It’s Official: I’m Headed to Las Vegas!

I realized a few days ago that while I’ve talked about it on Twitter, I’ve never “officially” announced this on my blog: I’m heading to Las Vegas in December to run in the Rock ‘n’ Roll 1/2 Marathon!

As soon as I first heard about a marathon in Vegas that takes you right up and down the strip, I knew I wanted to do it. And then when I found out that there are a bunch of really awesome bloggers that are going to be running it, I knew I had to be there too! I think I may actually be more excited about meeting all these great folks that I am for the actual run itself 🙂

I’m really looking forward to the 1/2 Marathon in Vegas. I’ve got my first 1/2 Marathon coming up in the middle of August right here in Anchorage, which is going to be full of hills and considering the weather we’ve had lately, likely quite rainy. If nothing else, the 1/2 Marathon in Vegas is going to be FLAT. And in December, the weather is likely to be clear and cool, especially since it starts at some ungodly hour like 6am.

For those of you that will be joining the fun in Vegas, I can’t wait to meet all you fabulous people! And for the rest of you, I’m sure we’ll still be thinking of you 🙂

Photo by David Salafia

15 thoughts on “It’s Official: I’m Headed to Las Vegas!

  1. Woo hoo! I’m looking forward to it too. Well, I should say we’re not 100% definite. But we’re like 75% sure. And that’s enough to excite me for now!

  2. Hopefully you’ll be able to make it, I’d love to meet you!

  3. I wish I could be there too!

  4. For as long of a trip as I’ve got from Anchorage, you’ve definitely got me beat 🙂

  5. This is going to be awesome. I wish I could be there with you. You’re going to kick ass in Vegas!

  6. Thanks Tara, I wish you could be there too – I’d love to meet you in person!

  7. Congratulations! I’m excited for you and I wish I could come. You guys are going to kick ass and take names!

  8. YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  9. WOO HOO!

  10. BRANDON.

    I’m going to be there! I need to still get my finals testing schedule, but because I got into an awesome section (only Monday through Thursday classes and only afternoons) it frees up my traveling a LOT. I’m SO EXCITED.

    Will be seeing you there. Going to book my flight early August and will be a brilliant way to end 2010.

  11. Holy crap…drop off the face off the Earth for a few weeks and I miss THIS?! :::cries:::

  12. Envy is a bad thing right? It’s one of those deadly ones too I beat. Oh well I will still be green for awhile but am very happy for YOU!

  13. I’m very jealous. You guys have fun. Maybe a last minute business trip will force me out there.

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