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When Pigs Fly?!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Yep I'm gonna do it! A marathon!

I really need to go to bed but I wanted to post this real quick :)

It's just over a week since I ran the half. I'm sitting here with one missing toenail and another about to fall off, a sore knee and a pulled hamstring, but I can't be more excited to say that I'm going to start training for a marathon! Yes, pigs DO fly! And this is why I'm leaning towards the Flying Pig marathon as my first. Have you seen their medals?! 'Nuff said.

Seriously though, I haven't completely decided yet which one I'm going to do, and I'm definitely open to suggestions. I'd prefer something within driving distance of Eastern PA, but I'm not ruling anything out.

So who's got suggestions? Advice? I'm all ears!
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IGSBETH 9/30/2011 2:09PM

    Way to go!

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TEENY_BIKINI 9/29/2011 10:49PM

    Wow! You are some kind of warrior. You go girl!!

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ELAINEROSE5 9/29/2011 10:04AM

    Exciting to hear you're going for it. I'm not surprised at all. I wonder if that bug will ever bite me? Hasn't yet!!

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HALFFAST 9/28/2011 8:36PM

    Thanks everyone! I was hoping to have time to respond to you all individually today but it was crazy insane at work, and now I have to pass out so I can do it again tomorrow, heh. At least tomorrow is my Friday and I have a long weekend! Woohoo!

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BAILEYS7OF9 9/28/2011 4:53PM

    emoticon you most certainly have been bitten!

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KAREN_NY 9/28/2011 3:21PM

    SO excited for you!!!!! That contagious-gotta-tell-people-now-de
tails-later feeling? Love that!!!

I'm doing my first half this weekend, locally, with Disney being my "real" goal. If you like travel, pick a town that rocks. :) If you like local, look around. active.com is an easy-to-use event search engine. If you like flat, the Wineglass in Corning might be the ticket - it's even downhill actually! :)

WHEEEEEEEE!
K:)

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CYNDERROSE 9/28/2011 12:46PM

    No advice, but I think your plan is emoticon and I know emoticon

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REDEMILY 9/28/2011 9:33AM

    The pig is going to be my first half. But I live here! Hooray!

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NATPLUMMER 9/28/2011 9:32AM

    I'm not at all surprised.

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SKINNYPOWELL1 9/28/2011 8:58AM

    You've definitely got runner's fever emoticon . Go for it. I am still training for my first half in November, at that point I will decide if I wanna go for the full. Are we crazy???? YEP !!!!

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JLITT62 9/28/2011 5:00AM

    I've got to get thru my first 2 (hopefully) before deciding on the next one . . . but I don't see a marathon in my future. I'm not a natural runner like you. It's not that I don't think I can, just that I don't want to run for 6 hrs!

But I can live vicariously thru you.

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DRPOOH63 9/27/2011 11:14PM

    emoticon emoticon Pigs do really fly! And think about a size bigger shoe to keep your toe nails!!

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APIRLRAIN888 9/27/2011 10:42PM

    Where is it? Lol let's train together mine in may! But sick now!

Lol can't too far! But it's same week as mine!!! May 5 or 6 wknd

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LEN_VERSION32 9/27/2011 10:38PM

    emoticon Now that is motivation!! I couldn't do one after missing toenail etc...

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