46 responses

  1. Michelle @ A Healthy Mrs
    February 23, 2014

    What a great medal — congrats on a great race!

    Also, Kelly is super cute in her “Running for Two” shirt! She looks great! 🙂
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  2. Jen
    February 23, 2014

    Florida seems to have a lot of great races! I need to move out there….any need for teachers?

  3. Amanda Elizabeth
    February 23, 2014

    I love the Gasparilla Medals it is my most favorite one! I agree though it is so congested in the beginning. Your sister is the cutest thing! I absolutely love that shirt. Congratulations on finishing under your time!
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  4. Laura
    February 23, 2014

    Sounds like such a fun race, love the medals! And Kelly is too cute!
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  5. Caroline
    February 23, 2014

    I love your sister’s shirt! I definitely would’ve teared up hearing that guy talk to his mom a bit. I get really emotional around races anyways, so that would’ve done me in.
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  6. Mo (@rushourunner)
    February 23, 2014

    Congrats on a great race! I love that medal!
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  7. Cecilia @ MommiesRun
    February 23, 2014

    Great race! I’m sorry you had some tummy troubles. I love that your playlist had Glee versions of songs! And Disney! Looks a lot like my playlists
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  8. Jessica
    February 23, 2014

    Great race!

    How is your sister feeling so far? She looks great! You both do.

  9. Lisa @ runnermamablogger
    February 23, 2014

    What a great post. I loved following your run and I felt like I was part of the race. Your sister is so cute. I love the shirt you got her. It is awesome. Great time!
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  10. Sara @ LovingOnTheRun
    February 23, 2014

    Wow great job! I love those running for two tank tops – you better bet I will be ordering one of those when I am pregnant one day 🙂
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  11. Heather
    February 23, 2014

    Congrats on a tough race! That medal is the best I’ve ever seen. Also love the shirt you got for your sister.
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  12. Mary
    February 24, 2014

    That medal is awesome! So lovely and at the same time so sad about the guy infront of you. I would have teared up as well. Love the top Kelly is wearing. 🙂
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  13. Runner Girl Eats
    February 24, 2014

    Congrats on beating your goal! And your sister is the cutest pregnant lady in the world.
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  14. Abi@AbsofSteel
    February 24, 2014

    yay, under 2:00, congrats!! Your sister and her shirt are adorable 🙂
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  15. Courtney
    February 24, 2014

    Congrats on another great race! I volunteered on Saturday at the race, distributing vendor products. Despite the yucky weather (rain included), I had a blast. We went through several thousand products; I don’t think I’ve ever been involved in a race that big.

    Kelly is looking fantastic! I hope she is having a wonderful pregnancy. 🙂

  16. Sarahf
    February 24, 2014

    Congratulations on a great race! Your sister looks amazing, I love the shirt! I would have teared up at the guy running for his Mom. We have a race in the UK called Race for Life, in aid of cancer research. Do you have it in the US? It’s a women only race, and runners wear a bib on the back with the name of the person they’re running for on it, it’s a really emotional race, but such a good one.

  17. Elizabeth {Positively Healthy}
    February 24, 2014

    I love that medal! Great job on the race and meeting your goal!! I love the shirt you got Kelly, so cute!

  18. Shannon
    February 24, 2014

    Congrats on a great run!! That medal is SO neat! I would definitely sign up for this run in the future. What a funky name too 🙂
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  19. Lesley
    February 24, 2014

    That medal is awesome! That’s gotta be the best medal design I’ve seen.
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  20. Christina
    February 24, 2014

    6 am is too earlyyyyyy.
    Good job on the race!

  21. Melissa @Tryingtoheal
    February 24, 2014

    I remember when we ran it in 2009, and Ashley was there too! Ah, so long ago…
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  22. EB @ Running on E
    February 24, 2014

    Congrats on the sub-2. The medal is awesome! There were so many good races in Florida this weekend, it was hard to pick. I was over at 26.2 with Donna and it was a blast, though pretty humid too!
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  23. Natalie @ Free Range Human
    February 24, 2014

    Great job! I ran my first half yesterday, and I definitely saw a few inspiring signs and T-shirts on people running. It’s hard not to get emotional!
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  24. Rachel O
    February 24, 2014

    How do you like the Gatorade chews? I’m looking for a new fuel. I’ve bought GU (can’t handle the texture) and Shot Bloks (haven’t tried yet).

  25. Ashley
    February 24, 2014

    Way to pull through in tough conditions — seriously heat kills me more than probably any other element. It’s just impossible.

    And seriously, could your sister look any more adorable? She is the definition of glowing!

  26. Kelly @ Kelly the Culinarian
    February 24, 2014

    Those medals are quite impressive!
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  27. Allison
    February 24, 2014

    Great job! And Kelly is too cute! 🙂

  28. Olivia
    February 24, 2014

    I ran it & really wish I knew you were =/
    My friend & I are running the BDR half this weekend as well.
    We ran the 10k BDR a couple of weeks ago =/
    I KEEP MISSING YOU LADY!
    Awesome run yesterday!! I finished at 2:13:20 which was a PR =)

    Olivia

  29. Jen @ Pretty Little Grub
    February 24, 2014

    Reading about that guy with the t-shirt made me tear up! I probably would have lost it if I was running and saw him. That’s so amazing.
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  30. Martina @ snapshotsandwhatnots
    February 24, 2014

    Coolest medal ever! And congrats on the sub 2 hour time that is so impressive!!!
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  31. Kathleen
    February 24, 2014

    Totally want to run this one now!! My list for future races is getting longer and longer 🙂
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  32. Aishah @ Coffee, Love, Health
    February 24, 2014

    Her top is SO cute!! Great choice, auntie 😉
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  33. Chelsea @ Designs on Dinner
    February 24, 2014

    So many things to love about this post! That bit with the guy running for his mom almost made me tear up.

    And Kelly looks absolutely amazing. Love her shirt!
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  34. Sara@RunningInPinkProject
    February 24, 2014

    Gasparilla is on my one day someday list! Congrats!
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  35. Paula @ Eat: Watch: Run
    February 24, 2014

    Michelle and I are running BDR next weekend too. We’ll have to look for you!
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  36. Blizz @ Sweaty Confetti
    February 24, 2014

    I moved away from Tampa a few months ago. I always wanted to do Gasparilla, at least the 5K. Congrats on another half for the books!

  37. Kim
    February 25, 2014

    Awww Kelly looks awesome, I miss reading her blog! Congrats on the race 🙂

  38. Summer
    February 25, 2014

    I always love your race recaps!

  39. Stuti
    February 25, 2014

    Congrats on the race! It sounds like you guys have awesome races in Florida, I may need to come down and visit and run a couple!

    Your blog is awesome and has really motivated me to start eating well and running again, thank you! Looking forward to reading some more awesomeness!
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  40. Jenn@Mark My Mile!
    February 26, 2014

    So excited to be moving half time to tampa!!! Can’t wait for warmer running weather!!!
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  41. Samantha Angela
    February 26, 2014

    Congratulations on your race! It looks like a really fun time 🙂
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  42. Dawn
    February 27, 2014

    Congrats on the pancakes!!! (And the race too). I joined audiobooks.com with the thought that I would listen to books while running. Any reommendations?

  43. Scooby
    February 27, 2014

    What a cool lookin’ medal! I have some nice ones but i admit, that one puts mine to shame! Congrats on the sub 2:00 :0)
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  44. Tom
    March 1, 2014

    Cool medal! Great job on breaking two hours!

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