Nick

Kara

11.19.2009

Gu Oatmeal, Winners, Ipod list



So the Vanilla Gingerbread GU is so delicious. I just want to eat it all the time. I put some in my oatmeal this morning and it was very very yummy! This was a real small bowl pre-run of Nick's pureed oats and I added in almond butter to it. I ended up doing a mile warm up, 4 miles at marathon goal pace and 1 mile cooldown. It went very well! And some more GU fueled me for that. Addiction? Here's what I'm thinking for pre-race: toast with almond butter and GU on top??



I keep meaning to fix my playlist for Sunday. It's the same one since Boston! I need some new songs for sure! The weather is looking good - not as brutal as last year (I think it was: "feels like 20 or negative 5") It was goddamn freezing!!

And the winners of the Clif Quench - please send me your info at tosha25italia@ yahoo - you have till Saturday:

JESS
PAIGE
BILLIE
EL


CONGRATS!

12 comments:

  1. Gu in oatmeal - now there is a new concept! I must try that flavor!

    Congrats to the winners!

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  2. Wow...you crack me up! I forgot how much you love the winter flavor gu's! Gu on top of your toast will probably be a good combo!
    Either that or you're gonna gave to go to a meeting for gu-anonymous! :)

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  3. WOW, it IS cold there! We have some really great weather in Chicago and usually have the "feels like" negative temps right now. I feel your pain, but happily dont actually feel it right now ;)

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  4. You really love your Gu!!!

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  5. i need to update my playlist too! its been the same one for WAY too long!!!

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  6. It was 25/-5 last year . . and yuck!! The water froze around the water stations, so you had to be really careful. My hands eventually got warm in my running gloves, but I couldn't feel the top half of one finger for about 20 minutes and that scared me! I thought I was going to have to stop at an aid station or something. And that was just the 8K - can't even imagine the marathon. Here's hoping you get some brilliant weather on Sunday!! :)

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  7. Is that me "Jess"? There are a few of us out there (I'm the most awesome), and I don't want to start congratulating myself if I'm not the winner.

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  8. I've never had that flavor of Gu, I'll have to try it if its good enough to eat with oatmeal!

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  9. High Five and good luck this weekend.

    I have had the same playlist since June...so funny because I have the song order memorized...as in I know what is next.

    Have a great race!!

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  10. I avoid gu at all costs and only use it when racing and you are putting it in your oatmeal? Too funny.

    Good luck this weekend.

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