Category Archives: Gear

Cold Weather Running or how to stay off the treadmill despite the winter

Hey, remember when this was a running blog?  Me neither. Moving on, despite my inability to run this winter, I ran outside all through last winter despite sub-zero temperatures, ice storms, and 16 days of snow in a row.  I … Continue reading

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Bobble Review and Giveaway

I suck at drinking water. I first realized this while training for my half marathon this spring.  And then this summer when it was 80 billionty degrees.  I set a goal for myself of 4 liters a day so I … Continue reading

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A Little Slice of Awesome…in my mailbox!

I was not having a good morning.  I was pretty much sulkng in bed when the mail came and then, behold! I am so excited!  I like things that are colorful and fun and their old nylon solid black and … Continue reading

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Stuff and things, I heart winning free stuff edition.

I’m not feeling it. And by it, I mean anything.  Blogging, running, working (especially working) all seems like too much work.  Watching tv and sleeping are about all I have the energy for.  I’m tired and I haven’t been able … Continue reading

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Training Goals, Neti pots, and RIP Odin

Being that I am still miserably ill, I’m fantasizing about what crazy race I might want to train for next.  I have a confession.  I’m secretly fantasizing about As you may recall, my last 5K was actually part of a … Continue reading

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Everstride Review and GIVEAWAY

I promise there is a giveaway at the end. When Everstride offered products for review on Twitter, I knew I had to get in on this!  I e-mailed Team Everstride and they shipped me a box of products to try … Continue reading

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Giant Eagle Multisport 5K 2011 Race Report

Date: July 31, 2011 Location: Columbus, OH Distance: 3.1 miles Time: 36:46 (PR!!) Gimmick: It’s basically a BIG party for triathletes.  And Giant Eagle employees. Woah. Would you believe me if I told you that I woke up incredibly sick … Continue reading

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