Ultimate Coffee Talk – September


Confessions of a Mother Runner

Since today is the first Saturday in September (where did the summer go???), I am joining up with Coco & Deborah for their ultimate coffee date.

Pictured is Starbucks newest menu item, the Horchata Frappuccino

Horchata – OMG!!! Have you tried it?

Over coffee…

I’d tell you that I’ve been front loading my runs.  In other words, running a few days in a row and then taking a few days off.  When work and weather get in the way, I have get the miles in anyway I can.

Mon, Tues, Wed- run; Thurs, Fri – rest

Over coffee…

I’d tell you that I decided NOT to run the Surftown Half Marathon on Sept. 10.  I really wanted a warm-up half before Wineglass but the decision not to run was easy.

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 My RI friend’s house may not be done in time.  I am traveling for work until late Sept. 8.  So Surftown will have to wait until 2108 or 2019.

Over coffee…

I’d tell you that I loved racing NYC so much that I can’t wait to do it again.  I want to run the Brooklyn Half.  It’s a lottery but Sue and I pondered running for a charity to make sure we get in.  Undecided?

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Over coffee…

I’d tell you that I am bummed that it is September.  I don’t feel like we ever had summer. Maybe because I worked and the weekends were so-so.  I LOVE the warm temps and I was never HOT this summer.

So I am dreading winter.  I am already looking for a way to escape to Florida.  March?

Run over this bridge twice – Singer Island Half

Over coffee…
I’d tell you that seven years ago, I was still really into tennis. I played in 3.0 Sectional championships back then.

Last weekend, my hubby’s team played in the same championship (3.5 level).  Even though, I love running, I was having serious FOMO.

Over coffee…

I’d tell you that all of a sudden, Wineglass is less than a month away.  My goal for the race I think is to have my running buddy PR (under 2:18).  I’ve never run with anyone so I don’t even know if it is possible.

And to have fun.  Looking forward to the area-related activities – boat on the Finger Lakes, wine tasting, glass -making…

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Oh, and the race.  LOL.

Happy Running! Got anything to spill? Share it here! Anyone run Wineglass?  Depressed about summer ending? Run a race for charity?

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17 thoughts on “Ultimate Coffee Talk – September

  1. I have not tried the Horchata yet, but I do have a reward drink to use …. This summer has been weird for me, I think because it’s the first without my son home — except for a few days in June and August, I do like fall though!

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  2. I like this weather for running but yeah, winter coming does not make me happy.

    I’m sorry Surftown didn’t work for you, but you don’t need a half before your half. Why would you think you did? Too bad you didn’t sign up for Pailo if you really think you needed another half!

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  3. We definitely had some super hot days in Philly, though I guess it could’ve been much hotter! I’m glad that those days are behind and I’m looking forward to things cooling down a bit.

    Running for charity is a really rewarding experience. I fundraised for the Cherry Blossom Run in 2016 and it definitely motivated me since I had so many people support my efforts. I think it’s worth going the charity route for NYC!

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  4. You look so pretty in your tennis pic 🙂
    Not hot! Ugh…I’ve been dying since April, I need some cool weather. Wanna trade places lol
    I bet the Wineglass race will go fine even though you can’t do your warm up event. You got this!!

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