6'0 tall, former athlete, mother of 3, struggling to keep up on the RUN of daily life.

Friday, December 18, 2009

High Five Friday

No running today as a lunch holiday work party takes up my time. But I am HOPING to get a LONG run in with Zoe and finish off my Goal!! Muscle Man found a Tour the Lights FREE 5K Fun Run on Monday, I am EXCITED!!

Next week the Format for High Five Friday will be a little different.. It is Christmas so who is going to read anyway?? LOL!! Remember this post (HERE)? Well I will be using your answers to do a 2009 Bloggy Pack Member High Five Wrap up. If you do not want to be included please let me know..and if you do want to be included please leave a comment letting me know what you accomplished in 2009 which earned you a HIGH FIVE.
  • High FIVE Racing and Events:
Frayed Laces- Ultra
April- Rudolf Run 5K
Rachael- 10K
*I know there are more, let me know and I will TRY to link you in ASAP.
  • High FIVE Thank You's:
Alisa- For the Book I won in her Giveaway
Melissa- For the Magazine Subscription I won in her Giveaway
Zoe- For the Christmas Card and for being my running buddy tomorrow. I will email you about the time..
Morgan- For the Christmas Card
TMB- For the Christmas Card
Leana- For the Gift exchange present.
Lacey- For being Awesome and offering me incentive to RUN FAST in 2010!
Go-Lite for some FUN new products!
Gu for tasty holiday flavors.
  • High FIVE Giving Back and Giveaways:
    *Please tell them Tall Mom sent you
Rachael- Runner's Rule Book Ends 12/19
Frayed Laces- Yurbuds Giveaway Ends 12/21
Allie- Handmade Versatile Winter Gear Ends 12.21
Happy Runner- Cans for Comments
Marlene- Cans for Comments
Lisa- Fuel up on Chocolate Ends 12/27
Marcia- Starbucks Gift Card ends 12/18
Casey- Book Giveaway Ends 12/19
Tall Mom- Loose Knits Book ends 12/19
Tall Mom Season of Giveaways stay tuned....
  • WINNER of the Winter Scents Giveaway
Please email me your address
Thanks AGAIN to Janice for hosting.

***If you would like to be added to one of the lists above, or start a new list, let me know and I will LINK you in (as soon as I can).. Also, if you have something coming up for a FUTURE High Five Friday, let me know and I will add it to the Tall Mom calendar….If you give me the info you WILL end up getting a HIGH FIVE or two, or three…

HIGH FIVE it's Friday!!!

What do you need a High Five for Today or for what you have accomplished in 2009???


Manderz said...

My accomplishment for the year was that I finally reached my initial goal of losing 100lbs (I still have more to go) and I ran my first half marathon!

have a great weekend!

Questionably Texan said...

Thanks for doing these High-Fives. It's a great way for me to find new running blogs to read!

Marlene said...


I'm SAD that I'll miss next week, but I'll be sure to think of you while I lounge on the beeach with a strawberry daiquiri. ;)

I'll miss you while I'm gone! Merry Christmas to you and your family!


Melissa said...

I lost 50 pounds and now I RUN!!!!
I need you to let me know what magazine you want!! :) If you want to renew RW, that's cool, just let me know when your sub runs out.

Anonymous said...


in 2009 I started running and now can run a 10K, I lost 20 pounds and I starting blogging and finding wonderful people like YOU!

J said...

In 2009, I PR'ed in a 15k and also finished my college track and field career by setting the Heptathlon school record and going to regionals! It was an exciting year! Weird to think that a year ago I was training for track!

Unknown said...

Just stopping by to say Happy Friday and have a wonderful weekend!

Redhead Running said...

Yay for High Five Friday! HIGH FIVE ALL!!!! :)

Teamarcia said...

Happy holidays Tall Mom! Thanks for all you do!
Wow some awesome accomplishments everybody! WTG!
As for me, beyond my wildest dreams, in 2009 I ran the Boston Marathon! And I managed to requalify--why thank you I'll have another! :-D

Katie A. said...

High Five to everyone! High Five to you MEL! You always are so positive and reassuring - keep it up! Thank you!
I finally hit my 1500 mi goal! And to all you peeps that had PR's, lost the weight and started running! Awesome job! Let's hope for a great 2010!

Suzy said...

High Five everyone!! I'll be here and checking to see what you have in store for your blog.

2009: What a year it has been. I lost 20 pounds,ran my first 10K and first half-marathon. I also finished all my coursework for my master's degree.

Felice Devine said...

Thanks for the High Five -- one right back at ya :-)

Have a good weekend!

Jo Lynn said...

Aron is doing her first trail race with ME tomorrow!

Shellyrm ~ just a country runner said...

In 2009 I ran my 11th marathon and starting seriously running races of shorter distances - halfs to 5ks - to improve my speed (about 3 races a month).

Have a great weekend!

Kerrie said...

I can't believe all I accomplished since JULY! My first 10K and my first HALF MARATHON! And I've dropped three pants sizes, too! And it's because of the amazing support I received from the people around me (bloggy and not-bloggy). So, high five to me and them!

And a special high five to Heather (http://heather-almostrunning.blogspot.com) for suggesting the half and believing I could do it!

Have fun on the Christmas light tour. Sad I can't go. Hope you take pictures!

Anonymous said...

My big accomplishment for 2009...starting to run! In August I could barely run 2 miles and last week I completed my first 10 miler...13.1 here I come!

Rookie on the Run said...

I won? I won! I won! Woo hoo! :D You just made my day!

My accomplishment for 2009: Going from being a running-hater to a running-lover. This year of running has changed me for the better... and I don't mean physically, I mean mentally and emotionally.

The Jesse said...

my accomplishments for 2009 - there are so many! setting new 5k PR's, getting back into running (again), and deciding to and training for my first 1/2 marathon! i cant wait to see what 2010 has in store!

happy holidays!!!

Denise said...

My accomplishments for 2009 worthy of a high 5...5k PR, 5 miler PR, 10 miler PR, half marathon PR and...A Boston Qualifying marathon!! It's been an awesome year! OH crap...and I ran an ultra (50 miles)! How could I forget that?

Anonymous said...

I PRd in every race distance but most specifically I took an hour off my marathon time!

Lisa said...

Thanks for linking to me!

My accomplishment for 2009? The first thing that comes to mind is running my 1st half marathon in Janaury... then finishing 7 more after that for a total of 8 halves completed in 2009!