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A Leisurely Race Morning

by Meghann on June 5, 2010

This is weird.

It’s the day of a race and I’m in bed blogging about breakfast at 8:30 am and I still haven’t raced yet. Weird.

There could be worse things though like sleeping in and missing the race or worrying about getting enough sleep. None of those problems here. ๐Ÿ™‚

Plus, there are perks to a later start time. Such as homemade chocolate chip pancakes.


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Leslie’s Mom made the three girls chocolate chip pancakes to fuel us through out marathon relay this morning.


Served with strawberries and grapes.


I’ve never had pancakes before a race before – usually they’re a post race treat – but I really enjoyed them this morning. Perhaps this could become a new thing? ๐Ÿ˜‰


Jackson says Hi.


It’s almost time to head to the race start!

Ashley and I are pumped and ready to go!


Go Run Bloggers Run Go!!


Jackson and Leslie are team Run to Eat. ๐Ÿ™‚


Leslie’s shirt is adorable! Her team built their own on for like $20. I think for my next race I’m going to create a fun shirt on there to wear. My team ordered our shirts from a different company and they were a little pricier and not the most flattering. Oh well. Live and learn!

And we’re off!

Wish us luck!

1 theprocessofhealing June 5, 2010 at 9:06 am

Good luck!!!! And those pancakes look SO GOOD!

2 britchickruns June 5, 2010 at 9:14 am

Those pancakes look like they came out of a packet – so NEAT! Why do mine never look like that!!??
Good luck on the race!

3 Frugal 'n' Fit! June 5, 2010 at 9:25 am

Those shirts are awesome! Good luck!

4 Brynne June 5, 2010 at 9:32 am

Yum chocolate chip pancakes! Good luck Meghann :0)

5 Marissa June 5, 2010 at 9:39 am

Chocolate chip pancakes! I should try making those, protein-style. I made blueberry protein pancakes yesterday and they were delicious!

Good luck on your relay!

6 The Linz June 5, 2010 at 9:41 am

Good luck on your relay! You will have to post some tips when you are all done. I am running in my first ever relay next weekened and am a little bit scared about it.

7 Melissa @ For the Love of Health June 5, 2010 at 10:07 am

good luck ladies!! cutest shirts ever!

8 Carolyn @ June 5, 2010 at 10:09 am

Good luck and have fun!!

9 runningwithsass June 5, 2010 at 10:10 am

the shirts are super cute, love it!

10 Samantha Angela June 5, 2010 at 10:14 am

Good luck with the race!

11 Evan Thomas June 5, 2010 at 10:17 am

Good luck! You’re going to do great!

12 ellaroo88 June 5, 2010 at 10:33 am

Good Luck! I agree it is weird to have extra time before a race!

13 missyrayn June 5, 2010 at 10:33 am

Later race start times are fabulous. Especially since I usually have to drive at least an hour and leaving at 6.30 really kills me.

14 ginavan June 5, 2010 at 11:09 am

How cute you guys are! Have fun! I wish my morning could be that leisurely tomorrow morning! Running Rock n’ Roll tomorrow. Rolling out of bed ad 3 am and I don’t think I’ll be be making beautiful pancakes like that ๐Ÿ™‚ Have a great race!!!

15 Kellie June 5, 2010 at 11:35 am

Have a great race!

16 Matt June 5, 2010 at 11:58 am

Good luck at the race today! Those pancakes look awesome ๐Ÿ˜‰

17 Nicci@NiftyEats June 5, 2010 at 12:58 pm

Good Luck with the races, those are some cute shirts.

18 Heather Rose June 5, 2010 at 3:08 pm

Those pancakes look so good! Good luck in the race!

19 fitandfortysomething June 5, 2010 at 4:30 pm

oh the shirts are so cute! have fun!

20 Meghan@traveleatlove June 5, 2010 at 5:35 pm

Awww love Leslie! Met her a few weeks ago in Boston, and she was very sweet. Looks like a fun race!

21 Katherine: What About Summer? June 5, 2010 at 6:33 pm

love how you had time to eat pancakes. cute shirts too!

22 mindy June 5, 2010 at 7:10 pm

The pancakes look like an excellent way to start race day! Hope you girls did awesome! Can’t wait to hear the recap!

23 Erin June 6, 2010 at 1:10 am

Yum… pancakes… one of my favorite things, after cake. It’s nice that you mixed them with something healthy (fruit)… I’m not sure I could be so good!

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