Race for Recovery – the numbers

Becky in front of a damaged home on Staten Island

I decided to break the Race for Recovery down by the numbers – I’ve seen this method used several times recently in blog posts and really love the style!

Don’t forget to check out photos of all the runners who participated!

I just want to say THANK YOU one last time to everyone who supported this virtual race – the generous companies that donated, the companies who helped promote the race, and all of the runners who donated and raced.  I’m still amazed at how much money was raised and how many giving people participated!  Hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season!

10,895 – dollars raised

2,627 – dollar value of prizes 

1,350 – dollars raised by grand prize winner Chris M

725.4 – miles run 

357 – people donated

272 – runners participated

157 – results entered – FULL list of participant finish times can be found here -> Race Results

112 – runners completed 5k

88 – pictures of participants – the FULL album can be found here -> http://facebook.com/pages/nycrunningmama

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    Women’s Running: Blogger on the Run + a Great Week of Pregnant Running (23 weeks)

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    I’m excited and honored to announce that I am featured on Women’s Running today as their Blogger on the Run.  I’ve been a fan of Women’s Running for a long time and am loving their new blog and especially their 50 days of giveaways.   Today is Day 23 – readers who comment on today’s post will be entered to win 1 of 8 headbands from Bondi Band!  So head over to their site, check out my article, and enter to win a new headband!

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    After last weekend’s Brooklyn Half Marathon DNS, I decided to focus on getting more sleep.  Going to bed after 11pm and trying to get up at 415am to run is not a recipe for success.  This week, I have forced myself to bed by 9pm – regardless of what I’m in the middle of…and guess what?  Getting up to the alarm at 415 is slowly getting easier and easier.  I have more energy, I am focused, and my belly/baby cooperate for early morning runs:

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