Archive for the ‘Running’ Category

Friday Five: Five Ways to Stay Fit on The Road

January 22, 2016 at 6:04 am
Top 5 Ways Fit on The Road

It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each week they pick a theme and bloggers join in and link up. This year instead of specific themes, they are letting us be creative with broad themes for each week of the…

Run the Year with the IRUN Pro Running Belt #Giveaway

January 18, 2016 at 8:55 am
touch screen belt

I love trying out new running gear and using my iPhone to listen to podcasts on the run. When I was offered the opportunity to try the IRUN Pro Running Belt through my relationship with Tomoson, I was excited. I love my HB Tune but had a near disaster recently when I fell and landed smack dab on my phone. Luckily it did not shatter.…

Currently… Kicking Off 2016

January 17, 2016 at 8:20 am
Currently Kicking Off FI

Currently… A post on “things of the moment” for me (#11). [Inspired by Marcia and other bloggers.] State of things: I am on a plane. Well, I am writing from a plane. I will get off before I post this. It is the 17th of the month and I have been on 7 flights so far. I have 2 more next week. So, collecting lots…

Tried It Tuesday: Sport Beat Head Phones #Giveaway

December 29, 2015 at 7:00 am
sport beat headphones FI

Through my relationship with Tomoson, I was offered the opportunity to try Sound Intone Sport-Beat In Ear Sports Headphones. These over ear head phones have a microphone and “memory wire” to conform to your ear. They are built for running and fitness and come with several sizes of earbuds for a great fit. Earphone Features: Built for running, secure over-the-ear fit with memory wire that…

A Running List: My 2015 Running Year in Review

December 20, 2015 at 10:16 am
2015 My Year in Running

Like last year, my goal for 2015 was to keep enjoying my running and to stay injury free. This year, I also decided to try to run a marathon for time when I won an entry to the Phoenix Marathon from Carlee. With the downhill profile and time of year, I decided it was my kind of race. (It was! Read about it here.) This…

Friday Finds: Fill the Stockings of 5 Folks on Your List #Giveaway

December 11, 2015 at 6:57 am
Santa placing some goddies in a Christmas stocking

It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week, the theme is “Holiday Wish List.” I have a tough time with wish lists so I am going to serve…

Tried It Tuesday: Grav-Gear Hydration Belt #Giveaway

December 1, 2015 at 6:05 am
grav gear FI

It is tougher to stay hydrated in Chicago in the winter as the water fountains are off. Also, carrying water in freezing temps can be a tough proposition. Even though we may feel less thirsty in winter, it is still important to drink fluids on the run. Some of the gals and I are training for the LA Marathon on 2/14, so that means that…