Archive for the ‘Running’ Category

3rd Annual Holiday Giveaway Hop

November 23, 2015 at 6:24 am
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I love Runaway Bridal Planner’s health and fitness blogger giveaway bloghops. Now, Kristy and co-host MB from Tutus and Tennies are hosting the third annual “Thank you to my followers, Holiday Giveaway Hop.” I am very thankful for my followers, so this is another perfect fit for me! In case you are not familiar with it, a bloghop is a set of blog posts by…

Tried It Tuesday: KT Tape PRO #Giveaway

November 17, 2015 at 6:28 am
KT Tape FI

Have you been to a race recently and noticed a lot of people with colorfully taped legs, knees, ankles and shoulders? The ubiquitous tape is KT Tape. KT Tape is a lightweight adhesive tape that can be applied common injuries such as lower back pain, knee pain, shin splints and so many more. The original tape is cotton and provides “stable support without restricting motion.”…

Free + Clean with Vapor Fresh Sports Detergent #Giveaway

November 16, 2015 at 7:14 am
vapor fresh FI

I invest a lot in races and running gear so I want to take good care of my gear. When I saw some information about Raw Athletics on Twitter, I checked them out. They were about to launch their Vapor Fresh line of safe and co-friendly cleaning products for people with an active lifestyle. Stephen offered to send me some Vapor Fresh Detergent to try,…

Currently… Before The Year Ends + #Giveaway

November 15, 2015 at 8:37 am
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Currently… A post on “things of the moment” for me (#11). [Inspired by Marcia and other bloggers.] State of things: This year continues to fly by. I can’t believe that The Husband’s party and the NY Marathon are done for the year. Next up Thanksgiving and Christmas and then it’s a wrap. Crazy! Work has been a bit insane. We had a bunch of management…

Grab a Cup for the November Ultimate Coffee Date

November 8, 2015 at 4:34 am
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I can’t believe it has already been a month since the last Ultimate Coffee Date link up! I thought I was late again but I am not! I was in NY running the marathon last week, but this is the first full weekend of the month so I am on schedule.  I‘m linking up again with Coco @ Running with Perseverance, Lynda @ Fitness Mom…

NYC Sweet Sixteen – How it Went!

November 1, 2015 at 9:36 pm
sweet sixteen fi

OK – this is the last NYC Marathon post for the year. I PROMISE! As you may have seen, this was my sixteen NYC Marathon. The forecast went from perfect to slightly warm, but I was not too worried about it. I was super excited to see how it would go and happy that I would not get PTSD from the wind like last year.…

The First Sunday in November…

October 31, 2015 at 8:04 pm
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Someone recently asked me if I get tired of running the same race every year when I mentioned that I would be doing my 16th NYC Marathon today. I thought about it for a second and said “no.” For me, NYC is like many other traditions. It is a time for friends, family and folklore. Because I moved to Chicago in 2006, NYC is a…