Unexpected Adventures

Unexpected Adventures

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By Meredith Brooks
Join me as I train for my first 50 mile ultra marathon and other endurance events. Find me online at unexpectedadventures.me
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Training Log 1/10/2018
Wed check in
04:02
January 11, 2018
Wild Azalea Trail Challenge
Wild Azalea Trail Challenge • WAT pt 2
09:31
January 7, 2018
Training Log 1/5/18
Friday! On roids • Southbound
09:37
January 6, 2018
Training Log 1/4/18
The dentist 😳 • 🤕
07:35
January 5, 2018
Training Log 1/2/18
Happy new year!
05:06
January 3, 2018
Training Log 12/30/17
Headed to a race! • Resolution Run ✔️ • Training Training Training
10:43
December 31, 2017
Training Log 12/16/17
Jingle Bell Run • Bathroom stop • Jingle Bell Half
10:35
December 17, 2017
Training Log 12/15/2017
Spaghetti
05:03
December 16, 2017
Training Log 12/14
Back on the mic • Organizing my life • The sugar shakes
12:19
December 15, 2017
Training Log 12/2
Long run • Podcasts and Pepper spray • Run done...now Starbucks snd decorating for Christmas
00:12
December 3, 2017
Training Log 11/25-Big Dog 50k
Headed to the Big Dog 50k! • Still on the way • Big Dog 50k ☑️
13:39
November 26, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 73:11/22
Day before Thanksgiving
02:54
November 23, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 72-11/18
Saturday walk • Weather update • Run done
08:47
November 19, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 71-11/17
Willie Nelson, lists and Jake the Snake • Big Dog 50k prep list • Big Dog prep pt 2
13:56
November 17, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 70-11/14
Big Dog 50k thoughts
05:02
November 15, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 69-11/13
Post marathon thoughts • Areas to improve...
08:26
November 14, 2017
2017 Cottonland Marathon: 11/12/17
Headed to the Cottonland Marathon • Marathon thoughts • Marathon pt 2
11:10
November 13, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 68-11/11
Headed to the trails • Run/Starbucks/football • Pee wee flag football 🤷‍♀️ • Packet pick up ✔️ • Marathon prep • Relaxin'
19:38
November 12, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 67-11/10
Friday! 💪🏻
04:45
November 11, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 66: 11/8
Age old question - what to wear? • Feeling good 💪🏻 • Cold and rainy 😫
11:00
November 9, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 65: 11/7
Marathon thoughts • Marathon thoughts pt. 2
08:09
November 8, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 64: 11/4
Sat morning - rise and shine! • Header to the trails • Long run...not the best • Chick Fil A magic
15:37
November 5, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 63: 11/3
Wild Friday night
03:44
November 4, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 62: 11/2
Tossed at 80mph • "Let's plank" • Cupcakes
12:15
November 3, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 61-11/1
Breakfast time • Base Performance Team Member!
06:47
November 2, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 60-10/31
Happy Halloween! 🎃 • Party time
06:07
November 1, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 59-10/30
Monday commute
04:38
October 31, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 58-10/28
3 hours done 👌🏻 • Podcasts
07:00
October 29, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 57-10/27
Tired • Long run planning • Hoka's Top Trails
12:00
October 28, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 57-10/25
It's cold!!
04:49
October 26, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 56-10/24
Tuesday! • Free food!!
09:02
October 25, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 55-10/21
Headed to the trails! • Back in the saddle • Parking lot encounters • Starbucks • Nooooooo 😫 • Owl spotting
21:38
October 22, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 54-10/20
Walking and talking • Dark coffee + honey 😋 • All the updates
12:07
October 21, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 53-10/19
Feeling like a human again
03:41
October 20, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 52-10/17
2 cups of coffee + antibiotics = 😳😳😳
04:46
October 18, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 51-10/16
Down for the count!
04:17
October 17, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 50-10/14
Headed to RACE! • Race predictions...in Bastrop and Kona • Panic • 2nd place overall female! • Awards • Post Race
12:24
October 15, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 49-10/13
Walk with Emma • "The reward tramples out the pain" • A quandary 🤔 • Friday night!!
12:01
October 14, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 48-10/12
Stitches out! • On the mend
02:49
October 13, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 47-10/11
Crash!! 😳
04:57
October 12, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 46-10/10
Podcast/YouTube recs • Working late, but there's a snack drawer
07:30
October 11, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 45: 10/9
Mon pt 1 • Mon pt 2
04:47
October 9, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 44: 10/6
Friday • 🎶I think my butt getting big 🎶
04:04
October 7, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 43: 10/5
Late night recording
04:03
October 6, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 42: 10/4
Trying out the bike • Bike ✔️ • Flu shot, Netflix
08:53
October 5, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 41: 10/3
Dressing like a gypsy
04:53
October 4, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 40: 10/2
Feel a funk coming on • At least my intestines aren't popping out • Craziness
06:23
October 3, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 39: 9/30
No long run today • Cat with a rat 😸 • Heading to West Monroe
07:28
October 1, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 38: 9/29
Wildlife
03:15
September 30, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 37: 9/28
This kind of hurts 🤕 • Yowch
06:45
September 29, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 36: 9/27
Nervous rambling • Socks are a must • 13 stitches 😱 • 🎶 Needle and a thread 🎶
09:05
September 28, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 35: 9/26
Nice and easy 4 miler • Starting to get queasy
05:13
September 27, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 34: 9/25
Monday check in
03:14
September 26, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 33: 9/23
Time to run! • Gross topic updates 🤢 • Mind Over Matter gear • 6 miles in - feeling great! • 12 miles done - fantastic run!! • Thoughts on fueling/hydration...and VFuel Peach Cobbler gel review
14:46
September 24, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 32: 9/22
Friday morning check in • 🎶 You can find me in the pub 🎶
06:52
September 23, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 31: 9/21
All Star Special • More about the healing • Breaking 2 Documentary
11:34
September 22, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 30: 9/20
Wednesday • Weak with hunger • Eatin' apps
09:57
September 21, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 29: 9/19
350 foot urinal?! • NYC Marathon • Not October yet 😬 • Tennessee Ragnar? 🤷‍♀️ • Tiny head probs
13:44
September 20, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 28: 9/18
Monday • Pizza and pancakes
06:12
September 19, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 27: 9/17
Sunday morning
02:22
September 18, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 27: 9/16
Headed to the trails • When nature calls • Mosquito up the nose • Human Race podcast • Mountain bike race in progress 😖😬🙈 • Run DONE. A doozy. • Wedding Cake Bullet Coffee 🤢 • Race packs • IT
30:38
September 17, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 26: 9/15
Friday!
03:03
September 16, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 25: 9/14
Early morning thoughts • Event tonight! • Success
07:24
September 15, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 24: 9/13
Sorry - more ranting!Hopefully this is the end of the Jeep saga. • Things are looking up
08:06
September 14, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 23: 9/12
I just need to vent a little 😤 #hangry #rant
05:08
September 13, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 22: 9/11
Thoughts from the courtyard
02:10
September 12, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 22: 9/10
Sunday afternoon thoughts • Behold the Dreamers • Two Broken Toes?
06:56
September 11, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 21: 9/9
11 miles • Lasagna/gumbo/cupcakes • Trail running is FUN! • Thoughts on the run, spiderwebs and movie snacks
13:16
September 10, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 20: 9/8
A Gruesome Discovery • Friday Night Lights • In the Air Tonight...
07:47
September 9, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 19: 9/7
Swim/run • Heading to work • Trust your training! From RRP #313 w/ Rich Roll and Chris Hauth • A PSA for morning walks 🚶🏻‍♀️
11:10
September 8, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 18: 9/6
Walk with Emma • We survived • Lunch meeting
05:28
September 7, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 17: 9/5
A Weird Day
03:07
September 6, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 16: 9/4
Labor Day (Emma killed a mouse 🐭) • Lunch time
03:22
September 5, 2017
Rocky Training Log 15: 9/3
Target run • 90's on 9
03:19
September 4, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 14: 9/2
One long run coming right up • The smell of gun powder is in the air • Shop local 👊🏼
08:17
September 3, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 14: 9/1
Getting ready for the day • PSA: get your moles checked! • Friday night
05:42
September 2, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 13: 8/31
Swim/run
02:34
September 1, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 12: 8/30
Heading to work • Rain, gear and budgeting
13:46
August 31, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 12: 8/29
Mighty Spotify player...and suspicious moles
06:51
August 30, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 11: 8/28
AMRAP'n and the death grip of sugar
04:59
August 29, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 11: 8/27
Running and anxiety...Sunday afternoon thoughts
03:50
August 28, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 10: 8/27
Saturday long run • Let's get it started! • That.was.awesome.
10:16
August 27, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 9: 8/25
#wheresmyshoe, Training Plan 101 and Hurricane Harvey
13:53
August 26, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 8: 8/24
Best laid plans...
04:03
August 25, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 7: 8/23
Checking in before today's 4x1 mile repeat run • Mile repeats!! 🏃🏽‍♀️ • Prepared meals FTW 👏🏻
06:53
August 24, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 6: 8/22
Possibly blinded by chlorine, introducing unexpectedadventures.me and #RIPshuffle
11:12
August 23, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 5: 8/21
Planet of the Apes chat, the eclipse and Taco Bell
10:19
August 22, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 4: 8/20
Rest day thoughts
06:54
August 21, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 3: 8/18
Long run time!
16:21
August 20, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 2: 8/18
About me, pre and post workout info and a walk with Emma
12:56
August 19, 2017
Rocky 50 Training Log 1: 8/17
Headed to the pool! • Swim/run done! • Red Beans & Rice + Sweet Tea + Sour Patch Kids = bad
11:48
August 17, 2017
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