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Sunrise Run

by Meghann on April 24, 2011

Happy Easter!

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But, most importantly…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MADDIE!!!!

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My baby girl is 2 today! She’s practically a teenager! (In doggie years that is ;) )

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The story of the day I brought Maddie home.<- an oldie, but a goodie

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Puppy Maddie! They grow up so fast. :)

My Easter/ Maddie’s Birthday morning began with a sunrise 6 mile run with my little brother and our friends Eric and Rachel.

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We me them at the new causeway by the river. Our route included doing a loop over the bridge (yay, hill work!)

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And an extra loop along the river and back.

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It was a beautiful run by the water with great company. Ben is preparing for his first marathon next week and spent the entire run quizzing us on what to expect. He’s a bundle of nerves at the moment, but I know he’s going to do great.

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My Dad was hard at work in the kitchen when we returned.

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Traditional Biscuits and Gravy for everyone!

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I like mine with half gravy and half jam

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with scrambled eggs on the side

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and kiwi to round it out

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We’re heading to my Aunt and Uncles for Easter lunch! I’m heading to the kitchen now to make my asparagus side dish. Cross your fingers it comes out!

{ 32 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Lizzy April 24, 2011 at 11:29 am

Aww happy bday maddie!!

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2 Lacey @ Lake Life April 24, 2011 at 11:32 am

Happy Birthday Maddie! She’s not PRACTICALLY a teenager- she is one!

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3 kalli April 24, 2011 at 11:37 am

happy birthday to maddie and enjoy your day with family! it was pepsi’s (my lab) bday on friday and i got her a mcdonalds hamburger and she loved it :)

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4 Chelsea April 24, 2011 at 11:37 am

Sounds like an awesome morning!! Happy Birthday Maddie!

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5 Katy (The Singing Runner) April 24, 2011 at 11:41 am

Awww happy birthday to Maddie! :)

Awesome morning! Enjoy your Easter!

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6 emily @ runeatreality April 24, 2011 at 11:48 am

happy birthday to your puppy!!

so do you eat kiwi with the skins on?

also, what top are you wearing on this run? i really like the length of it.

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7 Amy April 24, 2011 at 12:54 pm

Me too. Where did you get it?

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8 Pamela April 24, 2011 at 1:19 pm

I second those questions! And Happy Easter!

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9 Erica April 24, 2011 at 11:53 am

Happy birthday to your baby!!! And I’m sure your brother is going to do fantastic! Hes had such a great source of information and information ;). Tasty breakfast- love kiwi. Good luck on the side dish and I hope the rest of your Easter is wonderful

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10 Iron Moose April 24, 2011 at 11:55 am

Thanks for letting us join your run this morning. Had fun.

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11 Gretchen April 24, 2011 at 12:14 pm

So I’m not even a big dog person, but I have to say that that picture of puppy Maddie is mayyybe one of the most adorable things I’ve ever seen.

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12 Annette @ EnjoyYourHealthyLife April 24, 2011 at 12:35 pm

Happy Easter and Birthday to Maddie!! Love the sunrise run pictures :) Enjoy the day with the fam!!

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13 Little Bookworm April 24, 2011 at 12:39 pm

Happy birthday to Maddie! :) Love that sunrise photo!

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14 Jenny @ Fitness Health and Food April 24, 2011 at 1:00 pm

the sunrise run is such a great way to start the morning! :)

that gravy looks so rich and delicious! mmm mmm I’m so glad I’m going to the Hearty Boys Restaurant tonight so I can get a good comfort food Easter dinner! :)

Happy Easter!

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15 Kate (What Kate is Cooking) April 24, 2011 at 1:11 pm

That looks like a beautiful place to run! Happy Easter :)

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16 Christine April 24, 2011 at 1:22 pm

Your dad seems like an awesome cook! Your mom is lucky!

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17 Holly @ The Runny Egg April 24, 2011 at 1:29 pm

I love biscuits and gravy. I only get it in restaurants since my homemade version was pretty nasty. I just love it though!

Happy birthday to Maddie — it is also my Mom’s bday today too!

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18 Kaitlyn @ 7 Plates April 24, 2011 at 1:35 pm

Looks like a great morning. I love running/walking/doing anything near water! So peaceful. Happy Easter!

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19 Gabriela @ Une Vie Saine April 24, 2011 at 1:47 pm

Happy Easter Meghann!! Enjoy the time with your family!!

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20 Shannon April 24, 2011 at 2:12 pm

Great sunrise run!!!! Have a great holiday and good luck on the asparagus!

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21 Sarah for Real April 24, 2011 at 2:22 pm

Happy birthday to Maddie!

Hope you enjoy the asparagus :)

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22 healthy amy April 24, 2011 at 3:29 pm

I love family time – you look like you are having an amazing time with yours!

Happy Birthday Maddie!

Do you have a recipe for your dads biscuits and gravy? we do not have them in the UK and they look delicious x

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23 Hilary April 24, 2011 at 3:49 pm

I have to say, the gravy from biscuits and gravy kinda weirds me out. Even so, it looks like a great start to the day!

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24 Danielle April 24, 2011 at 3:50 pm

Happy birthday to Maddie! =)

I’ve had my JRT for 7 years now and he has completely changed my opinion of “small” dogs. Jacks are awesome!!

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25 AndreaClaire April 24, 2011 at 3:51 pm

Happy birthday to Maddie!

And was that black pudding I saw in one of the photos? Nom nom nom!

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26 Heather @ Get Healthy with Heather April 24, 2011 at 4:08 pm

Awww happy 2 years to your baby girl! Sounds like the perfect morning so far! Happy Easter :)

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27 Sana April 24, 2011 at 5:17 pm

Ben has no need to be nervous! He has 2 marathon experts in his family!!!!

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28 Grace April 24, 2011 at 5:52 pm

Happy Easter! Looks like a great run followed by a great breakfast, my favorite!

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29 katie April 24, 2011 at 6:50 pm

Happy Birthday to her! She is so sweet!!

Happy Easter to you and your family! xoxo <3

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30 Niamh April 24, 2011 at 7:15 pm

Aww happy birthday to Maddie!!
Happy Easter to you and yours :)
xo

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31 Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday April 24, 2011 at 8:35 pm

Happy Birthday Maddie!

My cockerspaniel just turned 2 on August 13th!!
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32 Laura Welz April 25, 2011 at 3:38 pm

Wow– when I lived back home (Vero), the bridges were my exact running route! I miss it!!!

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