Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Bike Run Yoga...that's my tri 2010 Event Challenge: Commit Today!

2010 Bike Run Yoga Challenge is HERE!! 

Bike Run Yoga…that’s my tri is about being healthy and doing what you love. I personally am not a fan, yet, of swimming so my ideal triathlon would be one where I could Bike, Run and do Yoga. This year, 2009, I challenged myself to complete 12 events in cycling, running or yoga. This was 11 more events than I had done the year before! And I did it! Just this past weekend I ran my 3rd half marathon of the year and it marked the end of my challenge.

Before this year I worked out modestly and had done some cycling and yoga but mostly PAID for yoga memberships and gym memberships with little “attendance.” I sat on the couch after work and watched tv or I would just surf the net all night. I was gaining weight and I had two choices, spend money to get new clothes or get and up and get exercising!

January 2009 started off with attendance at a Team in Training meeting in hopes of learning how to run a 5K and swim enough so I could do a sprint tri. At the meeting I phoned My friend Ginny and she somehow convinced me to run a marathon and that is how this all started.

As 2009 winds down, I’m already looking ahead to 2010 and my new challenge, 24 events in 2010! I’ve got my first one picked out, January 1 I am running the New Years 5K in Dallas, Texas.

Join me in this awesome personal challenge where you are sure to find out many things about yourself, perhaps the most important is that you can do anything you set your mind to. You CAN do it!

2010 Bike Run Yoga Challenge
How to enter:

1.      Post a Comment on this blog that you are committing to the challenge
2.      Follow the Bike Run Yoga blog
  1. Make a commitment to the challenge (this means post a comment here and tell me you are doing the challenge)
  2. Complete 24 events (Tri, duathlon, run, ride, swim, yoga or other organized event)
  3. Must be a finisher at the event (we use the honor system for verification)
  4. Submit your events, email address, full name and shipping address to Bike Run Yoga no later than January 5, 2011
What do you get? 

A free Bike Run Yoga T-shirt with all your events listed on the back. The events will be listed on the back with the name of the event and the event date. It will be custom made for you and shipped to you in 4-6 weeks.

Not enough incentive? 

Get paid to complete events! Buy a Bike Run Yoga T-shirt and wear it at your event. For every picture you send in with a Bike Run Yoga Shirt on and your number, Bike Run Yoga will give you $5. You must complete the Challenge to be eligible and all funds will be paid upon completion of the Challenge. If you wear a Bike Run Yoga T-shirt for all 24 events, you will get $120!

Here is a list of events I’m doing in 2010, it’s not a complete list but I’m working on it!

New Years Day 5K (Run) January 1
Too Cold to Hold 15K (Run) January 17
Big D Climb (Stair Climb) January 30
St. Patty’s Day Dash 5K (Run) March 13
Dallas Rock & Roll Half Marathon (Run) March 14
Tour Dallas (Ride) April 3
Big D ½ Marathon (Run) April 11
Too Hot to Handle 15K (Run) July
Hotter N Hell 100 (Ride) August
Tour Des Fleur's 10K (Run) September
Susan G Komen 5K (Run) October
Texas Yoga Asana Championships
Thundercloud Turkey Trot (Run) November
Mayors 5K (Run) December

Good Luck! I hope you will join me in this awesome challenge!
Questions? click here to email me.

1 comment:

  1. That's quite a challenge! I commend you on your dedication. Have a great year!


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