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Comment by Jerry Nairn on December 31, 2011 at 8:42pm

Happy New Year all! Please go out and represent.

Comment by acidrock23 on December 31, 2011 at 11:20am

Re "not having diabetes", I suspect that a lot of "straight" people without diabetes would benefit from having a CGM when they are training as a "bonkometer"?

Comment by offroadaction on December 31, 2011 at 10:47am

Happy holidays everyone! I have decided to run 40kms to celebrate my 40th birthday on April 1, along with a few halves throughout the year. A bunch of crazy Canadians are coming down to run a half in Napa Valley, CA in July. Anyone else doing it?

Comment by Mike on December 31, 2011 at 10:41am

one more thing - I wish us all a year of easy BG control so we can run as if we don't have diabetes

Comment by Mike on December 31, 2011 at 10:40am

I ran my last 2011 run on Friday - 15 miles. It was terrible. Hope 2012 runs are better.
I'll be running my first marathon of 2012 in a week and a half. Hope to break all my PR this year and maybe even fit 3 marathons in.
Good luck to all of you and thanks for all your help and support
Happy New Year!!!

Comment by acidrock23 on December 31, 2011 at 10:31am

Definitely happy running to everyone! I just got back from the last run of 2011 and am looking forward to a fun year of it in 2012 and hope that everyone else stays healthy, has smooth BG management and PRs all over the place!

Comment by Brian on December 31, 2011 at 9:23am

Happy running in 2012! I'm might try for my first triathlon this year. We'll see...
I tend to sink in water! Happy new year!

Comment by Mari on December 30, 2011 at 11:17am

Hi all! If any of you want a run coach who works with a diabetes sports educator and nutrition expert, well, please check out TeamWILD Run programs! Here's the link... http://teamwild.org/teams/run-training-programs-marathon-halfmarath... I am the director of TeamWILD... and I started TeamWILD because I wanted an integrated approach for myself as an athlete with diabetes... now TeamWILD has a staff of 16 and we are going big in 2012. Programs are on discount right now... 30% off!!!! Be fit, be amazing! GoWILD!

Comment by Kasey on December 30, 2011 at 9:53am

Hi everyone! Very new to this blog - but I just wanted to say that I ran my second marathon this past fall and its very conformting to know that there are other people out there doing the same things I am :) Im looking forward to hear about your racing adventures!!

Comment by Mike on December 30, 2011 at 6:48am

Thanks - I will look into the Chomps but not for this marathon. I'm not going to do anything new at this point.

 

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