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I'm So Excited (but I didn't add that song to my playlist)

I have crazy butterflies today. I am so excited for the blogger/runner meet-up tonight. And I am more excited for this race than I have been about a race in a long time. I don't know if it's because I ran it last year and finally broke two hours on a half or if it's because I know so many people running, but I can hardly contain myself. That is why I am blogging instead of napping. I knew it was pointless to try and sleep when all I would do is waste time thinking about tomorrow.

As far as tomorrow goes, I already picked up my packet and have my race day outfit selected. I'll be sporting a pink shirt, just as an FYI. My goal is a PR, which means faster than 1:57:18. The course is downhill and they changed it just a little from last year so there isn't an uphill during the last mile this time. I feel pretty good about it. Oh, and I'd like to not puke after I finish, but that isn't exactly a goal.

I'm excited to run with the help of some new tunes too, thanks to all of you. Here's what I added to my playlist:

  • Enter Sandman - Metallica

  • River Deep, Mountain High - Glee

  • Rolling in the Deep - Adele

  • More - Usher

  • Pokerface - Lady Gaga

  • Magic - B.o.B

  • Walk - Foo Fighters

  • Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO

  • Ray of Light - Madonna

  • Spotlight - MuteMath

  • The Middle - Jimmy Eat World

  • Man on the Moon - MJ*

  • Remember the Name - Fort Minor*

  • Pressure - Billy Joel*

  • Big Girls Are Best - U2*

  • Elevation - U2*

  • When Love Comes to Town - U2*

  • Desire - U2*

(* Songs I already owned)

Good luck to all the Utah Valley Half and Full Marathon bloggers/runners out there!!


  1. You've got lots of goodies on your playlist! have a blast at the meet up and go rock that race!

  2. I know you will get that PR!! You totally have it. It was so great to meet you tonight. You are absolutely adorable and your kids are about the cutest things alive.

    Good Luck!!!!! And remember to have fun! OH and wait for me at the finish.

  3. LOVED meeting you tonight! you are amazing! good luck in the am. Pulling for you and will be thinking about you on your way to that PR!

  4. I can't believe you are going to come back and cheer me in at the finish! Thank you so much! my husband will be at the aid station still so there won't be anyone else there to share a sweaty hug with. :) I wanted to do the blogger meet up but we were having dinner with Sam from Operation Jack. I won't miss the next one. I guarantee! See you tomorrow!!

  5. Good luck! I'm totally jealous of your meetup, too!

  6. I am sure you will get your PR on the distance.
    Good luck.

  7. Now that is one awesome playlist! I am going to have to get it.

  8. Ooh, that's a great list! I'm gonna steal a few of these!


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