Weekly Roundup 9.30.12

Yeehaw, gals, we had a fantastic week!

WHOA THERE, NELLY!

What on earth is the Weekly Roundup doing on a Sunday, you ask? And Sunday night, no less!?

Well, cowgirls, Cinnamon was not feeling so hot last week, and life happened this weekend, so apologies for getting it late in the day.  However, Salty and I have been discussing the possibility for the Weekly Roundup to happen on Sundays instead of Fridays to include any content we may have over the weekends.  Let us know in the comments what you think!

And now down to business!

This week’s cowgirl wisdom: “The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back into your pocket.” And boy-oh-boy is that ever some good wisdom.

Ginger tapped into her inner storyteller with her account of a 5K PR in a workout in Breaking 22: The Night I Quit Quitting, a story with intensity that will make you feel like you’re right there on the track with her.

In our very first (of many, we hope!) round-table discussion, The Salty Bloggers who have completed marathons each shared a quick story about Our First Marathons, and we invite you readers to share yours!

Mint is tapering, and as a veteran marathoner she shares her experience with a comprehensive guide to how you can Maximize the Benefits of Your Marathon Taper

As temperatures start fluctuating like crazy, Rosemary wants to help you dress your best for every weather condition! Check out Running Fashion Police: Running Tops for Every Temperature to find out when you should run in your parka!

Pepper‘s getting hopped up with Caffeine for Marathoners: The Legal (and tasty) Dope! In which she shares some hot tips for putting your caffeine buzz to good use.

Last week our beginner runner Nutmeg visited her first running store, and her experience was okay, but not great. This week she’s Shopping for the Right Running Store. Check in to find out if she got what she was looking for!

This week Clove is struggling with…not much, actually.  She’s actually taking it pretty easy where running is concerned!  Confessions of an Ultrarunner: I Really Don’t Miss it at All …

It’s a storytelling kind of week and our newest Salty Blogger, shares a tale about running safety that’ll make you feel like you’re Running with Mace in the Woods, in which Mace contemplates the use of…mace.

Sassafras spent this weekend running her butt off and snoozing in a smelly van with 6 other people–and loving every minute!  If you’ve ever considered running an overnight relay like The Bourbon Chase or The Ragnar Series, her Road Trip! Overnight Relays 101 is a great introductory guide!

And Salty Reader Jan won Comment of the Week! Way to go, Jan!

Cinnamon made Salty Running, takes lots of pictures and drinks lots of coffee. She has 8 more minutes to knock off her marathon for a 3:40 BQ, and will get there or die trying. Her writing is an eclectic mix of finding wholeness as an average runner, news reporting, curious reactions, satirical humor and more.

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