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5 Kilometers


Yesterday, I participated–for the third year in a row–in the JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.

For the third year in a row, I ran all 3.5 miles, watched the sun set over the Golden Gate Bridge and then chomped down on BBQ at a coworker’s house. I’m not a runner, I must admit. I do my gym time on a quasi-regular basis (I try to go 2-3 days a week). But this is the farthest distance that I’ve run since the last corporate challenge. It’s amazing what a field of 6,000 people does for your endurance. Typically, I listen to my iPod when I exercise, but the Challenge is a run that I prefer doing with no musical soundtrack. Rather, I like to try to hold a steady pace listening to the chatter of passing runners, the water, the wind and the observers on the sidelines.

Once a year, I run outside for 5 kilometers. I feel athletic, powerful, peaceful, strong, truly athletic–and I really, truly enjoy it. I feel thankful for the beautiful city that I live in and all of the good-for-your-body vibes that it proliferates.

This is a picture of a carrot cake cupcake from Sprinkles Cupcakes in LA and if there was one here, it’s what I would have rewarded myself with following the run. 🙂

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Posted by Kasey

Kasey is the food editor and co-founder of Turntable Kitchen. She loves dark chocolate, warm crusty bread, and traveling to new places. She speaks Russian, but does not like vodka.

  • Glad you had a great time out there Wednesday. I was out there with you and it was a terrific night.

  • good job, Kase!

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