Did this weekend every feel like fall or what! Locals, you know what I mean, it is here if we are ready or not.
It was a pretty nice day so we spent some time at the park in the afternoon.
Chloe got banished to the floor after rolling out of her bouncy chair and almost out of her swing.
I booked myself a massage for that night and enjoyed every minute of it – it was long overdue. When I got home Chad and Avery were having a movie night so I joined in.
Since we had a family fun race Sunday I opted to do my long run Saturday morning. I left just as it started to rain but I enjoyed the cooler temps versus the heat. I did 19km in 1:42 which left me feeling pretty good for race day (t-minus 13 days!). I got home and Chad had pizza ready for lunch – best husband!
After naptime we headed to take Avery paddle-boating. Last year we attempted it and it ended badly so we were shocked when she begged us to go this year. Well, some things never change…
Yup, she hated it, well she hated the lifejacket and the fact that she did not have her own seat. So my Mom and I went and left Chad with the girls at the park.
We ended up getting rained on and tried to get under the bridge but lets just say it was comical trying to do so.
After we took a walk, ended up raining again so we hid under a tree and a bridge!
Racing – her favourite thing to do these days:
We headed straight to supper after all looking a tad wet! We went to a new to us place (Lokal) and it was awesome! I had a crispy chicken burger and did not expect much but it was the best chicken burger ever! Or I was really hungry 😉
The beautiful flowers my brother’s girlfriend gave me:
By the time we got home, got the girls to bed we just watched some TV and I headed to bed.
One of my favourite family runs of the year! It was the third annual Chocolate Chase! This race is so great – if you are local and have never done it make sure to watch for it next year! There is a 5km or 3km option and no need to run if you do not want to. On site there is free coffee, face painting, bouncy castles, massages (for after) and more! Avery had to have her face painted right away:
It was a chilly morning but that did not stop us from having a great time. They led us through a Jazzercize warm-up then we headed to the start line. I have no idea on our time as we did not bring our watch but my guess is 27-28 minutes since the course ends going up a big hill.
So happy someone got a finish line photo of us!
After you can hand in your coupons for free gelato from Famoso, free chocolate strawberries and there is snacks and beverages at the finish line as well. Like I said, such a well planned run!
We got our goodies then went into the chocolate shop (Bernard Callebaut) to buy chocolate since they had discounts on all purchases. There is also a ton of door prizes you get tickets for and we got lucky and won this basket:
Our afternoon consisted of chores, organizing the shed, and yard work.
Chloe eating grass:
We ended the weekend with a walk to the park, with Avery as Supergirl – we are those people now 😉
I cannot believe this week marks the end of summer and am still wondering how that is possible – though every year I think the same thing. I feel like this summer went by in the blink of an eye, and well I never like to see summer go I LOVE fall.