Archive for the ‘Running’ Category

Friday Finds – Things I’m Loving Lately

October 21, 2016 at 7:00 am

My weekly “Friday Five” link up has ended. Sad as that is, it will be fun to revisit and reinvent an old feature. Goodbye “Friday Five” and welcome back, “Friday Finds.” My old “Friday Finds” format was to tell you about one or two cool apps, events, etc. and to post links to great deals. The latter took a ton of time, but not too…

Chicago Marathon Spectator Tips – Go Runners!

October 9, 2016 at 6:55 am

I have marathon envy! Why? It’s perfect weather here for today’s Chicago Marathon. It is not too cold and not too hot. As Goldilocks would say, “it’s just right.” People think running marathons is hard, but spectating can be tougher than you’d think. Really? Yes! Ask my friend Eric F. in NYC what happened when he tried to find a newbie marathoner friend in NYC…

3rd Quarter ’16 Running Round Up

September 30, 2016 at 7:11 am

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 third quarter of 2016. It was definitely my toughest (and one of my most humbling) running quarters in…

Run “Cooler” – Janji x Ciele Athletics GoCap #Giveaway

September 12, 2016 at 6:23 am

If you’ve been around here, you know that I’m a loud and proud Janji Corps member. What’s Janji? Janji is an awesome running gear company in Boston. Janji donates a portion of every sale to organizations who help provide clean water to those in need all over the world. Ten percent of the sale of each piece goes to help fund clean water projects. This…

Grab a Cup! September Ultimate Coffee Date

September 4, 2016 at 9:46 am

Welcome to the 9th Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2016. 9 down, 3 to go as 2016 flies by. I‘m linking up again with Coco @ Running with Perseverance and Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner. What is the Ultimate Coffee Date? Imagine we are having coffee together… this post is what I would tell you. So grab a cup , “listen” and…

Friday Five: 5 Must Haves for NYC Marathon Training

September 2, 2016 at 5:52 am
5 must haves marathon

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: AMPLA FLY Running Shoes

August 30, 2016 at 6:04 am

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…