Tuesday, May 10, 2011

I Love You Spring

If I didn't know better, I could have mistaken today for an afternoon in July. 85 degrees and sunny, yes please.


I worked this morning and decided that I would run home. Reducing my carbon foot print and sparing $2.50 on the EL makes me happy girl. I was a dope and left some items back at my desk after changing out of my work clothes and had to face my coworkers in my running gear. Can we say awkward waking through a profession kitchen in a skimpy running outfit?


On this rare occasion with my iPhone toting along inside my sports bra (because there is obviously plenty of extra room), I decided to document this beautiful afternoon with a rather insane photo of myself and a few of my beautiful city.



After a brutal winter it was nice to finally see others out making attempts to enjoy the lakefront as much as I do.


It wasn't love at first sight for me an my city, but now I cannot imagine myself grounded anywhere else.


Glorious.
Now if only every spring day would look like this.

24 comments:

  1. I'm glad you got some good pics - gives me a glimpse of what i'm in for in October! Looks gorgeous, I can't wait!

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  2. I <3 Chicago. I grew up in Springfield so whenever I see anything about Chi-town, I miss it. I did my first half there last summer. It was hotter than heck but man I sure love that city!

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  3. I love that it feels like summer here too

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  4. i LOVE chicago. I was born there, but moved when I was two. But my family went back last fall and i absolutely loved it.

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  5. What beautiful photos! Looks like a gorgeous run
    :)

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  6. Man what a beautiful area to run in! I have to find a place by the lake like that!

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  7. Hi, new reader... love Chicago, visited last summer and thought it was amazing. Jealous that you get to run there!

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  8. Way to be GREEN and FIT!! The midwest had some hot temps today...my hometown, OMaha, NE was in the high 90's!

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  9. Britt that is a GORGEOUS day and beautiful city! can I come visit you? we had 75 degree weather today too! or at least it felt like it on the black track. ugh.
    xo

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  10. you need to share pics more often! :) i def hope i get to visit chicago sometime in the next year or two, seems like a fun city!

    it was sooo hot here today, 90 degrees at 5:30pm..

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  11. hahaha. I've totally done the awkward brisk walk out of the office b/c everyone is in a suit, but I'm in spandex thing.

    yayyy for good weather!

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  12. Wow. Chicago looks beautiful. I heard there's a race there every fall called the Men's Health Urbanathlon... If it's on again this year I think I'm going to try it! It's a great excuse to visit the beautiful city you live in!

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  13. Wow those photos from you iPhone are amazing...gosh I really need to get one of those, it's like having a nice camera with you at all times.

    I am usually anti-smart phone, but this may sway me...

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  14. I am truly, madly, deeply in love with Chicago, and am slightly jealous of your run! Thanks for the pictures :)

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  15. i hate having my coworkers see me in workout gear!! so awkward :)

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  16. been toooo long since i have visited chi-town. thanks for sharing.

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  17. Amazing pics, Chicago looks awesome right now! What a difference since Snowmageddon, haha

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  18. Hello! Just stumbled across your blog. Gotta say I loved the photos!

    Looks like we are doing a lot of the same races this year.
    Good luck this weekend. I'm hoping the weather forecast doesn't change :)

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  19. It DID feel like summer yesterday - and no me gusta in May. Ha ha ha. But I am happy people were out on the path! The photos are gorgeous!

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  20. Please tell spring/summer to come visit us here in the pacific northwest Britt! Ah, this day looks glorious!

    Hey, i ran 8 miles tonight with no pain! Wooo hooo!

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  21. Good Luck Sunday! I also have a half in Denver!!!I am so excited!

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  22. Awesome pics!

    Hope the rain and wind stay away for this weekend.

    Good luck.

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