In a slump?

Disclaimer: I’m promoting the 2019 World Refugee Day 5K Virtual Run as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! Do you feel like you’re in a running rut without a clear goal in mind this summer other than to beat the heat that’s swooping in quickly? I can’t be the only one! That’s why I love virtual races during the summer. I can run them at any time of day or night—outside or inside—and I don’t feel pressured to PR or pressed … Continue reading In a slump?

Product Review: Orange Mud Gear Vest Pro

Disclaimer: I received the Orange Mud Gear Vest Pro to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! Convenient, comfy, compact—all three words describe the Orange Mud Gear Vest Pro to a T! I had the honor of testing this product as a BibRave Pro, and using an Orange Mud hydration pack has been my dream for quite some time now. I’ve been using my Orange Mud handheld 21-ounce bottle on nearly all of my runs, especially my full marathons and … Continue reading Product Review: Orange Mud Gear Vest Pro

Product Review: WIN Sports Detergent

Disclaimer: I received WIN Sports Detergent to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! The Stinky Song For a little fun with this post, I searched the term stinky song on YouTube to see what would pop up. Oh boy, did I find some gems! Particularly, the Stinky Song here. Who thinks this stuff up?! Is he in my head?! He must be, because this is what I sing to myself on laundry day, particularly the Monday after a race … Continue reading Product Review: WIN Sports Detergent

Race Recap: Delaware Marathon Running Festival (Full) ~ 4/28/19

Disclaimer: I’m promoting the Delaware Marathon Running Festival as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! As I typically do, I’ll sum up this race recap in three phrases—slowwwww, pseudo hills, and rain! I ran the Delaware Marathon Running Festival full on Sunday, April 28, 2019. I ran the half back in 2017 (read my race recap here), so I thought I knew what to expect. I almost miss having this race traditionally on Mother’s Day, but hey, now I can sleep in this year! The Expo … Continue reading Race Recap: Delaware Marathon Running Festival (Full) ~ 4/28/19

The BibRave Strava Run Streak 2019

“One-a-day” May is upon us. It’s that time of year when runners join forces for a month-long streak of running a mile (or more) each day. I love seeing everyone’s motivational posts, progress, and how folks get creative in squeezing in their walk/runs on busy days. I, on the other hand, would be remiss not to point out immediately that I have commitment issues—to streaks of all kinds! Healthy eating streaks, run streaks, plank challenge streaks, and so on. I have the best of intentions, like most of us do, but somewhere around Day 5 or so I always lose … Continue reading The BibRave Strava Run Streak 2019

Delaware Marathon Running Festival Visitors’ Guide

Disclaimer: I’m promoting the Delaware Marathon Running Festival as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! Welcome to the second-smallest state! You’ll find some awesome places to check out while visiting the First State for the Delaware Marathon Running Festival on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Top 3 Warm-Up Spots Before you walk or run one of the many race options as outlined in a recent blog post at the Delaware Marathon Running Festival, you may want to warm up by clocking some … Continue reading Delaware Marathon Running Festival Visitors’ Guide