Marathon Bracelet

Hello Blog World! Happy Monday! I have a feeling it’s going to be a good week! A cold one, with more potential snow, but a good one!

This lovely Monday morning I wanted to share with you a gift I got from one of my best friends this past weekend that I thought you might enjoy. 

When I came down to Virginia Friday night, Fiancé and I spent the night at my friend Michelle’s apartment. We hadn’t been able to see each other since the holidays so we were excited to spend some time together.

(Michelle & I circa my Engagement Party)

Aside from spending time together and seeing each other again after a few months of not, we were able to finally exchange Christmas gifts this weekend – which was very exciting. One of the coolest things Michelle got me, I had to share with you all!


It’s a marathon bracelet!


The bracelet is custom engraved sterling silver bracelet made for a marathon runner (like me!), it has the city and dates of marathons engraved one one side and the marathon distance  and time engraved on the other side


On the other side of the circle charms are my marathon times as well as the 26.2 distance.


The Chicago Marathon will always hold a special place in my heart because it was my first but I am so proud of my New York time! I love having them both on my wrist!


This is an amazing gift – Thank you so much Michelle! She purchased it from Etsy, which is one of my favorite online websites! I love finding unique and affordable items on Etsy!


How was your weekend? What do you think of my Marathon bracelet?

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  • Reply January 24, 2011 at 12:03 pm

    That's super sweet! I have a charm bracelet I started when I was 15 and I have marathon and runner charms on it. LOVE IT. I'm totally sentimental like that

  • Reply thesundayflog January 24, 2011 at 12:04 pm

    ooh, i love it! i should get one for my sister! can you just add new charms to it as you continue to run? my weekend was great – i spent it in nyc with some friends and we had a blast!

  • Reply Renee January 24, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    Hi Leslie!
    Thank you so much for the thoughtful email and for blogging about the custom Runner's Marathon Bracelet that Michelle hired me to create especially for you. I know she put a great deal of thought into designing it and was very excited to present to you. I appreciated the opportunity to create such a special gift between friends.

    Renee Prainito

  • Reply Megan @ A very Meg Girl January 24, 2011 at 12:27 pm

    What an adorable gift Leslie and what an amazing friend!! I really like the braclet and might have to purchase one when I FINALLY run a marathon.

  • Reply Wiggs (The Beholder) January 24, 2011 at 3:57 pm

    Okay, I was just facebook stalking you because now we're friends there, and HOLY CRAP ARE YOUR ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS AMAZING. Love. Love them.

  • Reply Carly January 24, 2011 at 6:23 pm

    Lovely! What a neat idea. And you can totally add to it with each race you do.

  • Reply Anonymous January 24, 2011 at 7:50 pm

    that is such a great bracelet! So thoughtful of your friend!!!

  • Reply patty O January 26, 2011 at 9:26 am

    What a perfect gift for you! The bracelet is amazing and so practical for you to add all of your future marathons. Michele, you found an amazing gift for your special friend!

  • Reply Michelle January 27, 2011 at 12:51 pm

    Leslie!! I am soooooo glad you loved the bracelet!!! I knew you would enjoy it and I am soo proud of you for accomplishing so many of your running goals!! I promise to give you additional charms for every marathon you complete! LOVE YOU! xoxo

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