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Pittsburgh Marathon

Sunday, May 05, 2013


Richelle and Joe on the bus to the Pittsburgh Marathon this morning.


My DD and SIL are among the 71,000 plus runners in Pittsburgh this morning running the Pittsburgh Marathon as well as several of their friends. I know they have beefed up their security and have gone over and above to make sure everyone is safe after the bombings at the Boston Marathon.

Dick's Sporting Goods has blessed those runners from the Boston Marathon that didn't get to complete their race. They paid for the flights, dinner last evening and hotel bills for 37 of them to come to Pittsburgh to complete the marathon. How awesome is that!!!

Be sure to tell your loved ones how much they mean to you and give them a great big hug!!! We are never promised tomorrow and need to take advantage of every day!!!
Have a very blessed Sunday and enjoy whatever life brings your way.
Blessings, love and hugs,
Helen

BLESSINGS:
GOD
FAITH
HOPE
LOVE
FREEDOM
PRAYERS and PRAYER WARRIORS
BLESSINGS AND ANSWERED PRAYERS
ACCEPTANCE
SMILES and HUGS
Baby Z due December 15!!!
My wonderful family and a loving husband. I love you!!!
Enough "bad" things to keep life interesting
Heat, air conditioning and electricity for our home
Plenty of healthy food
Thankful for each new day that I am given!!!
Unexpected twists and turns in our lives
God is in the "miracle" business!!!
Thank you, Lord, for your guidance and patience with me!
Too many positives and blessings to list them all here...Praise the Lord!!!
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WILLITWORK1 5/9/2013 8:03AM

    what an encouragement to appreciate daily the friends and family we are blessed to share our lives with.

Thanks!

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TESHIE4ME 5/8/2013 1:36PM

    You must be so proud. A marathon is quite an accomplishment. Praying they stay safe and strong throughout the race.

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POOH_BEAR_69 5/6/2013 9:26PM

    Thank you, Momma, for all the support!!! I appreciate it SO much... I couldn't have done it without you... Harley says thank you bunches for taking such good care of him as well! emoticon emoticon

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WOWEETOO 5/6/2013 6:35PM

    did they run with the dog??? i used to run but only the 10 ks and i was way younger then but i always took the dog..he enjoyed it for sure especially the hot ones where they would cool you down by running through the sprinklers lol george love that for sure
the ladymary

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_LINDA 5/6/2013 4:15PM

    That was waonderful of the race organizers to do. As I am late getting to this blog, PTL nothing bad happened and everyone could enjoy their race,
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DANLIN60 5/6/2013 4:40AM

    That was great of Dick's Sporting Goods store. Hope everyone had great time at the marathon. I am sure it was a huge success.

Hugs
Danlin

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DEE107 5/6/2013 12:13AM

    way to go

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MILLISMA 5/5/2013 10:31PM

    So glad they ran. What a wonderful story about Dick's. For the run in Philly today, most folks wore red socks or had "Boston Strong" on them. Warms you heart.

hugs....Mary Anne

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MORTICIAADDAMS 5/5/2013 7:40PM

    I hope your family had a wonderful time at the marathon.

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PMFISH 5/5/2013 7:33PM

    Great to hear from you! Hope the kids enjoyed their run. You are so right God is still healing every day!

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FROSTY99 5/5/2013 5:44PM

    How emoticon .

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JANIEWWJD 5/5/2013 5:41PM

    Good to hear from you!!!! God bless and protect all of the runners!!!!
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SUSIEPH1 5/5/2013 3:44PM

    Loved your blog and lovely pic ..
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LINOVER 5/5/2013 3:16PM

    Hope they have a great time! That is definitely a lot of people running in the Marathon! My SIL lives in Pittsburgh but I don't know if any of her family is participating.

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123ELAINE456 5/5/2013 1:55PM

  Dick's Sporting Goods Store is Awesome. They went way above the Call Of Duty. God Bless Them. Thanks for sharing the Beautiful Picture. Hope they had a very Safe Round Trip. And I hope they enjoyed Running in the Marathon. Have Fun. God Blessings to Everyone. Have a Wonderful Lord's Day. Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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1CRAZYDOG 5/5/2013 1:15PM

    Thanks for sharing that beautiful picture! Wishing them good luck today as they run.

HUGS

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BARBANNA 5/5/2013 1:02PM

    Dicks Sporting Goods is awesome, they went above call of duty! Glad that the Marathons have not been affec emoticon emoticon d by the bombings!

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MSLZZY 5/5/2013 12:23PM

    Hope they have a great day! DD ran in her first HM with her DH beside her. This was in Lincoln, NE. She is so excited about finishing in under 2 hours.

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MAURIZIA 5/5/2013 10:55AM

    How wonderful of Dick's Sporting Goods! I cannot imagine 71,000 people in the Pittsburgh marathon this morning!! Yikes! Way too many folks for me.

I've always tried to express my love for family & friends. My sweet soul sister Laurie reinforced that lesson. We would text each other hugs & kisses for no other reason but to say "I love you." I am so happy that we did and I continue to tell people, probably more than ever. So comforting that those were our last words to each other the last time she was able to speak to me...a beautiful gift she left with me.

Hugs & blessings, my friend.

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HAPPYMENOW58 5/5/2013 10:52AM

    Have a fun day!

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ELRIDDICK 5/5/2013 10:29AM

  Thanks for sharing

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MARCIEMCGOWAN 5/5/2013 10:28AM

    I loved reading you story of people helping each other. I hope you all had a fun and safe day.

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