The remainder of the journey recap….


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Now that we’ve talked in regards to the operating a part of Boston, let’s compensate for what we did for the remainder of the time we have been there.

Saturday morning, we began issues out by assembly a bunch of buddies at Tracksmith.  This was my first time assembly Katie after following her for over a decade on-line.  Ali and I met for the primary time earlier than I had Brooke, and we at all times get collectively anytime we're in the identical metropolis.  The friendships which can be constructed are my favourite a part of running a blog.

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We have been at Tracksmith for some time earlier than heading to the end line space with Ali.  We bought in our conventional operating image whereas we have been there.

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(shorts, tank, sneakers)

Andrew and I then returned to our lodge and bought prepared earlier than heading over to the expo.  We stayed on the expo for a really very long time each little factor potential.  We additionally took benefit of any of the free therapeutic massage chairs, speedy reboots, and samples… I’m very grateful he loves an expo as a lot as I do.

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This yr was the fiftieth anniversary since females have been allowed to enter the Boston Marathon.   These girls are unimaginable, and the anniversary made the entire expertise really feel much more particular.

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Lauren and I additionally bought to fulfill Meb!  I requested him for a tip for the race, and he informed me to be affected person till mile 17, which was simply the recommendation I wanted.

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After the expo, we walked round earlier than taking an Uber to Trillium Brewing Firm for a meet & greet with the folks I used to be working with for my Amazon partnership.  This collaboration was by means of my Instagram, however I’ve been running a blog about my Amazon favorites because the starting of my running a blog days!  I didn’t take any footage there, however we ate loads of scrumptious meals whereas chatting with new buddies and the folks I've been emailing with for a bit now.  After the meet & greet, we went to Ali’s reside present after which headed again to the lodge when that was over.

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We stayed on the Hyatt Regency, and it was a few 5ish minute stroll from Boston Commons (the place the busses choose you up for the race).  The placement was good, and I slept so good whereas we have been there (I slept 10 hours STRAIGHT on Saturday evening).

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Random lodge tangent… I simply realized yesterday that when Andrew packed up my stuff to take a look at he thought the lodge blow dryer was mine… so we stole a blow dryer.  Calling the lodge now.

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Sunday was a bit extra chilly, and we took issues simple.  We went to the expo once more, purchasing on Newbury Avenue, and ate loads of carbs.   I used to be in my lodge mattress from 2 on…. I felt so drained, and my finest marathons occur once I keep in mattress as a lot as potential the day earlier than!

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Our favourite eats whereas we have been there have been from Piattini (the breadsticks and the pesto have been terrific) and…

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Parish Cafe on Boyleston.    We additionally grabbed a bunch of issues at Dealer Joe’s to have within the lodge room and had pasta from Serafina delivered to our room on Sunday evening.

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I used to be very joyful to study that Levain was simply opened in Boston.  I dream about this chocolate and PB cookie.  I'll say, my greatest remorse of the weekend was not making it to get a cannoli.  I'll reside with this remorse for some time.

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Once I initially came upon about having the ability to run Boston, I referred to as my sister, asking if she needed to go together with me as a result of Andrew and I had only recently gone on a visit collectively and didn’t suppose we may depart simply the 2 of us once more. My sister responded that she needed to observe our children in order that Andrew and I may go.  She and my BIL had seven youngsters (properly, two are teenagers now ha) to maintain monitor of all weekend.  We felt very fortunate to expertise Boston whereas the youngsters have been in heaven with my sister’s household and my in-laws additionally for an evening too!

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Do you want staying in accommodations?  Have a favourite?  Or do you like an Airbnb?

Have you ever ever lived in a giant metropolis?

Have any journeys you're looking ahead to in the remainder of this yr?

What's your run/exercise right now?  

-I’m taking this entire week off!


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