Monday, November 8, 2010

ING 2010 Marathon & Nissan Leaf

This weekend has been so crazy but crazy GOOD!!!!

It all started on Saturday afternoon when Missy and I attended the Marathon Expo.


Nissan invited both of us and fellow bloggers Jess, Lauren, Patty, and Tracy to learn more about the Nissan Leaf and enjoy some pre marathon festivities…


First we learned about the Nissan Leaf…


Here are some things I learned about the Leaf…

  • 100% electric - no gas required
  • Zero tailpipe emissions/Zero Emissions Vehicle
  • partially recycled light gray cloth seat fabric
  • range - 100 miles/charge based upon US EPA LA4 City cycle2
  • speeds up to 90 mph
  • 5 passengers, 5 doors

We were also lucky enough to meet Olympic/ Marathon runner Ryan Hall!!!!!!!! Who was super nice!!!!!

DSCN6054 DSCN6055 

Totally unrelated…if you are an avid So You Think You Can Dance viewer, you might recognize this guy! I couldn't help but take a picture with him!


After the Expo, we all went to Strala Yoga for a private yoga session with Michael Taylor (husband of Tara Stiles). He was such a great teacher!

DSCN6082 DSCN6084

This class was amazing!!!!!! I usually do yoga at home but after this class, I realized how much I have missed the class setting…I think I will be going back for more!!!!!!!

After the Yoga Class we were whisked away to Central Park for the Pre Marathon Dinner!!!!!!!!


  DSCN6099 DSCN6107

I can’t even describe the energy in this room…

AND just when I thought things could not any better…Nissan Supplied us with Bleacher seating at the Finale of the Marathon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This was such a great day and I owe it all to Nissan!!!!! Thank you for providing us with all these wonderful things!


Sunday Morning I woke up and I kid you not, it felt like Christmas morning!!!!!!

I had two passes to the Marathon so I decided to bring my boy…



Missy also had tickets so we all went together….


We arrived in Central Park, and I jumped around like a little girl!


I even spotted the Dominican Flag!


We found our seats and then enjoyed the pre-marathon entertainment…

DSCN6142DSCN6139  DSCN6145 DSCN6154 DSCN6170 He did this with one leg!!!!!!!

Then everyone started to arrive!!!!!

First the Wheelchair contestants arrived at the finish line…


DSCN6191 DSCN6196

Then the elite women made their way down to the finish line!!!!!

  DSCN6208 DSCN6212 DSCN6213 DSCN6221DSCN6223 DSCN6232DSCN6233DSCN6241DSCN6244   

And then the elite men!!!!!

DSCN6250 DSCN6252 DSCN6256 DSCN6259 DSCN6263 DSCN6266 DSCN6270 DSCN6272 DSCN6276 DSCN6278 



And then the waves of people came!

DSCN6334DSCN6317 DSCN6320 DSCN6322 DSCN6325  DSCN6337 DSCN6338 DSCN6340

I never cheered so much in my life!


Ayer  was such a wonderful day!!!!! and It only reminded me how much I love to run! This morning it was windy, raining, and hailing…and all I wanted to do was put on my sneakers and RUN! AND I DID!

I don’t know if I am on a runners high but I want to do the 2012 marathon!!!!!!


5 Tips To Get Over Your Gym Fears...

Recently my friend mentioned that when she watches my vlogs, she wishes that she could go to the gym and do similar workouts but she is ...