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Be My Valentine...come run with me

This morning my three Valentines worked together to allow me to sleep until 7:30. Valentine's Day made.

After I finally rolled out of bed, my girls got their Valentine's surprises, followed by pink heart pancakes. Then while The Princess partied it up at preschool, Bean and I took advantage of the amazing weather with an outside run. I couldn't have asked for more perfect weather. Upper 40s, sunshine and a light breeze. Capris and a long-sleeve shirt (that could have easily been replaced by short sleeves and arm warmers). The ear covering headband came off after a mile, and the gloves never left their spot in the stroller. If there is somewhere that has weather like this year-round, I want to live there.

Can you imagine racing in that kind of weather? Too good to be true. But maybe I'll get lucky with a few of my upcoming races.

And speaking of upcoming races, who wants to run the South Valley Half Marathon with me? If you just screamed "me, me, me" at your computer, I have good news. I have one free South Valley Half race entry to give to one lucky reader. So enter to win, and then come run with me on August 20, 2011. Here's how you have up to four opportunities to enter to win a free entry to the race:

  1. Become a follower of this blog and let me know in a separate comment that you follow. (required)

  2. "Like" South Valley Half Marathon on Facebook and leave me another comment letting me know you did.

  3. Post this giveaway on your Facebook page and/or blog and tell me about it! One entry for each.
I will announce the winner of the free race entry next Monday, February 21.

And last, but not least, you can now buy a RUNNERD sticker!! I think I finally figured out how to set things up (thanks Mike), so get your runnerd on by clicking here or visit the Shop link at the top of my blog.


  1. They are so stinking cute! Happy Valentines to you!!!

  2. Well darn! Unfortunately most of my travel budget is going toward Hawaii this year. Maybe next year!

  3. OOh, I soo would love to run this with you! And I live up in Davis county, so it is totally doable for me :)

    I follow as Chris

  4. I'd love to do this would be my first half! Pick me! I follow your blog!

  5. Just became a follower. I'm so excited to find another runner in Salt Lake City.

  6. Hi!
    I just became a new follower! This half looks great!

  7. Just 'liked' on FaceBook too, thanks!

  8. I do! I do! I follow you! And I'm so happy about your runnerd stickers!

  9. I'm posting about it on my blog!

  10. "ME ME ME!" politely screams Farrah! PS: Your blog is amazing. You are giving SUAR a run for her money. PPSS: Please don't read my blog... it sucks.

  11. I would love to do it! I've been dying to do another half marathon but they're so darn pricey!
    -Starving student

  12. I've been eyeing this race. I'm now a follower of your blog.

  13. I already "like" South Valley Half on Facebook. Thanks!

  14. Liked SVHM on FB! We're moving to CO so I would love this!

  15. Yikes! is it too late to enter? I'm following you, Sista! ;)

  16. I "like" South Valley Half on FB :)

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  18. Sorry-I double posted about the FB post-I'm just so giddy about the chance to run this race, and run it for FREE! I meant to post to let you know I linked to the giveaway on my blog (
    Thanks for the chance to run my first half!


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