Races that MUST be on your calendars + More

There are three upcoming races that you MUST know about:

  1. My ABSOLUTE FAVORITE group of denim runners are again heading to the Kelly St. Patrick’s Shamrock 5K this year with the team name of “Suns Out Jorts Out.” If you are in the Baltimore area on March 16th, head to the race, look for the group of people wearing jorts with smiles on their faces and beer in their hands.
  2. JHMMy new friends over at Wingate University are doing it again! The 2014 Wingate Jorts Mile will be held on the Wingate campus (North Carolina) on April 24th. The pictures from last year’s inaugural race were AMAZING and even led to my How to Guide for Running a Denim-Themed Race.
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  3. And, finally, Trish (@runfreetrl) shared with me a race going on in her town of Canton, MI on June 14th, the Canton Liberty Run. The theme this year is “Stars, Stripes, and Jorts.” Here is the good part:

JortsI want pictures, lots and lots of pictures.

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The “+ More” = My Absence

What’s up, Friends? I am sorry that I have been slacking in my posts. I have a good excuse though: I quit a job that was sucking the life out of me. An entire department of smart, educated professionals were micromanaged, treated unfairly, and bullied (strong word, I know, but it is appropriate). I only had the job for 8 months and knew it was time to go. I was fortunate to find another job right way – a FANTASTIC job with wonderful people where we are all valued and respected.

The stress associated with the change has taken a toll on me and this website was the thing that I had to temporarily let go. But all is good again in Jill-World. Thanks to all of you that reached out to see if I was okay. [hug]

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7 Comments

  1. Glad you found a better place!

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  2. I’m so glad you’re back. I missed you! And I’m sorry your job sucked–but I’m totally happy that you did something awesome about it and found a new and great place!

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  3. So glad a new opportunity came around that will treat you better..and keep you blogging ;)

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  4. I’m so glad you’ve found a place that better deserves you! Congratulations.

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  5. yes, missed you, glad to see your post again… take it easy… good things come to good people.. :)

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  6. ripvanracer

     /  March 12, 2014

    Good luck on your new job Jill. The Liberty Run race is put on by the same people that put on Woodstock where I first wore my jorts

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  7. So glad you found a better place!!!

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