How was your year of running?

December 9, 2013 by MissZippy 154 Comments
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For the third year in a row, I want you all to take a look back at your year of running and share it with me and all your other readers. I’m using the same format as in 2012 and 2011. This year, I’ve also added in a hashtag (because that’s what we do in 2013, no?) and a graphic that you can grab and share on your own site. And I’d love it if you’d link in at the bottom as well. Ready?

What was your:

Best race experience? Kind of a strange choice but I really had fun this year at the Baltimore Running Festival team relay. It kept a long-standing tradition going with my friends, I was involved in blogging about the event, and it all came together nicely on race day. And, I ran really well that day–it felt almost effortless and that’s the best feeling, isn’t it?
Best run? I’m going to have to go with all my trail runs in general. I really fell in love with trails this year and want more, more, more!
Best new piece of gear? My heart rate monitor (it’s some Garmin model, don’t ask me which!). This simple piece of equipment helped me change the fuel my body uses. It’s going to be a part of my running for years to come.
Best piece of running advice you received? To try MAF training. I’d resisted for many years and I’m so glad I finally went down that road. Again, I’ll use MAF for years to come.
Most inspirational runner? Without question, I’m going with Carol Downing, the mother of Nicole and Erika Brannock. She’s shown amazing grace throughout this long, incredibly difficult journey while she and her daughters learn to live with the new normal that began in Boston this past April. Carol is going back to run Boston again this year, an amazingly courageous thing to do.
If you could sum up your year in a couple of words, what would they be? Learning that running is so much more than racing.

Now it’s your turn–link up and fill me in!

Join me in reviewing your 2013 year of running–link in!
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2. Darlene – My First 5K and More

3. year of running—2013 |

4. Jess

5. Kristina Walters

6. Harold Shaw

7. Danielle

8. Angie @ A Mother’s Pace

9. Terry

10. Beth @ Miles and Trials

11. Phaedra @Blisters and Black Toenails

12. Sarah G | My Monotonous Life

13. Kim @ KHNutrition

14. Caroline @ I Heart Running

15. Nicole @ Work in Sweats Mama

16. MCM Mama

17. Laura @ Mommy run fast

18. Jan

19. Christine @ Love, Life, Surf

20. Mom’s Gotta Run

21. Emma @ Culturecopia

22. Axel (@ Iron Rogue)

23. Joni @Rocks On A Fencepost

24. Gabrielle @ Marathons and Macarons

25. Michelle @ Running with Attitude

26. Paige @Runforberries

27. Katie @fromicecreamtomarathon

28. Sarah @ Run Shop Eat Repeat

29. Jesica

30. Marcia’s Healthy Slice

31. Angela @ Happy Fit Mama

32. VITA – Train for Life

33. AmyC @ Running Escapades

34. Six Things That Probably Won’t Happen In A Swimming Pool

35. mary @ minutes per mile

36. Patty @ Reach Your Peak

37. Lisa @ Lisa Runs for Cupcakes

38. EB @ Running on E

39. Holly

40. Margaret @ Balancing Meanderings

41. Kat @ Eating the Week

42. [email protected]

43. Kimberly @ Healthy Strides

44. Amy

45. Paul @ RunReadRun

46. Karen @ the mile report

47. Shannon @ Mon Amour

48. Debbie @ Deb Runs

49. leigha @ minougirl

50. Running and Me

51. Tina Muir (The Running Chef)

52. Sheats

53. Karen Loves to Run: Year of Running 2013

54. Lauren @Will Run for Boston

55. Paula Kiger

56. Lacy @ Running Limitless

57. Cheri

58. Kate

59. Crystal

60. Ashley @ Broccoli Blog

61. Christa @ Growing Up Ginsburg

62. Sarah @ Beauty School Dropout

63. Abby @ Change of Pace

64. Katelyn

65. Gianna @ Run, Lift, Repeat

66. Emily @ EmilyRuns

67. Leana @ Runner Leana

68. Sara Hoffman

69. Hyedi

70. Andrea @ Born and Raced in Chicago

71. Melissa (I Crashed the Web)

72. Stephanie

73. Kristen L @ Defy Your Limitations

74. Shana Norris

75. My Year in Running – 2013 | Run Stretch Go

76. Courtney @ Eat Pray Run DC

77. Caroline @ Fighting For Wellness

78. Toni @ Runninglovingliving

79. Heather @ Where’s the Beach

80. Nevie

81. Andy

82. Run To Munch

83. Amy @ So This is Me

84. Lacy @ Running Limit-less

85. [email protected]

86. Jess

87. Jessica

88. Mary

89. Andrea

90. Shoe Laces and Bibs

91. Rosa – Running Rosa

92. Gillian @ That’s G

93. Nikki @ grab your kicks

94. Mar @ Mar on the Run!

95. Evelin @ evelinruns.com

96. 2013 in running

97. Tony

98. Robert

99. Karen

100. Erica @ Erica Finds

101. Noelle at Noelle’s Notebook

102. Bree @ Running Breezy

103. Jen

104. Janelle @ Run With No Regrets

105. Clarinda @ Enjoying the Course

106. Sarah @pickyrunner

107. Smitha @Fauxrunner

108. Sheena

109. Failing at Haiku

110. Frank

111. mindy @ just a one girl revolution.

112. Sophie @ life’s philosophie

113. Brie @leancleanbrie

114. My Year in Running 2013 | wholesomelyfit.com

115. Beth Driscoll

116. Lindsey @ OneMotherofaDay

117. Courtney @ Running for Cupcakes

118. Coco (Got2Run4Me)

119. 2013 Run in Review Video – FitLifeForward

120. Heather Stewart

121. Laura A @losingrace

122. Run Away With Me

123. Karen @ Just Me & My Running Shoes

124. Nicole @ Fitful Focus

125. Jenny @ simply be me

126. Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

127. Ashleigh @ Daily Cup Of Asheejojo

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Christine @ Love, Life, Surf says

December 9, 2013 at 5:52 am

I can’t believe another year is coming to an end! I love these posts and looking back on the year. Mine was definitely up and down but definitely learned a lot along the way.
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Kristina Walters @ Kris On Fitness says

December 9, 2013 at 10:41 am

Sounds like you had a pretty Good year! Thanks for sharing.
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Jesica @rUnladylike says

December 9, 2013 at 11:28 am

I love, love, love this idea. I’ve been thinking about this past year of running and how I am going to share about it, and this is a great format! Thanks for sharing your 2013 highs with us! Here’s to running strong and happy in the New Year!
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Allie says

December 9, 2013 at 11:44 am

I love this! I happened to have had an amazing running year so I would love to document it as you never know what a new year will bring!! I too love my Garmin (and don’t know which it is!?) and love my solitude trail runs that have eluded me almost all year. I’ll have to write and link up! Thanks.
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Angela @ Happy Fit Mama says

December 9, 2013 at 12:51 pm

I’ve been thinking a lot about my year in running lately. It wasn’t exactly the stellar year I envisioned way back in January. I’ll be linking up!
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Michelle @ Running with Attitude says

December 9, 2013 at 12:56 pm

It’s crazy that in just a few weeks 2013 will be history! I love this year-end look back and will definitely be linking up. 2013 was not the running year I’d hoped for but I did learn a lot.
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Abby @ Change of Pace says

December 9, 2013 at 1:21 pm

Love your year in review; I’m definitely going to take part again!
That’s great to hear MAF training was the best piece of advice you received. It was so interesting to follow your journey with it.
Here’s to a healthy 2013 of running with lots of trails!
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Laura @ Mommy Run Fast says

December 9, 2013 at 2:26 pm

Oh yes! I need to do this, and especially to remember some of the better races before the fall injury!
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Nicole @ Work in Sweats Mama says

December 9, 2013 at 2:27 pm

Can’t wait to write up my year in review and link up! So many awesome things in your year in review. I especially love your summation. Every runner needs to read and believe those words!!
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Amanda @runtothefinish says

December 9, 2013 at 2:27 pm

I’ll definitely be doing this end of the month when I see if I hit my mileage goal for the year!
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Robin says

December 9, 2013 at 2:44 pm

I had a great running year with lots of PR’s, the rest of my life, not so great. A tough year for sure. The running definitely helped me get through it though, not completely but it definitely helps.
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MissZippy says

December 9, 2013 at 7:03 pm

You have had an incredibly tough year. I’m glad running helps, even if only a little bit.
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Johann says

December 9, 2013 at 2:47 pm

I was just thinking of my year review post this morning. I actually had a bad year for running. Not all bad but things just worked out that I missed nearly all my main goals. I have some nice goals to achieve in 2014 and know it will be a good year. I will probably finish my review post tomorrow.
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Darlene says

December 9, 2013 at 3:16 pm

Thanks for reminding me to do this again.
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Jen says

December 9, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Loved doing this survey last year and was excited to do it again! Thanks for doing a link up.
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Yum Yucky says

December 9, 2013 at 4:06 pm

Welp, my year of running didn’t really involve me — it was almost non-existent). But my son broke his foot and missed his senior year of Cross Country season. Sooooo, there was still some drama in my life when it comes to running. If you know of any stories or people that got back from running strong after breaking a limb, please lay it on me. It will boost my kid’s morale. xo
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MissZippy says

December 9, 2013 at 4:26 pm

Oh, so sorry to hear that! But given his young age, he will heal quickly and hopefully be able to have a great spring season. Good luck to him (and you)!
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Phaedra @ Blisters and Black Toenails says

December 9, 2013 at 4:20 pm

I LOVE this idea and I will totally link up with you! I can’t even begin to put into words what this year has been like for me. Exceeding expectations would probably sum it up best.
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Viper says

December 9, 2013 at 4:29 pm

I think the answer to all of these questions for me is “N/A.” Yeesh!
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Beth @ Miles and Trials says

December 9, 2013 at 5:07 pm

I’d love to join in, what a great way to sum up the year of running, although I’m still in shock realizing it’s already the end of the year. Time to get to work on my 2013 recap of running!
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Lindsay says

December 9, 2013 at 6:33 pm

wait, i thought your best run was in Austin? haha jk. maybe
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bob says

December 9, 2013 at 6:49 pm

Best race was my first sub 4 hour marathon. Ran slow and conservative the first half, then went a lot faster at the turnaround. Passed people like crazy. Felt so free. Actually got a little emotional because it felt so good. I’ve gone faster since then, but am still trying to get that feeling back. It was my best run of the year as well. Most inspirational runner is Gebrselassie because he runs a lot and always looks good doing it. Best new piece of gear? Hmmm, my totally flat, no-cushioned shoes? Best advice? Don’t go out too fast. My year can be summed up as… hey, I can do this.
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Kim says

December 9, 2013 at 8:37 pm

Well, I don’t race much like a lot of runners but I have actually had a really great running year – an entire year without an injury due to running (might be a first in at least 10 years!).
I enjoyed your look back at the year!!
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MissZippy says

December 9, 2013 at 8:38 pm

And that, in my book, is the best year of all!
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Angie @ A Mother’s Pace says

December 9, 2013 at 9:09 pm

I did this last year! I’ll link up tomorrow…what a fun idea. It’s always interesting to look back on a year of running in December.
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Michael Anderson says

December 9, 2013 at 10:05 pm

I just posted mine – will still do more summaries and get into more specifics, but this was such a great idea that I couldn’t resist!

A Quick Look Back at My Year in Running
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Char says

December 9, 2013 at 11:25 pm

I got stuck on the first question. It’s just too hard to say which was my best race experience this year because I was thrilled with every single one of them. It was just so nice to be able to race again that I enjoyed even the not so great races.
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AmyC says

December 10, 2013 at 12:48 am

I love this idea, even though it i really hard to pick just one answer! I’ll be back to linkup 😉
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MILF Runner says

December 10, 2013 at 3:06 am

Ooooooo!!!! An end-of-the-year running recap link-up post!!! I LOVE THESE! I am soooo IN!!!! #linkylove
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MissZippy says

December 10, 2013 at 12:02 pm

Yes, you must!
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Coach Dion says

December 10, 2013 at 5:48 am

It doesn’t matter how much you run, you will always be learning more and more…
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[email protected] says

December 10, 2013 at 2:43 pm

This is a great idea! If I have time to think about it and get a post out, I will. You are full of great, insightful words!
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Taylor @ LiftingRevolution says

December 10, 2013 at 2:50 pm

Is it really time already? This year has flown by! There have been some good and bad runs but all taught me something about myself.
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Heather (Where’s the Beach) says

December 10, 2013 at 3:41 pm

Fun post. I love that you’ve discovered that running is more than racing. Maybe at some point I’ll discover that I like to race LOL
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Kovas says

December 10, 2013 at 3:42 pm

I’m definitely happy you mentioned MAF training, was just what I needed this year
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Krysten Siba Bishop (@darwinianfail) says

December 10, 2013 at 4:20 pm

I love that you do this every year! Working on my post for next week!
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Ashley @ BrocBlog says

December 10, 2013 at 8:14 pm

Love this! I need to think of mine…
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Jody – Fit at 56 says

December 11, 2013 at 12:28 am

As one that just runs for cardio & is not a runner – my year on the treadmill & my one outside run per week have been good! 😉 You rock!!!!!!
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Holly says

December 11, 2013 at 12:56 am

This is a great format in summarizing my year of running and I’ll def link up soon on my reflections. I like your last point… running is more than just racing – advice we should all take. Cheers to a new year and new running for you!
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Laura @losingrace says

December 11, 2013 at 2:57 am

Love this Idea, definitely going to have to do it. I love that you focus on remember the positive things too, always an inspiration!
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Jen Correa @ Mom’s Gotta Run says

December 11, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Thanks for the idea. Here’s my year in review. 🙂 http://bit.ly/18BNlp6
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Debbie @ Deb Runs says

December 11, 2013 at 5:38 pm

I love this idea and will definitely do a link up once a get my post written!
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jefferson says

December 12, 2013 at 6:16 am

2013 was easily the best running year that I have ever had.. I competed in multiple races.. I ran 5 times weekly for the majority of the year.. and I achieved a PR..

But I still have a long way to go, as I introduce more distance..
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Patty @ Reach Your Peak says

December 12, 2013 at 6:16 pm

Have been thinking a lot about this as well, and was planning on writing a post…but now I’m excited to join this linkup!

Thanks for sharing! 🙂
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Lacy @ Running Limit-less says

December 12, 2013 at 7:57 pm

I’m definitely going to link up on this after the weekend. I have my last race of the year, I think 😉 and it is my first marathon. So of course I will need to have that on the list as well.
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MissZippy says

December 16, 2013 at 1:07 am

Best of luck! Hoping it went well.
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Caroline says

December 13, 2013 at 12:55 pm

I love how you say “running is so much more than racing” .. so true!
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Lisa says

December 13, 2013 at 2:51 pm

I had so much fun reliving my favorite running moments from this year. Thank you for hosting the link up!
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EB @ Running on E says

December 13, 2013 at 3:32 pm

Great idea for the link-up! Thanks for posting. It was really fun to think back through the year as I was answering the questions.
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Paul says

December 13, 2013 at 10:10 pm

This is such an awesome idea to get bloggers to connect with each other. I’ve really enjoyed reading everyone’s posts!
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Paul says

December 13, 2013 at 10:13 pm

This is such an awesome idea to get bloggers to connect with each other. I really enjoyed reading everyone’s posts!
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Kate says

December 13, 2013 at 10:44 pm

Hi Miss Zippy!

Longtime reader, first-time commenter (and newbie blogger)! Really enjoy your balanced approach to running. Time to get thinking back through 2013! Looking forward to following your running and triathlon adventures into 2014!
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MissZippy says

December 16, 2013 at 1:07 am

Thanks for stopping by Kate!
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Kristen L @ DYL says

December 18, 2013 at 11:09 pm

What a great idea! I finally was able to add my post to the list. Thanks for sharing this idea with so many other bloggers in the running community!
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Toni Church says

December 19, 2013 at 9:42 pm

Sounds like a great year!! I just shared mine, thanks for hosting the link up!
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Sheena says

December 27, 2013 at 7:49 pm

Not sure if you can delete, but #96 (mine) link isn’t working 🙁 I resubmitted with the correct link (and more awesome photo!
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Nicole @ Fitful Focus says

December 31, 2013 at 2:15 pm

Just added 🙂 Can’t wait to read all the others!
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Dawn says

January 1, 2014 at 1:16 am

A little behind, but thank you for posting this! It was great to look back at the year!
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Jenn says

January 1, 2014 at 4:59 pm

Love this! I’m a little late to link up but I am going to answer this now on my blog. Happy New Year!
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Weekly Reader: Holiday Thoughts from the Web says:
December 13, 2013 at 5:14 am

[…] Zippy, How Was Your Year of Running? A fun post and link up from Amanda. Here’s a chance to share your own year of […]
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The Final Race Of 2013 + A Look At The Past says:
December 13, 2013 at 10:32 am

[…] friend MissZippy, put up a survey of her runs from 2013. I thought it would be fun to jump in and do the same. After […]
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2013 – My Year Of Running | says:
December 13, 2013 at 12:30 pm

[…] found this great link-up on Miss Zippy’s blog and wanted to take part. 2013 was a great year for me in terms of running. I conquered some […]
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2013 running review | says:
December 13, 2013 at 2:14 pm

[…] came across this Year of Running:2013 questionnaire over at Miss Zippy and thought it’d be fun to do — but only if you guys tell me your […]
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Year of Running 2013 | Race it, Live it, Love it says:
December 13, 2013 at 3:41 pm

[…] I’m deciding to participate in Miss Zippy’s Year of Running recap. […]
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How Was My Year of Running – 2013 says:
December 13, 2013 at 5:19 pm

[…] to Miss Zippy, Amanda, for hosting an all-out LINK UP for the running year end review. Great Idea. I am late […]
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Running: 2013 in Review | Eating The Week says:
December 13, 2013 at 7:17 pm

[…] that time where many of us take stock of 2013. So via Amy of Running Escapades, I’m joining Miss Zippy in reviewing my year of […]
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Deb Runs… – 2013 – My Year of Running says:
December 14, 2013 at 2:44 am

[…] … […]
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2013 running | the mile report says:
December 14, 2013 at 5:15 pm

[…] So instead, let’s join in with Miss Zippy’s 2013 year of running review! […]
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My Year of Running 2013 – How was Yours? says:
December 16, 2013 at 3:00 am

[…] some blogs that I love one post stuck out. For the 3rd year in a row Miss Zippy is doing her Year of Running […]
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My Running “Year In Review” | Perspicacity says:
December 16, 2013 at 3:59 am

[…] I loved the way Amanda / Miss Zippy’s Six Questions helped me assess my running year so I decided to join with my answers to the six […]
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Year in Running | The Broccoli Blog says:
December 16, 2013 at 2:26 pm

[…] seen this awesome survey floating around on a number of blogs from Miss Zippy and Decided it would be fun to look back on my year in […]
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Running in 2013 says:
December 16, 2013 at 6:30 pm

[…] Miss Zippy is hosting a fun linkup that some of my favorite bloggers have been participating in! While 2013 wasn’t stellar in so far as races and such, thanks to the whole being pregnant thing, it’s still worth looking back and reflecting on how far I have come since I started running a few years ago. […]
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Year in Triathlon – 2013 | Big Sky Multisport Coaching & Personal Training says:
December 17, 2013 at 3:28 pm

[…] I always enjoy writing yearly recaps. It think it’s fun to look back and see what I have or have not accomplished over the year. I plan to do a longer and more involved post next week about my year, since some pretty big life events occurred. In the meantime, here is a fun running/triathlon related year review questionnaire from Miss Zippy. […]
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My year of running #yearofrunning13 | We Run This Blog says:
December 17, 2013 at 6:43 pm

[…] A lot happened in the past year for me, running-wise — I set PRs in the 5K, 10K, half and full marathon distances. I also ran 19 races total and ran two destination races in Chicago! So I decided to take a look back at the past year and link up with Amanda (Miss Zippy): […]
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What We’re Up To Over Here… | Now I Run says:
December 18, 2013 at 6:16 am

[…] with Miss Zippy for my Year of Running post. This is my very first full year of being a runner! I am excited to […]
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Looking Back at 2013: A Year in Running | I Crashed The Web says:
December 18, 2013 at 6:34 pm

[…] their 2013 running recaps to look back at how their year went, with regard to running. In fact, Miss Zippy is doing a Year In Running Linkup, and after reading her post, as well as a few others, I decided […]
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My Year in Running :: 2013 | Shana Norris Blog says:
December 18, 2013 at 8:23 pm

[…] If you’d like to read more, over 70 bloggers have answered the question “How was your year in running?” here. […]
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My Year of Running 2013 | Once in a Mile says:
December 19, 2013 at 2:18 am

[…] admit, I’m more than fashionably late to the My Year of Running party. I actually did join in on Miss Zippy’s year of running last year but never got around to posting it. Many of my favorite runners have joined in on the fun […]
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My Year of Running | Eat Pray Run DC says:
December 19, 2013 at 6:01 am

[…] post, but as I thought about it more, I decided I’d go for it. So I’m linking up with Miss Zippy and sharing a few thoughts on my year in running with you all. The Year of Running format involves […]
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My Year in Running – 2013 | Run Stretch Go says:
December 19, 2013 at 12:56 pm

[…] Shoelaces and Bibs posted about this earlier in the month, and I knew I wanted in. Then I saw that Amanda (Miss Zippy) had done a different one, so I’m merging them. 2013 was the year of 2 moves, 1 life-altering […]
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My 2013 Running and Triathloning Recap | Fitness and Frozen Grapes says:
December 19, 2013 at 1:23 pm

[…] you believe 2013 is coming to a close? As part of Miss Zippy’s yearly roundup, bloggers post their “year in running” recaps, and since both Jen and Jamie shared their […]
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My Year of Running: 2013 says:
December 19, 2013 at 9:40 pm

[…] Miss Zippy asked and I answered. […]
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My Year of Running: 2013 says:
December 19, 2013 at 9:40 pm

[…] Miss Zippy asked and I answered. […]
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2013: Year of Running Recap | Writing, Reading, Running says:
December 20, 2013 at 3:07 am

[…] herself posted the very kind of survey I was looking for in a year of running recap. I’m linking up with Miss Zippy because I love to see what other runners have to say about this kind of stuff too. So without […]
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(Holiday) Friday Five – Miss Zippy says:
December 20, 2013 at 5:18 am

[…] And as we head into the New Year, I have to say WOW did a lot of you link up for my #yearofrunning13 review. I haven’t gotten to them all yet, but I am getting close. Thanks to all of you who have […]
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My Year of Running – 2013 | Run To Munch says:
December 20, 2013 at 11:50 am

[…] Miss Zippy posted her annual Year of Running link up and since this blog is about running when it’s not about eating, I had to join into the party. So fashionable late, but still arriving me 2013 moments. […]
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The Bests of 2013 | PushMyLimits says:
December 20, 2013 at 12:38 pm

[…] She recently posted about her year of running with a triathlon twist and gave credit to Miss Zippy. I am posting my year of triathlon, but with a few of my own bonus […]
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Year of Running 2013 | milesforthought says:
December 20, 2013 at 6:24 pm

[…] order of business, I found this great post on Miss Zippy’s Blog a few weeks ago. I wanted to give proper reflection and be able to look back on a great year of […]
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2013 ~ Year of Running Review | Now I Run says:
December 21, 2013 at 5:07 am

[…] I am linking-up with Miss. Zippy for a Year of Running Review (#yearofrunning13)! […]
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My year of running | A Little More Each Day says:
December 21, 2013 at 12:16 pm

[…] Zippy (here) is doing a “Year of Running” review link up and as I’ve now completed my first […]
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» A year of running – 2013 says:
December 22, 2013 at 7:14 am

[…] over on Jess’ blog was Miss Zippy’s Year of Running linkup which I decided to fill out. Overall, I don’t think I’ve had the best year of […]
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Mar on the Run! | 12 Days of Blogmas, Day 12: My Year in Running! says:
December 24, 2013 at 11:02 am

[…] couple new PR’s, traveled, traveled, traveled, and just had FUN! I’m linking up with Miss Zippy on her “How was your year of running?” link up. Check out other bloggers years and […]
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How Was Your Year of Running | I Ran With Robert says:
December 24, 2013 at 11:07 am

[…] Miss Zippy like to ask and challenge her readers with the question “How was your year of running?” The replies she has received so far have been fun and interesting to read. Her original post is here. […]
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Year of Running 2013 | evelinruns says:
December 24, 2013 at 8:32 pm

[…] the blog Miss Zippy (@MissZippy1 on Twitter) is doing a blog linkup for the third year in a row, recapping the year of running, and even though my running hasn’t been that exciting or happening this year I thought I […]
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2013 in running | sheenabean13 says:
December 25, 2013 at 4:53 am

[…] on a few of my favorite blogs, so I had to jump in to recap my year in running and link up with Miss Zippy this […]
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2013: A Year of MUCH Running says:
December 26, 2013 at 3:20 pm

[…] A LOT of running this year, people! This year I am linking up with Miss Zippy on her post “How was your year in running?” In a word – “awesome”! I did not run the fastest or the farthest, but I […]
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My Year of Running, 2013 | Noelle’s Notebook says:
December 26, 2013 at 9:15 pm

[…] across this running survey on Miss Zippy’s site and decided to play along…visit her original post to view the link-up […]
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My “Year” of Running | Running Breezy says:
December 27, 2013 at 2:55 am

[…] mean that literally. If you’d like to link up, you can go to Miss Zippy’s post about linking up and go from there! And if you do, be sure to leave me a comment letting me know too so I can keep […]
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2013 Year of Running, Part 1 | Running Tangents says:
December 27, 2013 at 3:13 am

[…] 5 more days left in 2013, so I thought I’d finally jump on the blogging bandwagon started by Miss Zippy and recap my year of […]
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A year in review: 2013 running reflections – Pickyrunner says:
December 27, 2013 at 9:36 am

[…] nothing like what I had expected it to be, but I think it all turned out pretty well in the end. Miss Zippy created this link up so we can all celebrate our year of […]
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Highlights of 2013 – Faux Runner says:
December 27, 2013 at 5:42 pm

[…] time between Christmas and New Years is recap and summary time. Just like last year, I am following Miss. Zippy’s lead in looking back at “How was your year of […]
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2013 – A Recap of My Year in Running | North Queens Runner says:
December 27, 2013 at 8:07 pm

[…] year to look about at the year gone by. As I was a was planning to recap 2013, I found a post on Miss Zippy’s Blog asking other blogging runners to recap their year in running and to join a link in with other […]
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2013 Year of Running | Fit Girl. Happy Girl. says:
December 27, 2013 at 8:44 pm

[…] expectations. To wrap up the year (before writing my 2014 goal post) I thought I’d take part in Miss Zippy’s link up that I saw some of my favorite run bloggers doing. So, here it is, my 2013 year of […]
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my year in running: 2013. says:
December 27, 2013 at 9:44 pm

[…] so I joined in! You can check out everyone who has linked up their year in running posts over at Miss Zippy‘s […]
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2013: My Year in Running says:
December 28, 2013 at 12:58 pm

[…] know I’m late to the game, but I’m jumping on the bandwagon with Miss Zippy’s Year of Running 2013. Now, you guys haven’t been along for the whole 2013, seeing as I […]
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My Year in Running 2013 | wholesomelyfit.com says:
December 28, 2013 at 8:36 pm

[…] running favorites of 2013, because believe me there were so many. So here’s my link up from Miss Zippy in a very condensed […]
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My Year in Running 2013 | The Bolting Butterfly says:
December 29, 2013 at 9:27 pm

[…] 2013 coming to an end it’s time to take a look back at my year in running. Miss Zippy has been doing a link up that I’ve been wanting to take part in and I’m finally taking […]
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My Year in Running 2013 | The Bolting Butterfly says:
December 29, 2013 at 9:36 pm

[…] 2013 coming to an end it’s time to take a look back at my year in running. Miss Zippy has been doing a link up that I’ve been wanting to take part in and I’m finally taking […]
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2013: My year of running! | onemotherofaday says:
December 29, 2013 at 9:47 pm

[…] I thought it would be nice too look back on my year of running. I ran across this link-up from Miss Zippy’s blog and decided it would be fun to participate in. I love reminiscing about my races, best runs and […]
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2013 Running Highlights | Running For Cupcakes says:
December 30, 2013 at 8:28 am

[…] Monday! Today I am back to regularly blogging and to kick it off I am linking up with Miss Zippy! 2013 was my first year of actual running and racing and it was a great one! Looking forward to […]
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2013 in review | Jillian Keeps Moving Forward says:
December 30, 2013 at 2:35 pm

[…] Amanda has posted this running-specific set of questions that I’d love to answer this year! What was your: […]
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A year in my shoes. {My running year in review.} | Run Salt Run says:
December 30, 2013 at 4:31 pm

[…] I’m linking up with a super cool post I found on Miss Zippy’s blog where everyone is sharing their running stories from 2013! There are a lot of great reads over […]
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Year of Running – 2013 | My Endless Summer says:
December 30, 2013 at 11:24 pm

[…] so I’ve followed suit and decided to jump on the bandwagon that is Miss Zippy’s Year of Running. It’s a blog linkup she has started, recapping your year of running. There’ll be a big […]
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My #YearofRunning13 says:
December 31, 2013 at 2:44 am

[…] been reading other #YearofRunning13 posts all month and decided to join in on the fun started by Miss Zippy and share my #YearofRunning13. Check out the link up to read more and add your […]
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2013 Year in Review – because everyone’s jumpin’ off this bridge | Running the Dream says:
December 31, 2013 at 4:14 am

[…] So, some other blogs are following a real format for this, but I felt that this introduction needed to happen. Here’s the format, and my answers, from “Miss Zippy”‘s blog. […]
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My Year of Running – 2013 Recap! | Run Away With Me says:
December 31, 2013 at 6:50 am

[…] And I definitely got better at running! In 2013 I ran 9 races, 3 of which were 10ks. I FINALLY achieved my goal of running a 5k under 30 minutes (28:41!!!!!) and ran my fastest 10k at 1:03:23! I started a goal to race in all 50 states and knocked 3 states off of my list. I also learned how to run in the cold, snow, dark, and rain and enjoyed it way more than I thought I would. I learned how important foam rolling is, started doing running yoga, and made it through a 34 day run streak! And I also started this fabulous blog and got to know all of you fabulous bloggers out there 🙂 And like everyone else, I’m linking up to Miss Zippy’s “Year of Running” post! You can check out the other blogs in the link up here. […]
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2013: My first real year of running | Kayla Runs Happy says:
December 31, 2013 at 8:12 am

[…] I found a running survey floating around created by miss zippy […]
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My Year in Running (2013) | sneaker∙therapy says:
December 31, 2013 at 1:01 pm

[…] Miss Zippy for the link-up and Blonde Bostonian for the […]
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My Year Of Running 2013 – Daily Cup of Asheejojo says:
December 31, 2013 at 3:01 pm

[…] saw this running year in review from Miss Zippy on several other blogs so I thought I’d give it a […]
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Running in 2013 | Kara Runs says:
December 31, 2013 at 10:50 pm

[…] last post of 2013 (one of my best years EVER!) I wanted to follow Miss Zippy’s lead with her “Year of Running” post. (I did this in 2012 too!) Here we […]
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a look back at running in 2013 & what’s to come this year says:
January 1, 2014 at 7:49 pm

[…] to Once Upon a Run who directed me to Run Stretch Go, Shoelaces & Bibs and Miss Zippy for great ways to look back at 2013 through […]
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A Look Back at 2013 | Half Marathon or Bust says:
January 2, 2014 at 5:23 pm

[…] give credit on how to write this from Pavement Runner, Miss Zippy, Runs with Pugs, and Twenty Six and Then Some. […]
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Year of Running: 2013 in Review | Run With Holly says:
January 3, 2014 at 3:28 pm

[…] a month ago (December 9, to be exact), Miss Zippy posted her now-famous How Was Your Year of Running? post. I am both too late for the formal link-up and too slow to publish before we hit 2014. On […]
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Running in 2013 * Fitness * No Apathy Allowed says:
January 6, 2014 at 8:28 pm

[…] participating in and my running goals for the new year, I’ve been wanting to reflect on my year of running in a more meaningful way than just adding all my miles up (627) or counting the number of races I […]
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My Year of Running (and Triathlon) | Defy Your Limitations says:
January 15, 2014 at 12:34 am

[…] Miss Zippy has a linkup going on right now asking, “How was your year of running?” I have seen a few responses from other bloggers, and I kind of love this idea, so I decided to join in. […]
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How was your year of running? – lisa runs for cupcakes says:
January 22, 2014 at 7:12 pm

[…] year Miss Zippy poses the question, how was your year of running? Today, I am joining the link up to share my favorite parts of […]
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2013 – My Year Of Running – Reach Your Peak says:
March 26, 2014 at 1:46 am

[…] found this great link-up on Miss Zippy’s blog and wanted to take part. 2013 was a great year for me in terms of running. I conquered some […]
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Turkey trotting off… – Miss Zippy says:
November 24, 2014 at 5:20 am

[…] You are not going to want to miss this one, trust me. Dec. 8 I’ll be posting my annual Year of Running review–plan on grabbing my button and playing along, so start thinking about how your 2104 went […]
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Training Update 12/8-12/14 | Fuel Your Future with Tina Muir says:
January 11, 2015 at 2:04 pm

[…] and here is my Year of Running for Miss Zippy’s blog….in case you were […]
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