Friday, December 6, 2013

(3 things) Nike Women's DC, Branding and Peppermint flavor!


For the few minutes you are here visiting my end of the information highway, let's pretend it's Thursday ;) because WOW has this week flown! 


The Nike Women's DC Half lottery happened this week. I was super excited when I saw the charge on my credit card- until I realized I didn't budget for all that money to be taken out. Ouch! There had better be a Tiffany's necklace at that finish line, is all I'm saying. I've been lusting after those necklaces since I started running; and I knew there was a reason I didn't splurge on one to commemorate NYCM (although, I ran the freakin' NYCM! I want a Tiffany apple!. .. when I have money again). Moving on. Our group registration name was Team Mean Girls and we are already discussing costume options. When this photo was brought up:

I knew we were all kindred spirits!

Fun Trivia- do you know what Nike Women's and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party (at least it's awesome new logo) have in common?


A rockstar designer
I'm a huge fan of this lady's work, so no wonder I fell in love with both designs without even knowing who designed it. 


Speaking of being poor, another reason that I am right now keeps haunting me through the mail: Thanks, Cyber Monday. But my favorite purchase? (2) 8 packs of Peppermint Stick flavored Gu. Why isn't Peppermint-flavor a permanent seasonal flavor?! I'm looking at you Clifbar; bring it back and no one gets hurt!

What's up in your world?

10 comments:

  1. Congrats on getting in the Nike half! What is a Tiffany's Apple? I wanted to purchase some peppermint Gu with an online order I made last week but it was out of stock, so I went with the vanilla bean. I hope that one is good! I would have loved to try the peppermint clif bar! I love peppermint and gingerbread flavored stuff this time of year!

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    1. Sorry not to be clear. Tiffany and Co. does special commemorative items for the NYCM and one of them is a charm in the shape of an apple with the race logo on it.

      Peppermint is my favorite but it looks like it was just a last season thing. #annoyed.

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  2. Congrats on getting into the Nike Half! I'm sort of regretting now entering the lottery...maybe next year!

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    1. Thanks! Fingers crossed for next year.

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  3. Congrats on getting into the NWHM - I was accepted too! I was more excited than I've been in a LONG time when I got that email - yay!

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    1. Thanks, Stephanie! I know the feeling!

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  4. Congratulations! I really wanted to do this race, but 4 Half marathons in 4 months would probably be a bit much for me.

    Congratulations again and good luck! :)

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    1. That sounds like my schedule! I have 6 in 6 months. . . opps!

      Thank you :)

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