Monthly Archives: October 2011

We’re Hitting The Road

Samantha and I (Heather) will be hitting the road at the end of October and through to early December to spread the word about the Inaugural San Luis Obispo Marathon + Half. We’re excited to travel to some great Marathons and Half Marathons so we can meet you all face-to-face. So, here is our schedule. If you are participating in any of these events, come say “hi.” Look for our green and blue pop-up, it’s pretty groovy. We just might have a …

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100 Year Old Completes Toronto Marathon

AWESOME! Can you imagine yourself running at 100 years old? I’m 50 (Heather), half Fauja Singh’s age and I work hard to complete a half marathon. This is so inspirational. Whenever I complain about training, or anything else for that matter, I am going to look at a picture of Fauja and shut my mouth. He is the attitude, ‘I can do anything’ personified. Running is such an every person’s sport, all you need is a pair of good shoes and a …

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Take The Train

Recently, I (Heather) participated in the Disney Half Marathon in Anaheim with Team In Training. I was contemplating driving, but then someone suggested I take the train. I thought it was a great idea. I remember going on a train trip across the country when I was 7 years old with my family. To this day (and it has been many years) I still remember the stops we made, especially in New Mexico where some native Indians were on the platform …

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Athletes For A Fit Planet

Since the San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K races fall on Earth Day, we thought it only appropriate that we take measures to leave as small a footprint as we can on our Mother Earth. We heard about Athletes For A Fit Planet through a running contact and looked at their requirements to make a Pledge of Sustainability. The pledge requires an event to meet four mandatory points and choose six elective points. …

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