Change of Plans

Combining a recovery week and marathon fever can be a bad combination sometimes.  The urge to run races with lots of free time on my hands – yikes! 

I mentioned in my plans that I was going to run CIM again unless something else came up.  Well that something did. 

I got word of some exciting new plans for a running blogger conference from SkinnyRunner and I had to think twice on my original plans to run CIM again.  I sent an email out to a few of the ladies who were also considering CIM to see what their thoughts were and a few short minutes and 5606803 emails later, the plans had been made.  It was kind of intense. 

Vegas

Watch out Vegas – running bloggers are coming!

I have never really wanted to run this race, but how can I not this year?  RUNNING BLOGGER CONFERENCE?!  Yes please.  Plus it keeps me away from CIM for a year, which was one of my 2011 goals anyways, and it will just be a ton of fun.  Running a marathon at night will be an entirely new experience!

So who else is going to be there?! 

If you are interested at all in attending email skinnyrunnerblog@gmail.com just to say you are interested.  It will help her with the planning – the more that are interested the better it will be!

Hope to see you there!!

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26 Responses to Change of Plans

  1. katie May 9, 2011 at 10:42 am #

    yeah….i’m thinking about running this, too. i thought about signing up when they had super early signup back in march, but decided that was crazy. :)

  2. Melissa May 9, 2011 at 10:42 am #

    My friend and I are planning to be there to run the half.

  3. Paula @ Eat: Watch: Run May 9, 2011 at 10:43 am #

    I’m already registered to run Vegas. I can’t wait! I got in cheap too with the early sign-up. Booyah!

  4. janae@hungryrunnergirl.com May 9, 2011 at 10:45 am #

    Better believe it….I AM THERE and can’t wait to finally meet you!!!

  5. Kerry May 9, 2011 at 11:14 am #

    Maybe this is the marathon for year 26?!?! GREAT incentive!

  6. Adrienne May 9, 2011 at 11:16 am #

    I want to run the night marathon so bad…. but it is one of our busiest times at work….. still trying to see if there is a way to finagle it!

  7. Lynne May 9, 2011 at 11:25 am #

    Yippee!! Vegas is the currently the front runner for a fall travel race for me!

  8. Celia May 9, 2011 at 11:33 am #

    fun!!! i am planning on doing the half!!

  9. Dennis May 9, 2011 at 11:52 am #

    I ran Vegas last year (when it was still a normal morning race), and I had lots of fun. Running up and down the Strip is freaking awesome. And the best part… afterparty at the XS with open bar!!!

  10. Meg May 9, 2011 at 11:58 am #

    I’m already signed up, so a running blog conference is just a super awesome added bonus!

  11. Carlee May 9, 2011 at 12:18 pm #

    Dying to run this one, but I don’t think i can hack it with expenses and the fact that it’s not a time I can take off work :(

  12. Michelle May 9, 2011 at 12:27 pm #

    Woot! I will be there for the half. Can’t wait!

  13. Marlene May 9, 2011 at 1:49 pm #

    Oh man, are you serious? I was sooo tempted by this and now it’s even better with the conference! I don’t think I can make it happen since we’re going to Philly in November, but sooo cool!

  14. Kelly May 9, 2011 at 2:30 pm #

    ooh hmm that does sound interesting! I am going to do some researching… :)

  15. Running Girl May 9, 2011 at 3:07 pm #

    I can’t wait – I’m totally going!

  16. Alicia at Poise in Parma May 9, 2011 at 3:40 pm #

    My Vegas based aunt and uncle are already planning to run the 1/2, so if there’s a race I’m traveling to, it’s going to be that one! Here’s hoping I join you in December!

  17. Sarah May 9, 2011 at 5:38 pm #

    I really wanted to do this (come to the blogger conference) but I’m running Philadelphia 2 weeks before and I live on the East coast :(

  18. Karyn May 9, 2011 at 5:45 pm #

    I’M INTERESTED! vegas was on my list to do last december but i chose to do WR instead. and i need to get nevada at some point….

  19. Ari May 9, 2011 at 6:50 pm #

    Oh that’s so cool, I wish I could go!

  20. skinnyrunner May 9, 2011 at 7:17 pm #

    thanks for the shoutout. its gonna be fun! well, the conference at least. who knows about running a marathon at 4pm?!?!?

  21. Marlene May 10, 2011 at 7:08 am #

    I like Pfitz’s “in between” plans too. Hope it serves you well this time around! I can’t wait to run SF one day.

  22. I want to go for the 1/2 too!

  23. Page May 10, 2011 at 7:32 am #

    See you there roomie!

  24. Susan - Nurse on the Run May 10, 2011 at 11:40 am #

    Ah, this will definitely be tempting!! Not sure how keen I am on running Vegas, but I’ll think about it now…

  25. RoadBunner May 12, 2011 at 1:42 pm #

    Hmm….

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