img_9814My latest post for Salty Running is part of the 12 Days of Christmas series.

This year, running gave me money. Okay, while I did pocket $200 at a half marathon this fall, it’s not what you think. And while I love prize money, I’m definitely not fast enough for that to be a regular thing. If I did run to win it, I’d often be sorely disappointed; I missed placing in the money by one finishing spot twice this year.

But finding money? That I can do.

So, starting point: I love picking up spare change. I have a jar full of change found while running. I don’t skip a penny, and I definitely don’t pass up things more than a penny.

Read the rest here.