15 Reasons Why I Love the NYC Marathon

October 30, 2014 at 6:29 am
marathon fi

This Sunday I will toe the line at the New York City Marathon. It will be my 15th time running NYC. When I cross the finish line, I will be a “streaker” and thus will be guaranteed entry for life. Yup, that’s a thing! In honor of this personal milestone, here are 15 reasons why I love the NYC marathon. The crowd – literally in the millions! The energy – it’s unbelieveable. The boroughs with…

Tried it Tuesday: Fitness Finds at the Club Industry Show

October 28, 2014 at 5:48 am
ci fi

So I mentioned that I was crazy busy the last few weeks, but I made the time to check out two fun opportunities last weekend: the Club Industry Show and Green Festival Chicago. I was invited to a blogger breakfast and workout session at the Club Industry show and I was offered a pass to Green Festival by Erin from Norm’s Farms. I will do a recap of the Green Festival and my Norm’s Farms giveaway…

Introducing “Janji Projects” – Another Way For Runners to Give Back

October 27, 2014 at 12:01 pm

Some companies are just plain awesome. Take Finds’ fave Janji for instance (post) Janji, which means “promise” in Malay, donates a portion of every sale to organizations who are providing on-the-ground solutions to real problems. For example the purchase of a the purchase of the Rwanda shirt provides 3 days of nutritional medicine to a malnourished Rwandan child by funding the group MANA Ready to Use Therapy Food. Not only does your purchase provide a…

Racefood Fastbar – Only at RacePak in the US! #Giveaway

October 27, 2014 at 6:12 am
racefood fi

Do you want to be the first on your block to try an amazing new performance energy bar? You know I did. I was the first on my block to try Racefood Fastbars. Racefood is a nougat style energy bar from South Africa that is only available in the US from my friends at RacePak (review). Tyler, one of RacePak’s founders, told me it was amazing and asked me if I wanted to try it and…