Five Things Friday

1. Travel for Philly Marathon is FINALLY booked & I couldn’t be happier about it! I researched like a madwoman for the past few months, determined to find the absolute best deal on an airfare + hotel package. In the end, Expedia HOOKED IT UP!

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I found a sweet deal on an awesome hotel. If I booked through the hotel website – $299/night. Through a link on the Philly Marathon website with a special runner discount – $219/night. In combination with 2 round-trip airline tickets – $95/night.img_901

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And airfare didn’t even cost me an arm & a leg, despite the fact it’s the weekend before Thanksgiving: less than $300 each! That, my friends, is what you call a STEAL.

2. I was able to get tickets to Jason Aldean & Luke Bryan in San Diego. Okay, this doesn’t sound like a huge deal, but Jason Aldean sold out his last two shows fairly quickly: one in four minutes, one in THIRTY SECONDS. Needless to say, I was doing the constant-refresh until the clock hit noon today when tickets went on sale.529010_10100148783538725_1925781392_n

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3. I’m kind of obsessed with my running playlist as of late.

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Can’t get enough of Flo Rida’s new album, especially “Run” featuring RedFoo (from LMFAO). It makes you want to (this is shocking, I know) RUN.

4. I bought another pair of Pro Compression socks. Yes, another.

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What? I have to be properly decked out to watch the Olympics!

5. I am super ridiculously excited for the Olympics.

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Obviously most looking forward to the Track & Field events, followed by women’s gymnastics. We have a pretty stellar team this year – can’t wait to see everyone kill it in London! Let’s go Team USA!!

What are you excited about today?

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7 Comments

  1. I’m excited to possibly see you in TX! Still trying to work out the details of when/where I’ll be in Austin. 🙂

  2. that hotel looks really cool! i bet it’s beautiful inside! PRO COMPRESSION SOCKS ARE THE BOMB. i have pink, am waitttttting for the day they come out with purple! love that you have alex clare on your playlist–that whole album is fantastic!

  3. I love my compression socks! I have 3 pair. My favorite ones are hot pink and black. Ow ow!

  4. runningonwaffles

    I can’t believe the deal you got on a hotel for Philly!!!! We’re going to rent a car and drive up so now you have me thinking about looking for any combo packages that way…I’ve just been looking for hotels so far. I did reserve a room through the race website but am hoping to cancel that one if I can find a better deal!

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