Archive for the ‘Running’ Category

Wednesday Giveaway Round Up #19 + Spartan Race #Giveaway

May 20, 2015 at 5:51 am
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You probably know by now that Smitha invited me to co-host her Wednesday Giveaway Round Up in the new link up format. You can learn more about Smitha and the link up here. This is week is #19! Last week we had 34 giveaways linked up. Head down and check out the giveaway links at the bottom of this post. Enter to #winalltheprizes and please…

Tried It Tuesday: New Running Gear + #Giveaway

May 19, 2015 at 6:16 am
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If you read this blog, you know I love running and I love trying new gear. I especially love trying affordably priced, high quality and high functioning gear. I was contacted by two companies that do all of their business online to see if I wanted to test them out. The first was Louvagear with arm/hand warmers and the second was Tiux who make performance…

Firsts Are Special

May 17, 2015 at 7:42 am
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This weekend the Husband and I went to NYC to cheer our friend Emily on in the Brooklyn Half Marathon. It was her first. I ran and then cheered her in (she was in Wave 2 so I had a 45 minute head start.) Emily’s first half reminded me of my first half (which was surprisingly successful) and my first marathon. I wrote a post…

Currently – Almost Summer Edition

May 10, 2015 at 8:52 am
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Currently… A post on “things of the moment” for me (#9). [Inspired by Marcia and other bloggers.] State of things: My last currently post had me not knowing if I was coming or going. I had a much calmer April and May so far. I was only on 8 plane segments since then and 2 were for pleasure and 2 were a mix of business…

Wednesday #Giveaway Link Up + #EntertoWinFreeRaceEntries

May 6, 2015 at 6:36 am
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You probably know by now that Smitha invited me to co-host her Wednesday Giveaway Round Up in the new link up format. You can learn more about Smitha and the link up here. This is week is #17! Last week we had 34 giveaways linked up! So head down and check them out the giveaway links at the bottom of this post. Enter to #winalltheprizes…

Happy Places, Happy Races- Left Coast Edition

April 26, 2015 at 6:35 am
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You may remember my Happy Places, Happy Races post from last month. I am back at it again with a “left coast” edition. I gave been checking out the SLO marathon since it started a few years ago. It is SLO for San Luis Obispo not for go SLOW (I hope!) My MIL has an AMAZING condo in Cayucos about 20 miles from the race…

A Great Read + Great Advice: Meb For Mortals

April 16, 2015 at 6:04 am
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If you have been around here a little or a lot, you know I have one all time favorite runner. It’s Meb Keflezighi, of course! I love Meb’s approach, optimism and his humble nature. I love that he defies the odds of age and beats the competition. And, after reading David Cassidy’s essay on running with Meb in the 2013 NYC Marathon, he was cemented…