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SANDY0524
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11/12/08 7:46 P

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You and your sister are in my prayers. Best of luck next week!

"Such a time as This" (Esther 4:14)

8/23/08 Officer Shawn Silvera Memorial 5K -38:39
10/11/08 World Wide Festival of Races 5k -35:40:45 My PB!!
10/18/08 Big Woods Run 5k - 39:46 :(
11/09/08 www.runday.com 5k - 37:07 :(


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BOBBYD31
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11/12/08 7:27 P

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Mary,

Best of luck to your sister I am sure all will go well.

Bob

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11/12/08 4:06 P

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Mary,

Oh my...I will have your sister, you and your family in my prayers. PLEASE take care!

Nancy




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11/12/08 3:50 P

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I ran 8 miles for kidney cancer. My sister was just diagnosed last week and is having part of her kidney removed next week.emoticon

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11/9/08 7:51 P

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I signed up today! We had until midnight on Sunday to do so! I am glad I got there in time!


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I plan on signing up before the 9th. Haven't decided on a charity yet.

Mary

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11/4/08 6:40 P

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I'm in! I signed up awhile ago, and I also have my t-shirt. I may not be able to run very much though because I'm still in PT for a hip injury. But I can walk/run it. My charity is the Animal Protective Foundation.

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10/31/08 2:27 P

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Hmmm-this is very interesting. I would certainly do this if I knew I would be all cleared to run again. Having physical therapy for a foot injury right now, but there is a good chance I might be able to run by then. Maybe I could get my husband to. He is training for a half right now. I was diagnosed with an auto-immune illness 2 years ago and that is what led me to Spark People this past January. Getting healthy has helped diminish my symptoms and made my doctors very happy. (me too!!) My charity would be the National Dysautonomia Assoc. since that relates to my illness. Will check with my husband and my doctor and get back to you all. Anne

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10/31/08 5:00 A

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Anyone else out there going to run? Even if you dont get your tshirt in time?

"Such a time as This" (Esther 4:14)

8/23/08 Officer Shawn Silvera Memorial 5K -38:39
10/11/08 World Wide Festival of Races 5k -35:40:45 My PB!!
10/18/08 Big Woods Run 5k - 39:46 :(
11/09/08 www.runday.com 5k - 37:07 :(


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SANDY0524
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10/23/08 1:03 P

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Congrats on signing up Lana. I am sorry about your stepdad. What a great way to remember him as you are running and know that you are doing something to help the AHA and yourself at the same time. Great job!


"Such a time as This" (Esther 4:14)

8/23/08 Officer Shawn Silvera Memorial 5K -38:39
10/11/08 World Wide Festival of Races 5k -35:40:45 My PB!!
10/18/08 Big Woods Run 5k - 39:46 :(
11/09/08 www.runday.com 5k - 37:07 :(


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LIVELOVELAUGH-
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10/23/08 12:12 P

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I just signed up! emoticon

Paid my entry fee and will get my shirt in 1-2 weeks.

I also made an online donation to the American Heart Association and have dedicated both the run and the donation to my stepdad, Max, who passed away a week ago today.

I feel so good about this, I just can't tell you! This is WAY COOL! Thanks so much for posting about it as I would have never known about it and it couldn't have come at a better time for me!!

Lana

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10/23/08 8:58 A

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thanks for explaining... I'll be running with you all on Nov 9th! yay!

"Less than one-tenth of 1% of the world's population has ever dared to run a distance of a 1/2 marathon or greater."

"In the midst of regular life, running is the touchstone that breathes adventure into my soul."

"My sport is your sport's punishment."

"Don't put off till tomorrow what you can do today" one of my great grandmother's favorites

"Life is a verb." -Yoovie


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SANDY0524
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10/22/08 3:56 P

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Thanks Nancy, but I am way to new at this mental game of running. But, slowly I am getting better. I just love the thinking about the other runners, new and masters, that are out there running with me.

"Such a time as This" (Esther 4:14)

8/23/08 Officer Shawn Silvera Memorial 5K -38:39
10/11/08 World Wide Festival of Races 5k -35:40:45 My PB!!
10/18/08 Big Woods Run 5k - 39:46 :(
11/09/08 www.runday.com 5k - 37:07 :(


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10/22/08 1:28 P

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It's a race you do on your own or with other runners...you also get to chose the charity of your choice, trusting that you will make a donation. This is like doing your own little charity run. Take a photo of you in your shirt and send it their way and they'll post it on the site.

HAPPY RUNNING!
Nancy




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10/22/08 10:56 A

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wait... I was looking at the website and I'm a little confused. do you have to create a race in your area? or can you just go out and run by yourself? (the whole downloadable bib thing is throwing me off) and when they say donate to a charity... does that mean you're supposed to raise $ or are you just donating your $17.99?

"Less than one-tenth of 1% of the world's population has ever dared to run a distance of a 1/2 marathon or greater."

"In the midst of regular life, running is the touchstone that breathes adventure into my soul."

"My sport is your sport's punishment."

"Don't put off till tomorrow what you can do today" one of my great grandmother's favorites

"Life is a verb." -Yoovie


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Nope...They will let you register almost right up to the day. It is a FANTASTIC event and for some great causes, too. I think we should make Sandy our race director...emoticon

HAPPY RUNNING!
Nancy




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10/22/08 7:02 A

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I want to do this! Is it too late to register?


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LIVELOVELAUGH-
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10/21/08 10:56 P

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This is so neat! Yes, I'm going to definitely do this!! Thanks for posting!

Lana

Changes are best made when we are aware of the need, recognize the process necessary, and focus on one-step-at-a-time.

Energy goes where attention flows.


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Yes, you run it on your own. You can dedicate it to whom ever you want and pledge money to the charity of your choice. I dedicated my run to my two kids. I pray that they never deal with obesity as I have. I am pledging money to the pre-school that they both went to since they helped us build a foundation of learning for the kids. My t-shirt arrived within about 2 weeks of registration. Should be a fun run!

"Such a time as This" (Esther 4:14)

8/23/08 Officer Shawn Silvera Memorial 5K -38:39
10/11/08 World Wide Festival of Races 5k -35:40:45 My PB!!
10/18/08 Big Woods Run 5k - 39:46 :(
11/09/08 www.runday.com 5k - 37:07 :(


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LIVELOVELAUGH-
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This sounds interesting. My stepfather just passed away last Thursday and it would be nice to dedicate it to him. I checked out the website already. Is this a run you do on your own and they send you the shirt? That's what I kind of gathered from reading the site. Neat idea.

Lana

Changes are best made when we are aware of the need, recognize the process necessary, and focus on one-step-at-a-time.

Energy goes where attention flows.


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Sandy,

I did it last year and I am doing again this year. Last year I ran with my running group, however this year I am running solo. Love the t-shirts and can't wait to run a great cause...The Union Gospel Mission.

HAPPY RUNNING!
Nancy




SANDY0524
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Is anyone else out there running on world run day November 9th? I have signed up and pledged money to the charity of my choice. In fact I have my tshirt already. I just wondered if anyone else would be 'virtually' running with me.

Check it out and join me! www.runday.com

"Such a time as This" (Esther 4:14)

8/23/08 Officer Shawn Silvera Memorial 5K -38:39
10/11/08 World Wide Festival of Races 5k -35:40:45 My PB!!
10/18/08 Big Woods Run 5k - 39:46 :(
11/09/08 www.runday.com 5k - 37:07 :(


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