Archive for the ‘Running’ Category

Beat Indian Summer with SOS Rehydrate #Giveaway

September 25, 2017 at 5:35 am

You may remember that I first tried SOS Rehydrate in 2015. It’s a sports drink with “a laser focus” on hydration. I’ve kept in touch with my friends at SOS Rehydrate and worked with them a number of times since. I had the opportunity to meet up with James and crew (and Olympian Nick Willis!) at Expo East. See a recap of our run clinic…

Friday Five: Must Haves for Fall Marathon Training

September 15, 2017 at 5:31 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for Friday Five 2.0. The theme this week is “Unique Running Routes.” The Chicago Lakefront is beautiful and unique in some ways but I can’t make a “five” post on it. I’m going to go with must haves for fall marathon training. 5 Must Haves for Fall Marathon Training 1. Caffeine!…

Friday Five: Summer ’17 Lessons Learned

September 1, 2017 at 7:11 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for Friday Five 2.0. The theme this week is “What I’ve Learned This Summer” (or training cycle). I’m going to go with “5 Things I Learned This Summer in Running (and Life). Believe it or not, it’s Labor Day weekend. Meteorological summer ends this weekend, so it’s time to reflect on…

Friday Five: Runfessions… My Summer Run Must-Haves

August 25, 2017 at 6:11 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for Friday Five 2.0. The last Friday of the month is a “free” day, so I’m doubling down and linking up with Marcia for the August “Runfessions,” too! Runfessions are running truths or “where runners bare their souls and soles.” As I get more mature in my running [read: older], I…

Friday Five: Fave Fitness Fuels From The Feed #Giveaway

August 18, 2017 at 8:00 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for Friday Five 2.0. This week’s topic is “Fitness Fuel.” If you come around here much, you know I am a bit obsessed with trying new things – especially new health and fitness products. I’ve been using The Feed for years because you can find all of the best and newest…

Friday Five: Some of My Favorite Running Races

August 4, 2017 at 6:32 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for Friday Five 2.0. This week’s topic is “My Favorite Races.” I’ve run well over 400 races, so this is a doozie of a topic for me. I can’t really pick only five faves. However, if you’ve been around here, you know I have some faves that I repeat year after…

Friday Five: My First Runfessions

July 28, 2017 at 7:10 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for Friday Five 2.0. July is a “free” month, so I’m doubling down and linking up with Marcia for the July “Runfessions,” too! Runfessions are running truths or “where runners bare their souls and soles.” I runfess that… I just realized that the NY Marathon is less than 16 weeks away…