Like Christmas Morning.

Happy first day of spring! Hopefully you’re able to get out and enjoy some sunshine today.
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I celebrated this morning with 4 miles around my favorite little lake. I kind of never get tired of this view. 
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I’m scaling the miles back this week and doing more cross training since this weekend is one of my favorite races – the Rock n Roll Dallas Half Marathon! It will be my 5th year running it. Should be a good way to round out Sunday funday runday. 
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Also…I don’t think I mentioned it before because my mind is all over the place lately…but those of you that follow me on IG know that I entered the lotto for the Marine Corps Marathon!
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This is the first year they have done the lottery system. I ran this race a couple of years ago and they sold out in RECORD time – 30,000 runners registered in 2 hours and 41 minutes! It was crazy and I was so glad I was by my work computer at the time because my friend and I would not have gotten in. It’s one of the largest marathons in the U.S. and definitely one of the best. 
Yesterday I was so excited because right before I went to lunch I received this email! Just like Christmas morning.
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I am totally looking forward to running in DC! It will be my 3rd time running MCM. 3rd time’s a charm…right? haha, hope so. 
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How are you celebrating the first day of spring today? Do you have any fall marathons lined up? 

31 thoughts on “Like Christmas Morning.

  1. WOO HOO! Congrats on getting in! That’s so exciting! I would love to run a MCM one day, but didn’t enter the lottery this year because it’s too close to the Baltimore marathon. 🙂

    Happy spring to you!

  2. The Marine Corps Marathon is AWESOME!!! My husband did it a few years back and LOVED IT!!! I was there watching and it was definitely an exciting time for everyone!! Congratulations on getting in!!!
    Wow, can’t wait to hear about the Dallas Half!!! Sounds fun!!!

  3. Happy Spring and Congratulations on getting in to MCM! Now, wait, was it always a lottery marathon??? I thought it wasn’t… I should have ran Chicago (I was registered for the 10/10/10 Chicago marathon but then I found out I was pregnant with Lili and that was all new to me) before it became a lottery race. OKAY, So let me know how/when I go about finding someone to transfer their bib over. XO

    • Look on their website they should have info on the transfer bib situation. One of my running buds did that 2 years ago and it seemed to work out well. I hope you do run it! And yes this is the first year they are doing the lottery.

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