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I have just a minute before my girls wake from their naps, but I have been thinking about my marathon (of course) and the keys to my success as a first timer. I could have spent hours researching marathons and how to train for them, but I never would have found the priceless, real-world advice and experiences I received from all of you, my friends in the blogging and running communities. I just want to say thank you! I know I would not have made it to the finish without your experiences, knowledge and inspiration pushing me along!!


(Don't mind the little person or boxes of
Halloween decorations in the background!)


In other news, I won Run DMT's giveaway for a shirt from Running Chics. I chose a cute long sleeve thermal shirt, and finally had a chance to wear it now that it finally feels like fall. I just wanted to share a picture of the shirt and tell you it is awesome! It's especially nice because I really feel like a Running Chic these days!

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  1. Cute shirt! Isn't the blog world so super supportive? I love it!

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  2. Yes you are a CHIC! And a MArathon Chic at that. Hugs to you and your little person in the background..

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  3. The running/blogging community is a great one right? I don't know how I would've gone this far with out everyone either. Congrats again girl on the marathon. Virgin Marathoner NO MORE!!!!

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  4. I agree with you and the red head... What would I do without all of my running blogging buddies?!?! The rest of my world just doesn't understand.... you know what... I am inspired to blog about this topic... thanks for the inspiration!! MUAH!
    P.S. Congratulations on winning the giveaway!! Isn't that an awesome feeling?! Wear it proudly you chic sister you!!

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  5. The shirt looks lovely! And that's saying something because I find it real hard to find nice running clothes in autum and winter.

    It's so much easier to look hot during Summer.

    http://www.momshomerun.blogspot.com

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