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100 Hour Fundraising Challenge Winner

Because I LOVE a challenge, I challenged my TNT teammates to a 100 Hour Fundraising Challenge! They were to challenge each other (to challenge their friends) to see who could raise the most funds in 100 hours and they surpassed all my expectations! I am so proud to announce that in 100 short hours we all raised $4472.94 in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society! What an amazing group of people I had the opportunity to lead. We are all winners, but as in every challenge a winner must be named, here are the results of the money we raised in 100 hours:

1st place Melissa Buentello $878.44
2nd place Laurile Higgins $855
3rd place Stacie Sanderson $475
4th place Joshua Hodgkins $455
5th place Celeste Lushkins $380
6th place Victor Chevalier $285
7th place Heather Miller $175
8th place Debi Cone $144
9th place Beth Loftis $120
10th place Allyson Maldonado $111.50
11th place Tracy Higgins $25
12th place Courtney Franson $10

Melissa will be receiving a check for $100 made payable to LLS.

These are amazing totals and we certainly could not have done this without the help of our AMAZING friends! Thank you all so much for contributing to this successful event! We hope you will join us next time! 🙂

And, in case any one is wondering, I was able to raise $559! If you were unable to make a donation, don’t worry- I am still accepting! Make an online donation here: http://pages.teamintraining.org/sctx/nikesf11/gmontalvo13I truly hope you will donate today, either in honor of someone fighting cancer, in memory of someone who has been lost to cancer, or in appreciation of yourself or others you love not affected by cancer. Until there is a cure, there is no guarantee that our lives will go untouched by cancer.

For the Cure,
Grace Montalvo

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winner, winner, winner

i want to thank you all for participating in my fundraiser benefiting the leukemia and lymphoma society; together we raised $310! thanks so much to my sponsors:

Bondi Band

Lift your Sole

Laura Elaine Designs

Allied Medal Displays

this could not have been possible without your support! and now, drum roll please…..

TMB Endurance Band (green)- Allyson Maldonado
(black/pink)- Katye of Long Legs on the Loose

Bondi Band (pink ‘put your big girl panties…’)- Rose of Eat, Drink, and Be Meiri
(black & purple TNT)- Katye of Long Legs on the Loose (yes, again!)
(blue flowered pattern)- Katye of Long Legs on the Loose (i swear i shook them real well)

TNT Necklace- Katye of Long Legs on the Loose (she is one lucky girl!)

Race Bib Book- Kelley Callanen

Allied Medal Display (1)- Allyson Maldonado
(2) Julie Arts of Adventure is out There

$100 Flemings Gift Card- Anna Rando

i wish i had prizes for you all as i am so grateful for your donations! congratulations to the lucky winners! please send me the address you would like me to send your prizes to. i will be emailing you shortly as well.

thanks again for joining the fight against blood cancers!

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time is running out!

it’s friday! boy, i really hate when people state the obvious but i could not help myself- i am so excited it’s finally friday! do you know what this means? it means you have 4 days left to enter my drawing benefiting the leukemia & lymphoma society! if you don’t know what’s being raffled off, let me share with you once again:

2 TMB Endurance Bands courtesy of TMB.

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3 Bondi Band Headbands courtesy of Bondi Band .

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TNT Earth Angel Necklace
courtesy of Lift your Sole .

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Race Bib Book courtesy of Laura Elaine Designs .

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(2)Your choice of any Allied Medal Displays courtesy of Allied Medal Displays.

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A $100 Gift Card to Flemings They are Nationwide, check out the locations here. .

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ENTER HERE

thanks to those who have already donated! hope you all have a wonderful weekend!
i will be running my first half marathon of the year! see ya real soon!

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time flies when you’re having fun

wow, where did the week go? i can’t believe tomorrow is friday! great week so far! school is going good, i have to admit i can spend some more time practicing- but that will be next week! my first ACTS meeting was amazing, met some wonderful faith-filled women that i will be meeting once a month for the next 13 weeks. our TNT spring season is underway, all our info meetings are coming to a close and we have kickoff this weekend, woohoo! and sunday, i will be running my first half marathon for the year! yay, me! this is truly going to be a great year!

don’t forget just a few days left to enter MY DRAWING!

fabulous items have been donated to include 2 allied medal displays, a race bib book, TNT necklace, $100 gift certificate to flemings, bondi bands & endurance bands! enter today!

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wanna win an allied running medal hanger??


do you need somewhere to hang your precious medals?

be sure to enter my drawing where i am raffling off 2 hangers! thank you so much to allied for donating these gorgeous items!
ENTER HERE

in other news, i have not worked out in 5 days! yes, this is day 5 of not working out for me! 🙁 i am still very sick and what hurts the most is not being able to run or cross train! i have a half marathon in 11 days, this bug really needs to fly away! i hate to be so negative but i can’t think of one positive thing about being sick…oh wait, i have no appetite and may lose a pound or two? that’s always a plus, right? well, if you can think of any thing else, please let me know because it’s no fun being in my position and i really need to be cheered up!

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A drawing benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

As most of you know, I am entering my 7th season with Team in Training. We train to run marathons while raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. This season I am raising money to run the Zooma Austin Half Marathon on April 16th (my birthday weekend)and my goal is to raise $2000! Won’t you please enter my drawing to help fight against blood cancers?

Here’s how it works, make a donation to my TNT website HERE.

3 Entries for $5.00
5 Entries for $10.00
(this is mandatory to be elgible for the following extra entries)

EXTRA ENTRIES

1. Become a follower of my blog or already be one. Leave a comment.
2. Put a link to this giveaway on your blog and/or facebook page. Leave a comment.
3. Have a blog post specifically mentioning this giveaway. Leave a comment.

2 TMB Endurance Bands courtesy of TMB.

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3 Bondi Band Headbands courtesy of Bondi Band .

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TNT Earth Angel Necklace
courtesy of Lift your Sole .

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Race Bib Book courtesy of Laura Elaine Designs .

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(2)Your choice of any Allied Medal Displays courtesy of Allied Medal Displays.

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A $100 Gift Card to Flemings They are Nationwide, check out the locations here. .

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Drawing will close on January 31st at 8:00pm (central time) and winners will be announced February 1. Prizes will be drawn in order. Help me spread the word, and raise tons of money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society!!!

Thank you so much to our wonderful sponsors for donating these fabulous prizes! Also, many thanks to Rose and Ronda for entering the sneak preview, each get 1 additional entry!

(we’ll return to our regular scheduled blog tomorrow) 🙂

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weekend recap/SNEAK PREVIEW GIVEAWAY

weekends are always fun, but this one i particulary was looking forward to because it was the first friday of the month which means, PUB RUN! different running groups get together and take a 3 mile run to 4 different bars in downtown san antonio. our group really goes all out, this time our theme was ‘super heroes’ (made up ones anyway)

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day 7 of 100: 3 mile run
day 8 of 100: 8 mile run! yeah go me!
day 9 of 100: 30 minute swim
day 10 of 100: 30 minute crossramp

thank you letter no. 7 & 8: i recieved the spurs tickets and flemings giftcard that i previously won, so obviously, the thank you letters went out to them!
thank you letter no. 9: i wrote it to one of my very good friends, kelley! yesterday was 30 degrees out, i stayed late after work and was very tired and did not want to go to they gym, she was a great motivator! and she’s always a great friend!
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SNEAK PREVIEW BLOG GIVEAWAY

yes! you are the lucky few who will get first dibs on these awesome giveaways/raffle. as most of you know, i am entering my 7th season with Team in Training. We train to run marathons while raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. This season I am raising money to run the Zooma Austin Half Marathon on April 16th (my birthday weekend)and my goal is to raise $2000!

here’s how it works, make a donation to my TNT website HERE. since this is a sneak preview, YOU chose the amount you donate! a set requirement will be made once all the prizes are announced next monday. after making a donation, leave a comment here and you are in!(this is mandatory to be elgible for the following extra entries)

EXTRA ENTRIES

1. Become a follower of my blog or already be one. Leave a comment.
2. Put a link to this giveaway on your blog. Leave a comment.
3. Have a blog post specifically mentioning/advertising this giveaway. Leave a comment.

3 Bondi Band Headbands courtesy of Bondi Band .

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Race Bib Book (similar to the ones pictured)
courtesy of Laura Elaine Designs .

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TNT Earth Angel Necklace
(circle charm stamped with the words “TNT Earth Angel,” a wing charm, and a purple crystal (similar to the ones pictured)
courtesy of Lift your Sole .

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A $100 Gift Card to Flemings They are Nationwide, check out the locations here. .

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You have until January 30th(midnight central time) to donate/enter and I’ll announce the winners and their prizes on the 31st. Prizes will be drawn in order. I hope you’ll enter, help me spread the word, and help me raise tons of money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society!!! 🙂