Marathon or exercise gifts??

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  1. NCRedding

    NCRedding <font color=navy>I've strayed<br><font color=green

    Feb 4, 2000
    My wonderful family is looking for ways to support me in my quest to complete the 1/2 marathon in January. Can anyone think of some gift suggestions--like thorlo socks, etc. ? Thanks for any suggestions.
  2. ohMom

    ohMom Kids Get Arthritis Too! Moderator

    Oct 8, 2001
    yes, wonderful coomax socks -- great idea

    how about:

    those earmuff where the band goes behind your head and under your hair -- that's what i wear when it's not cold enough for a hat

    walking music CDs if you listen to music

    cross-training workout DVDs - yoga, pilates, light strenghth training and accessories (stability ball, hand weights, yoga mat)

    reflective gear if you walk outside in the dark

    massage gift certficates

    heart rate monitor

    packets of GU in your stocking :)

    Marathon for Mortals book

    journal if you are the journaling type

    ok -- my thoughts dried up here! hope a couple of those sound good to you:teeth: :wave2:
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  4. Tinks

    Tinks <font color=red>I had the hots for my accounting t

    Feb 22, 2003
    How about a pedicure for those tired feet? Schedule it after a long training or the race as an incentive to finish. Sounds good to me....where's my phone! I may need to do this!
  5. karebear1

    karebear1 <font color=purple>BL II - Purple Team<br><font co

    Mar 12, 2001
    how about a fanny pack that holds water bottles that you can use for the race... or a MASSAGE after the race???
  6. Kristi1357

    Kristi1357 <font color=red>"will not be blow-up people!"<br><

    Aug 15, 2000
    Ohhh - the spas at WDW offer a sports massage - great idea! I always mean to book one for hubby every year when he runs, but always forget...

    If you want any of the WDW marathon gear, it's on already.
  7. newholiday

    newholiday <font color=000099>Tomorrow is ME day<br><font col

    Dec 14, 2003
    pedometer to keep track of your efforts
  8. AlreadyexcitedGrammy

    AlreadyexcitedGrammy <font color=blue>BL II - Blue Team<br><font color=

    Feb 22, 2003
    some "glide" for chafing

    chap stick- yummy flavor

    gloves - they were needed at last year's marathon - cheapy 98 centers even for you to toss if you want to (will be picked up and donated)

    nice workout out fit - just makes you feel like an athlete!

    I really like my "wicking" shirts - now I don't like anything but them even

    Marshall's has nice things (lower prices on socks, clothing)

    massage gift certificate - that is my favorite idea for me!
  9. ibouncetoo

    ibouncetoo <font color=009999>I get excited by the little thi

    Aug 31, 2003
    Today I received my birthday gift from my two bosses:

    A 2005 desk calendar, very cute. When I opened it there was a bookmark on the page for Jan 9th and clipped on that page was a $50 gift certificate to Sports Authority and "Congratulations" written on that date. Wasn't that the nicest thing?!

    Haven't decided what to buy, but maybe it can go towards a really cute warm up suit to wear AFTER the race with my Donald medal! ::yes::

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