September 15 is Run at Work Day, and we’re celebrating with a huge giveaway from Nathan Sports. Plus: an update on our family and Hurrican Irma.
I’m not quite back to running yet, but I did finish my first post-op 5K! I’m happy to report that running after a spinal fusion is definitely possible.
BODYARMOR is a healthier sports drink, with a taste that kids will love! It’s packed with the electrolytes and vitamins your little athlete needs to stay hydrated.
Recap of the New Years Eve Midnight Run in Central Park, New York. Read this first time racer’s experience, then add this race to your bucket list!
Find out how the TomTom Adventurer GPS Sports Watch helps me get outdoors every day. This awesome watch is 4+ gadgets rolled into one!
The first 6 months of recovering from my spinal fusion were pretty smooth sailing. Sure, it might not have felt that way at the time, and it definitely wasn’t pretty. But looking back I can see that I was progressively improving. I was regaining mobility, flexibility, and strength. My energy was returning. I was stretching […]
Those of you who’ve read my past posts know that I am a bit of a fuddy-duddy when it comes to running. It took me a long time to start wearing moisture-wicking running shirts. I still use my Timex watch to time my runs and my Fitbit or car odometer to estimate mileage for my training […]
Local friends – we’ve got another fun race event coming up this weekend in Jacksonville. The Run 13.1 and 5K is Sunday, April 2, 2017. Both races start at 7:00 a.m. in front of the Jacksonville Landing. Participants in both the half marathon and 5K will receive a technical shirt and a finisher’s medal – […]
The Gate River Run, located here in Jacksonville, Florida, is the largest 15K race in the United States. It’s a pretty big deal around here for runners and non-runners alike. I ran the Gate River Run in 2012 – it was the first race I ever ran. Interestingly enough, I haven’t run it since, despite […]
Big thanks to Spartan Race for providing today’s giveaway prize! This post contains affiliate links. I want to be a Spartan. And if my body cooperates, someday I WILL be. But for now I get to help one of you become a Spartan. Which is almost as cool. One of you is going to win […]
Thank you to 1st Place Sports and Tropical Smoothie Cafe for sponsoring today’s conversation about the Winter Beach Run! Hey, friends – I’ve got lots of good stuff in store for you in 2017! For starters, I’ll be talking a lot more about local (NE Florida/Jacksonville) races. This should include some giveaways for free race entries, […]
Thank you to our friends at XShadyside 24 Hour Gym Pittsburgh for providing today’s giveaway prize! There’s almost nothing as painful to a runner as not being able to run. And regardless of the reason for the time off – injury, illness, logistics, even just tapering before a big race (how do I put this nicely?) […]
Thank you to StrideBox for providing the products for today’s review and giveaway. This post contains affiliate links. Continue to the bottom of the post to learn how to enter the giveaway. Hey look, it’s The Man With The Yellow Hat! No, just kidding. It’s my dad. He doesn’t usually look like this – he’s decked […]
Thank you to GORE-TEX for sponsoring today’s conversation and for the new Brooks running shoes. This post contains affiliate links. First – what exactly is GORE-TEX? Well, it’s a super-durable fabric – it’s waterproof, windproof, breathable, and engineered to last for a long time. Even if you’ve never heard of it, chances are some of your […]
Thank you to StrideBox for providing the products for today’s giveaway. This post contains affiliate links. I’m totally going to date myself with this reference, but here goes. Do you remember when there were stores that sold nothing but stickers? Scratch-n-Sniff, foil stickers, the big puffy ones – everything you needed for a killer sticker collection. […]
Thank you to NATHAN for providing the products for today’s giveaway. This post contains affiliate links. Fun Fact: Tomorrow (9/16/16) is Run@Work Day! This annual event is sponsored by the Road Runners Club of America, and its goal is simple – to get people moving! Events are taking place across the country – corporate wellness […]
Jacksonville friends, this one is for you. Use promo code MRI2016Discount5 when you register for the Jacksonville Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk and save $5 on your entry fee. The event takes place on September 10, 2016 at The Jacksonville Landing. In addition to the 5K, there will be family-friendly activities, including a surprise guest speaker and prize drawings […]