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Shout Out Saturday (3/16/13)

Marathoner grabbing water

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Tomorrow is the big day – 3/17/13. It’s the date I’ve had circled on my calendar since I started training in December. At 7:00 AM the gun will sound and I’ll run in the Georgia Publix Half-Marathon in downtown Atlanta. My goals for the year included running an officially timed half-marathon in under two hours. My training has gone well and my body feels really good heading into the race.  One thing that broke in my favor is that the weather has turned warmer that last couple of days. I’ll be looking at morning temperatures in the 50s instead of the 30s. Nice!

You never know what will happen on race day but I’m predicting I’m going to CRUSH my goal. I’ll tweet-out how I did after the race tomorrow and give the full details in next Tuesday’s post.

Now, on to some awesome articles from this week. Enjoy your weekend!

Ask the Reader: Would You Give Your Child a Credit Card? at Get Rich Slowly

5 Reasons I’m Killing My Mortgage at Club Thrifty

Your Kid Does Not Need a New Car at Out of Your Rut

Buying a House Tips at Making Sense of Sense

Too Focused on Money and Losing Focus on Enjoyment? at Debt Roundup

How to Select an Investment Property at KrantCents

Motivation: Words of Wisdom from Paul Milligan at The Frugal Farmer (Paul Milligan is a Christian finance teacher)

Is Fake It Until You Make It A Good Strategy? at Yakezie (about building authority in your field as a beginning writer)

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  1. Good luck in the race tomorrow, I think you will do well. Thank you for including my post, it is much appreciated.

  2. krantcents says

    Tomorrow is the Los Angeles Marathon too! Good luck. Thanks for the links, I a m in good company.

  3. Enjoyed reading the, Should you Fake it until you make it post and comments over at Yakezie. Thanks for bringing that post to my attention.

  4. Financial Black Sheep says

    Good Luck on running! Just a little jealous running and in Atlanta at that. Just visited in February and fell in love with the area. I hope to visit again soon 🙂

  5. Laurie @thefrugalfarmer says

    Thanks for the shout out, Brian. Good luck on the race – looking forward to hearing the results!

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