow and is my Senior Ball – think prom but for college seniors. I will be wearing this dress: