Wednesday, December 23, 2009

‘tis the Season of giving

This week I was contacted by the folks at 13.1 Marathon to introduce their race to me and ask if I would be interested in running it? This is a series of 13.1 mile races, similar to the Rock’N’Roll series, from the producers of the ING Miami Marathon and Half Marathon®, ING Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon®, and the Chicago Half Marathon and 5K.

I thought about it and consulted my plan…I am a stickler (sometimes to my own detriment) for sticking to the plan. That weekend; January 10th, it called for a 10 miler so after some consultation I figured it could be done! Woot! The race is in Venice and starts on the beachpath finishing on Main Street, I know the course and it’s pretty flat…this is obviously of concern to a rufty-tufty ultra runner!

Anyway the other thing the email mentioned was that I could give a free entry away! So here’s the dealio. Leave a comment on this post and I’ll pull a name out of the hat on December 30th and don’t feel obligated to run with me, I am not good company…seriously just ask Billy or Lori!

The voting continues for my place in the Top 10 Endurance Blogs, it seems I went out too fast and peaked too early and have fallen back into the mid pack! That being said it’s still an honor!

Over the next 8 days, your votes will narrow down the list to the top 3. The best part about this voting is it takes one click. No registration, Clickerty click and you’re done.

Like I said ‘tis the season of giving!


  1. Happy Holidays! I don't think I can be in Cali in January, but good luck to you!

  2. Voted for you!

    Too bad LA is too far away for me.

  3. Count me in! I was toying with doing the 13.1 in Chicago...this may be the extra nudge I need!

  4. Would love it!! Pick me pick me! :) Merry Christmas!!!

  5. i voted for you but yeah you're a tad bit behind ... oh well.

    throw me in the 13.1 hat please!

  6. I am so in, I would love to have you drag me around LA. Happy Holidays, love your blog.

  7. Voted!

    Would love to run 13.1 LA. so pick me :)


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