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Thursday, April 8, 2010

BIG Milestones and Giveaways!

I had a 5K on the treadmill planned for tonight. Little Diva had dance class, it was bath night for the kiddos and both hubby and I needed to workout. The multi-tasking mama that I am, asked hubby to take Little Diva to dance class so that I could workout with Little Dude. This way I could bathe them and enjoy the bedtime routine with them while he worked out.



Little Dude went downstairs with me while I worked out and for some odd reason wanted to play with his sister's Polly Pockets while I ran. They entertained him the entire time and I never had to stop the treadmill once. What a good boy! I did have to put Polly Pocket's limo together three times while I ran -- somehow managing to assemble it each time while my feet were moving under me!!!!



I realized tonight that I had 4.5 miles left until I reached 400 miles for the year!! So, I added an additional 1.4 miles onto my 5K treadmill run.


40:17 minutes and 4.5 miles later .........







I REACHED 400 MILES FOR THE YEAR!!!

I have found that hitting milestones like this have given me a little incentive and have helped me add a few extra steps to my workouts ... helping me rack up the miles.



Tonight's after workout glow!! Feelin' good and accomplished!

I realized I have the perfect Bondi Band to match the technical shirt I received in my goody bag at the Disney Princess Half Marathon last month!!


LITTLE DUDE LOVES WORKING OUT WITH MOMMY!


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Today, I also realized that there are
over 200 of you following my journey!
Thank you for joining me. WELCOME to all of you newcomers!!!!!
I have so many great running events coming up that I will be blabbing about
as well as over 25 awesome product reviews, giveaways and raffles
over the next few months!! STAY TUNED.
I'd like to give a big shout-out to some of new followers.
Check out their blogs for some inspiration.

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There are a few days left in my current giveaways ....
if you haven't already done so, please check them out!!


Win an assortment of Girls on the Run Items, Running Books and a Mommy and Me Running Skirt Outfit + MORE!!!
ends Saturday, April 10th


ends Thursday, April 15th

18 comments:

  1. Girl...you are too sweet! Thanks for the sweet words! Congrats on hitting the big 2-0-0! You rock! xoxo

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  2. Wow, 400 miles already - way to go!

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  3. wow, great job with your goal, I am sadly waaaay behind!

    btw, I have a VitaTop giveaway going on if you want to check it out!

    : )

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  4. 400! Go girl! Im in talks with GOTR Manhattan still. What a helpful awesome lady that's been helping me. Just waiting for the go ahead from the Dr on Friday and then..I'll be heading for my first marathon!!

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  5. Now I don't feel so bad that my son plays with his sister's Barbies. :)

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  6. can I get a holla for 400 miles!! Holy smokes lady you are rocking!!

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  7. Way to go. I would love to be at 400 miles - I am at 1/2 that. I have got to pick up the pace - or I won't make 1000 miles by year end. I am trying to do that this week and am only being marginally successful. Oh well - I will stick to it and hopefully the warmer weather (when it comes back) will help. Here's hoping next wed. works out and we get to meet up. ;-)

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  8. Nice job on the 400 miles!!!!
    Thanks so much for the shout out!!

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  9. Congrats on the 400 miles.

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  10. Great job on 400 miles! And on over 200 followers! I am beginning to think I will have to do a giveaway to get more followers. :) That is what running moms seem to enjoy!

    Polly Pockets - a very popular activity at our house too. (Even with the boys! Which I think is pretty funny!)

    Have a great weekend.

    Judi :)

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  11. Nice job on pushing yourself another 1.4 miles to reach 400! Wahoo!

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  12. Congrats on hitting the 400 mile mark!

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  13. Congrats on the 400 mile mark, thats impressive

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  14. wow well done on the 400 miles and thank you for the shout out xxx

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  15. Congrats on teh 400 - that's amazing! Keep going!

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  16. Congrats on the 400 miles in a year! Thats amazing!! It's definitely motivating me to keep track of all my mileage (which I do daily) but to really stay on top of it so I know how much I've ran in a year too! :) Thanks for the shout out as well!! :)

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