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Currently: Winter 2017

January 15, 2017 at 8:29 am

Currently… A post on “things of the moment” for me (#15). [Inspired by Marcia and other bloggers.] State of things: Winter in Chicago can be tough. It’s cold and dreary and the sun rises late and sets early. I did the exercise of thinking of 5 Things I’m Looking Forward To (So Far) in ’17 and also to put my 2017 Vacation Bucket List together.…

A Running List: My 2016 Running Year in Review

December 31, 2016 at 7:52 am

My running goal for 2016 was to keep enjoying my running and to heal my hammie injury.  I did both but had some unexpected struggles along the way. I recovered fine and had a solid run in Los Angeles and my best run of the year in March at the NYC Half. I struggled with burn out from May on through the NYC Marathon in…

Finds’ Faves: Stocking Stuffers for Fit Folks #Giveaway

December 18, 2016 at 9:07 am

Welcome to my last holiday gift guide of 2016! If you’re still shopping for gifts, check out my “Gift Guide for Fit Folks” and my “Gift Guide for Mostly Everyone Else.” And now, stocking stuffers (or Hanukkah goodies)! I’ve tested out and used SO many awesome products this year. Without further ado, awesome stocking stuffers for the fit folks and runners in your life! Oh,…

Finds’ Faves: Gift Guide for Fit Folks

December 13, 2016 at 6:09 am

Welcome to my first holiday gift guide of 2016! I’m highly qualified to offer some great suggestions for all of the fit folks on your list this year. I am also planning a “gifts for everyone else” post and a stocking stuffers post, so stay tuned. I’ve tested out and used SO many awesome products this year. So without further ado – awesome gifts for…

12 Days of Giveaways: Day 12 – Lululemon Gaiter/$25 GC

December 12, 2016 at 6:52 am

Ho, ho, ho! Smitha and I are celebrating the holidays with 12 Days of Giveaways. We’re both doing 12 giveaways AND hosting a link up. It’s a win-win! Enter to #WinAllThePrizes and please add your giveaways, too! I’m giving away some things I’ve gotten on sale or been given for review purposes. None of the items is sponsored or affiliated with any of the vendors.…

New Balance Chicago #Giveaway + More!

December 8, 2016 at 12:42 pm

Do you have a New Year’s resolution to start running or to run more? If you’re in Chicago, you can get a head start by entering New Balance Chicago’s giveaway. You don’t have to win to “win.” All readers get 10% off plus a free socks by mentioning this post and the promo code #nbchi10. Not in Chicago? Don’t worry, I have something for you,…

12 Days of Giveaways: Day 6 TomTom Multisport

December 6, 2016 at 6:38 am

Ho, ho, ho! Smitha and I are celebrating the holidays with 12 Days of Giveaways. We’re both doing 12 giveaways AND hosting a link up. It’s a win-win! Enter to #WinAllThePrizes and please add your giveaways, too! I’m giving away some things I’ve gotten on sale or been given for review purposes. None of the items is sponsored or affiliated with any of the vendors.…