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Getting Ready


Friday, July 04, 2014

*alarm is set for 5am
*bag is already in the car: towels and wash cloth, shorts and shirt, underwear, shoes, shampoo and conditioner
*laid out: running outfit, sports bra, Balega socks, Saucony running shoes, Garmin GPS watch, Road ID, sports glasses, Amphipod water bottle, Gu Chews, banana
*checked the weather (will be 75degrees and 93% humidity with 10% chance of rain)
*Weight Watcher weigh-in book packed
*car key in purse, set out to grab

I'm ready for our 75 minute run tomorrow starting at 6am. All 10 pace groups are going to run about 37.5 minutes, then turn around, and run back so we'll all be back about the same time to socialize. There are lots of new people, including my niece and my nephew, joining our group this year. It is just so great to see so many new running enthusiasts.

I'm interested in running the OUC Half Marathon in Orlando on December 6, 2014. So I'll be asking who wants to tackle that one. For one thing, it is a Saturday race and my daughter doesn't need me for child care on Saturdays. When I do a Sunday race it causes some inconvenience and expense. Another reason I'm interested is it is only an hour away from home, the entry fee is reasonable, it is the time of year likely to have good running weather, and it is not a hilly course. I'm thinking it might be conducive to a fairly fast time. I'd like to find out.

After the run and socializing tomorrow, I'll shower at the Y and then hit the 10am Weight Watcher meeting. Quite a few of us do the run and the meeting. Good combination.

Yep. I'm ready!
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AQUAGIRL08 7/7/2014 7:56PM

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MEXGAL1 7/5/2014 10:16AM

    Looking forward to the report of how it went.
you go girl!
Sallie

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GABY1948 7/5/2014 9:54AM

    That is a GREAT combination!! GO well, Marsha!

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_LINDA 7/5/2014 1:09AM

    Wow! Really neat how that is all planned out so your entire running group will meet at the end! You should be able to find someone to do the Orlando marathon for sure!
You are so well organized! Now that is a great, fun, healthy way to spend your holiday weekend!
Enjoy!

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GLORIAMAJDI 7/5/2014 12:39AM

    Pretty awesome! My clock is set for 5:30 a.m. when I will get up so I can meet my running group...got my clothes set out as well as my Amphipod water bottle...only difference is that I will head home afterwards so that I can continue to visit with our out of town guests! Have a great time!

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SUSAN-FIT-N-FAB 7/4/2014 10:45PM

    Have fun!

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2BDYNAMIC 7/4/2014 10:15PM

    Great plans! Know you will have fun! I am headed to the gym in the morning too ......... Plans made; no interruptus!

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WATERMELLEN 7/4/2014 9:39PM

    Lots of organization required for short term AND long term goals!!

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NATPLUMMER 7/4/2014 9:10PM

    Excellent!

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DIANNEMT 7/4/2014 9:06PM

    Great! I need to get my stuff together for my 8:30 class tomorrow. I did run today but took the day off from classes (which were cancelled anyway!).

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FROSTY99 7/4/2014 8:30PM

    Ready, Set, Go and have a great time!

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ONEKIDSMOM 7/4/2014 8:25PM

    Have a great run tomorrow. Can't think of a better way to celebrate independence than with the freedom of an active life! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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ALICE_TENNIS 7/4/2014 8:23PM

    Way to keep reaching for your goals & to keep pushing yourself out of your comfort zone!

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Besides being amazing for yourself, you're inspiring those around you!!!

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