September 10th

First – last night’s speed work was a success! 8 x 800 at an average of 3:35 (slowest 3:42, fastest 3:26). It felt great to really get the legs moving.

Today is our 5-year wedding anniversary! We have the day off and started our morning with a long-ish run together. My legs were tired less than 12 hours after speed work, but hubs stuck with me and slogged along at my pace. It was a nice way to start our day.

21.0KM/13.0mi – 2:05:36 – 5:59/KM = 9:38/mi

If anyone had told us 5 years ago that this is what we would be doing on our anniversary, we would have told you that you’re crazy! It’s been quite the adventure so far and we’re looking forward to the next 5… and 50!

And now we’re off to the Algonquin Couples Resort for an evening of wining, dining and hot-tubbing! I’ll leave you with some photos from the last few years.

2005:

2006:

2007:

2008:

2009:

2010:


Have a great weekend!

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61 thoughts on “September 10th

  1. All teary eyed here.I love this.The photos are awesome. M&M one – priceless. I love that you guys run together. LOVE LOVE LOVE it.Happy Anniversary to you.

  2. Happy Anniversary! And all the best wishes for many many more wonderful and glorious years of running and doing all sorts of things together! Have a great weekend!

  3. congrats marlene! thats awesome. great pix. thnx for sharing.i guess i am overly emotional bc when i saw that pic of u guys holding hands crossing the finish line, i teared up.have a fun weekend!

  4. Ok love the M&M one! So cute! Did you tell me this was your anniversary?? I think you did, but idk but I am super excited because now we will share the same wedding date!! AHH!! Congrats and have a super fun weekend!

  5. Congrats … and happy anniversary. Last year hubby and I did a 12+ mile run on our anniversary. It was just fitting some how.You sure have shrunk over the years lady. Lookin' good!Have a great day together!!!!!

  6. LOVE the M&M costumes!! haha so cute! and i love the pic of you 2 holding hands, that's great! thanks for sharing! You looked fabulous on your wedding day and you look even more fabulous now! you guys look so happy together! πŸ™‚

  7. First off, awesome job on the speedwork! You're rockin' it! And a nice 13 miles to boot!Second, Happy Anniversary! Loved all the pics! And I LOVE how you both have found running – I think it will be the key to a happy marriage! Enjoy your weekend!

  8. This is so awesome! Congrats and happy 5th Anniversary! I love your pics throughout the years. πŸ™‚ Here's to many many more running anniversaries to you & your hubby. πŸ™‚

  9. happy anniversary! it's so exciting to grow and learn together. those pictures tell such a fabulous story of the two of you and your relationship. hope you have fun at the couples retreat.

  10. Happy Anniversary, Marlene!! From the post above, it sounds like you had a great time. What a cool resort! Love the pics, especially the one of you guys holding hands running. Cheers to another great 5 and beyond!

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