Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Meeting Ryan and Sara Hall

That's what I'll be doing in two weeks! Ryan and Sara Hall are coming to one of the local (ok...more like quasi-local) running stores to run with the weekend fun run group and then sign autographs afterward! Seriously, my excitement can't be contained.

I haven't decided if I'm going to actually do the run, but I'm definitely going to go for the autograph portion and the meet and greet.

I was thinking about having him sign the shoes I ran my first marathon in. Is that weird? Is it weird that I still have those shoes? I can't imagine throwing them out. I'm just sentimental like that.

So it's like Christmas is coming early for me. Of course the line of people to meet them will probably be ridiculously long, but whatever it will be worth it.

In other news, I rocked a solid four miler on the dreadmill last night. First two miles at 9:13, third mile at 8:34 (What when did I get fast?) last mile at 9:13. Granted it was on the treadmill and not outside with hills and such, but still those are mile splits I'm quite happy with.

I'm heading home to PA tomorrow morning for Turkey Day! I'm so, so soooo excited to be going home. I'm hoping the weather is decent because I want to run every day I'm there on my favorite routes. I love running in PA. It's really peaceful and serene where I live. I'm also really excited to see my family and to get together with some of my friends from high school that I haven't seen since this summer.

Not sure how often I will be blogging when I'm home, so before I leave I just wanted to wish you all a very happy, healthy and safe Thanksgiving!


RunToTheFinish said...

ohh how very neat to meet them!! I would totally figure out a way to be there.

Seriously I run slower on the treadmill, so kudos to you for the speed. Have a gerat time with the fam!! I've never been to PA but here it's beautiful

Carolina John said...

have a great thanksgiving Jess!

it would be totally cool to run with ryan hall. and that is some good speed on the treadmill last night. i did the same thing.

Running Diva Mom said...

That would be very cool to meet them and I think that's a fabulous idea to have them sign your shoes!!! Really neat -- you should do it! Post all about it. Happy Thanksgiving!

Wes said...

Happy Thanksgiving! Way to rock the mill!!

Melissa said...

I hope you have a great trip! Bank up lots of points for the Bootie Buster Challenge!!

Jess said...

That's so cool that you get to meet the Halls. Rip out a Nissan ad from RW and bring that with you to have Ryan sign!

Amber (Girl with the red hair) said...

You should DEFINITELY join in on the run! When will you ever get that chance again?

And not at all weird that you saved your old shoes. I plan on doing the exact same thing when I run my first marathon!

Susan said...

So jealous! I would definitely hop in on the run...I'm sure they won't be dropping six minute miles or anything!

lindsay said...

dude how awesome! get everything signed!! i still have every pair of shoes i've run in since junior year of college ('04-'05) so....... yeah. doesn't sound pathetic to me :)

hope you had a good thanksgiving!

Staci Dombroski said...

Great job on the treadmill! I hate getting on that thing! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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