Meet Sweaty Betty!

July 24, 2014 at 6:46 am
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When I think high end yoga apparel, that Canadian company comes to mind – you know the one with the sheer yoga pants? But, did you know the Brits were at it, too? Meet Sweaty Betty. They are not a new kid in town. They started in England in 1998 and came to the US in 2012. Their purpose is “to inspire women to find empowerment through fitness.” I dig their core beliefs: Read a full…

Leaving My Running Comfort Zone – How it Went!

July 20, 2014 at 9:08 am
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You may have seen my post 2 weeks ago on “Leaving My Running Comfort Zone Again.” If you missed it, please check it out. The gist was that I was invited to a cool event that I have never tried and goaded into doing a 6 hour timed “ultra run.” The two events to recap were the Sole Survivor Progressive Race on July 9 in Crown Point, Indiana and the Christmas in July Races 6 hour run yesterday…

Leaving My (Running) Comfort Zone Again – Want to Come?

July 3, 2014 at 6:51 am
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Last summer, I wrote this post about leaving my running comfort zone when we back to back half marathons (one on a trail!) in one weekend. Well, as you may have seen in my Q2 running round up, I settled back into the usual running/race routine – except for a muddy, destination trail run. That said, I have two events coming up in the next few weeks that are going to throw me for a loop.…

2nd Quarter 2014 Running Round Up + Uberfit GIVEAWAY!

June 30, 2014 at 7:20 am
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I always say that I am more of a “blogging runner” than a running blogger. I do like to write about running, races and tips/tricks for running but that is not enough to call this a running blog. That said here is my running recap of the second quarter of 2014. It took some time, but we have finally thawed out! Races run this Q- 10! - 2 Half Marathons (Egg Shell Shuffle and 13.1 Chicago), 3 10Ks, 4 5Ks and a 10…