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Race Update

The Race to Remember 5K that benefits my non-profit Mamie's Poppy Plates is getting so close and I am getting super nervous and excited all at once :)  I know we are going to have an amazing turn out like the past 2 years.  Just saying lots of prayers that it all comes together just the way we are all planning.  We have so many amazing people helping out and I am ever so thankful for the love and energy they are putting into this event.  For those of you out there that don't know this is our biggest fundraiser for the year.  We raise 70% of our funds through this race.  What this money helps us do is expand and offer more families who are experiencing the tragic loss of their baby a special plate at no charge. If you are interested it learning more about MPP go check out our site at www.mamiespoppyplates.com.

I was talking to Tricia with www.photoboothetc.com the other day about all the props the race committee came up with for the open air photo booth.  She was sending me proofs and ideas which all look really great.  I think the families are going to love this new addition to the race this year.

Registrations are going up every day which is great.  I have a hard time not going to the site a few 100 times a day to see where our numbers are.  AH!!!!!! The tshirts for registrants are SUPER cute this year.  We are going with a navy blue this year instead of white and the design is really cool.  I will post some pics closer to time :)  Not sure I have the okay from our designer to do that just yet :)

The other day I talked to one of my really good high school friends that I haven't seen or talked to in years.  He is such a sweet guy.  He now own's Papa Murphy's here in LR and is going to supply all the pizza for the race. WHOOHOOO!!!!!  Thanks Ben!  The cool thing about our race and pre-party is once you get in the doors EVERYTHING is free :)

Anyway, I am getting super excited and can't wait for it to be here ;)

- Sarah

Here is the video I put together thanks to the fabulous pictures taken by my friends Ben Krain and Amanda Moore.



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  1. It's going to be such a great turnout! Can I be on Team Mamie this year and get one of her shirts? I forgot to mention that I wanted to join it when I submitted my virtual runner last week.

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