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ryan_bloom29 Expert 39 posts since
Dec 26, 2007
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Nov 12, 2008 9:02 AM


What's everyone's thoughts on displaying a 26.2 sticker on your car?  Do you have one?  Any specific reason why you do/don't? 



(I have one I put on after completing my first marathon,  I don't think too many people know what it means though...)

*Major Event Experience* Detroit Marathon '07 Cleveland Marathon '08 Chicago Half '08 *Scheduled Major Events* Glass City Marathon '09 *Major Events I Hope To Do* Hawk Island Triathlon '09
  • Jay Silvio We're Not Worthy 1,775 posts since
    Jul 9, 2007
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    1. Nov 12, 2008 9:42 AM (in response to ryan_bloom29)
    Re: 26.2 CAR STICKERS

    I enjoy seeing them on cars.  It's a fun way to identify other runners.

  • lenzlaw Community Moderator 10,471 posts since
    Jan 18, 2008
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    2. Nov 12, 2008 10:16 AM (in response to Jay Silvio)
    Re: 26.2 CAR STICKERS


    I have a magnet on mine.  I end up explaining it a lot.










  • Caseyj77 Rookie 6 posts since
    Dec 1, 2007
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    3. Nov 12, 2008 12:10 PM (in response to lenzlaw)
    Re: 26.2 CAR STICKERS

    i just finished my first 26.2 and am keepng my ey open for the sticker. It is fun for me to see other runners.

    PR HM 2:13 10K 1:02:
  • karmasnow Expert 40 posts since
    Aug 28, 2008
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    5. Nov 12, 2008 12:59 PM (in response to ryan_bloom29)
    Re: 26.2 CAR STICKERS

    i love 'em! every time i pass a car with a 26.2 sticker, i smile.  then i get green with envy!  i'm planning to run my first marathon sometime next year (and i have the lofty aspiration of qualfiying for boston 2010).  i have a 13.1 sticker on my car.  i ran my first half this september and it was awesome.  i can't wait to add a 26.2 to the other side.

    insanity without ambition is like a machine gun without bullets.
  • lachupa Pro 67 posts since
    Sep 4, 2008
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    6. Nov 12, 2008 1:12 PM (in response to ryan_bloom29)
    Re: 26.2 CAR STICKERS

    Oh heck yea. I've done one half and I put a 13.1 sticker on mine. Of course I have a Jeep though and it has a lot of stickers on it.



    People probably don't know what it means but then again if they don't then it's not about them.

    "On every world, wherever people are, in the deepest part of the winter, at the exact mid-point, everybody stops and turns and hugs. As if to say, "Well done, well done, everyone! We're halfway out of the dark." Doctor Who

  • Dre Day Pro 139 posts since
    May 31, 2008
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    7. Nov 12, 2008 1:43 PM (in response to ryan_bloom29)
    Re: 26.2 CAR STICKERS

    oh heck yeah ryan!!! these stickers/magnets are the best things to see on cars!!! i have a 13.1 magnet on my car. i just did my first half back in september (second last month). and you darn right i will be getting the 26.2 when i complete my first full marathon in may '09!! i love it when i see it on other cars. i just nod and smile. it's an automatic connection!

    "Sweat is the cologne of success!" Love this friggin' quote!

  • mtreed Expert 43 posts since
    Sep 28, 2007
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    8. Nov 12, 2008 3:18 PM (in response to ryan_bloom29)
    Re: 26.2 CAR STICKERS


    I have a 26.2 as well as a USAT sticker on my car.  I like seeing them on other cars as well.   I figure those who know what it is have an apprciation for it and those that dont, wouldnt understand anyway.   I have done a couple ultra's as well and would like to get a sticker for that.  I am doing the Crooms Fools 50 miler in April in Fl. I would like a 50 miles sticker for that and will be looking for one.   Hey, display what you've accomplished proudly and if somebody ask you what it is then that gives a chance to proudly let them know!   There is still a very very small percentage of people who have completed a marathon and if you have then its something to be proud of no matter what your finish time was.



    I am proud of anybody who has done this.  Half Marathoners as well!









  • MarathonDream Pro 288 posts since
    Dec 14, 2007
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    9. Nov 13, 2008 7:52 AM (in response to mtreed)
    Re: 26.2 CAR STICKERS


    Yes, display it! Why not?



    Explain it too. You never know - you may inspire someone else to run 26.2



    Everytime I see one - I have race memories and I smile






    Training For: 50k Ultra Marathon (2nd)

  • Dr. Mom Rookie 3 posts since
    Oct 31, 2007
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    10. Nov 13, 2008 9:14 AM (in response to ryan_bloom29)
    Re: 26.2 CAR STICKERS

    I plan on getting one after my 1st. I thought of getting a 26.2 tattoo after I finish, but my husband thought the bumper sticker was a better idea!

  • nicasio3 Pro 66 posts since
    Nov 24, 2007
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    12. Dec 23, 2008 10:33 PM (in response to ryan_bloom29)
    Re: 26.2 CAR STICKERS

    I got two  car stickers:




    The year that I started running

    and    NICAMEX6


    I'm from Nicaragua and my wife from Mexico

  • LMB22 Rookie 20 posts since
    May 11, 2008
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    13. Nov 29, 2008 6:14 PM (in response to nicasio3)
    Re: 26.2 CAR STICKERS

  • LMB22 Rookie 20 posts since
    May 11, 2008
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    14. Nov 29, 2008 6:11 PM (in response to nicasio3)
    Re: 26.2 CAR STICKERS


    Hey - I do like these - and I was wondering would any one be interested in some that say 5K, 8K, 10K, 10Mi, 15K 30K, 50K etc? I thought I'd like to be able to add stars around the number, to depict how many you've done - and maybe the year in the star. Let me know - I've been thinking of making some (since this is something I do for a living - besides run!) But If you were to purchase them from me, I was thinking I could give an "active" member discount or something. What do you think?  If I get enough response, I'll post them on my website, and hopefully you'd be able to purchase right from there.





  see the LMB Designs Page or just click on that logo.



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