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Tried it Tuesday: AMPLA FLY Running Shoes

August 30, 2016 at 6:04 am
AMPLA FLY

I got an email asking if I’d be interested in trying a revolutionary new running shoe. You know I said “YES” as fast as I could reply. Like most runners, I’m always willing to try the next new thing. A world-renowned sports scientist and athletic industry innovators founded AMPLA. As the name suggests, they’re committed to engineering footwear that “amplifies athletic ability.” In the last…

Friday Five: 5 Things I’m Loving Lately

August 26, 2016 at 7:18 am
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It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run. 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 month. This is a “free”…

Run United: Volition America Races #Giveaway

August 21, 2016 at 7:53 am
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There are a lot of fall races to choose from, but few have the social impact of the Volition America series. Finds’ friend, Liv, ran the Volition America Half Marathon in June and she asked me to check the organization out. She was truly moved by the mission of the race organizers to raise money to support Folds of Honor. The race series was created…

Friday Five: 5 Summertime Faves (So Far)

August 19, 2016 at 6:36 am
5 Summertime Faves So Far

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run. 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 month. This is the a…

Tried It Tuesday: Guardian Insect Repellent #Giveaway

August 16, 2016 at 6:04 am
Guardian Wilderness Backyard

There’s a lot of talk about mosquitoes this summer with Zika at the Olympics and all. I was offered the opportunity to test out two DEET free repellents from Guardian. Guardian DEET-Free Insect Repellents offer protection from mosquitoes and ticks with only plant-based, non-toxic ingredients. There are two levels of protection from Guardian: 4-Hour Backyard and 8-Hour Wilderness. Both versions are plant based, non-toxic, DEET…

Currently… it’s the Olympics!

August 14, 2016 at 3:13 pm
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Currently… A post on “things of the moment” for me (#13). [Inspired by Marcia and other bloggers.] State of things: We’re sleep deprived because it’s the Olympics! We’ve been up late every night this week watching gymnastics, swimming and everything else. I just love the excitement, anticipation and the amazing feats of strength and speed. After a busy and hectic July, my travel schedule is…

August Ultimate Coffee Date

August 7, 2016 at 8:59 am
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Welcome to the 8th Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2016. Can it really be August already?? More than half of the year is behind us. Wow! I‘m linking up again with Coco @ Running with Perseverance, Lynda @ Fitness Mom Wine Country, & Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner. What is the Ultimate Coffee Date? Imagine we are having coffee together… this post…