Race Recap: atTAcK Addiction 5K 3/2/19

It has become my birthday tradition to run the atTAcK Addiction 5K in New Castle, DE, on my birthday weekend. This year for my 37th shin-dig, the race fell on Saturday, March 2, 2019 and held an extra special place in my heart. I ran, in particular, for my sister-in-law Chrissy, who passed away suddenly this summer from an overdose. The race’s proceeds benefit atTAcK addiction, a grassroots 501(c)(3) charitable foundation established to assist individuals and families impacted by addiction. The organization provides support for recovering addicts and their loved ones, advocates for policy changes, educates families about opiate addiction … Continue reading Race Recap: atTAcK Addiction 5K 3/2/19

Top 3 Podcasts I’ll Be Boppin’ to at the Rutgers Unite Half Marathon on 4/14/19

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Rutgers Unite Half Marathon & 8K as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check outBibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! How do you prep for an upcoming race? As I mentally prepare to run the Rutgers Unite Half Marathon on Sunday, April 14, one of the first things that comes to mind is preparing my running playlist. Most runners compile a song list, but I like to pull together a podcast list. Here’s what I’ve put together: My Jams The BibRave Podcast: Episode 139: Blood Flow … Continue reading Top 3 Podcasts I’ll Be Boppin’ to at the Rutgers Unite Half Marathon on 4/14/19

22nd Annual Key West Half Marathon and 5K ~ 1/19/20

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the 22nd Annual Key West Half Marathon and 5K 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! I literally squealed out loud and ran to hubs to tell him that I was chosen to attend the 22nd Annual Key West Half Marathon and 5K on January 19, 2020 as a BibRave Pro. My first trip to Key West was as a stop on our honeymoon back in 2014. We had an out-of-this-world time, and ever since, … Continue reading 22nd Annual Key West Half Marathon and 5K ~ 1/19/20

Product Review: Boobs, Be Free!Handful’s The Closer Bra

Disclaimer: I received a Handful The Closer bra 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! See the smile on my face? That’s because I just recently discovered the most incredible sports bra known to womankind—Handful’s The Closer bra. I’ve never worn a front-clasp bra before, because I thought it would create too much bulk in the front or be difficult to close. UNTRUE whispers The Closer to my sweaty boobs, as I try to weasel my way out of … Continue reading Product Review: Boobs, Be Free!Handful’s The Closer Bra

Product Review: CEP Compression Women’s Tall Socks 3.0

Disclaimer: I received a pair of CEP Compression Women’s Tall Socks 3.0 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! Akin to seeing me wildly wrestle out of a sports bra after a run like my cat trying to escape the blow-up cone of shame (oh, poor Bartleby), you can often see me cursing under my breath while trying to take off compression gear. I understand that compression socks, pants, sleeves, and shirts are excellent to promote blood flow and … Continue reading Product Review: CEP Compression Women’s Tall Socks 3.0

ZOOMA Women’s Race Series: Cape Cod (9/29/19)

New England, you hold my heart. I will forever be in love with the ocean, quaint coastal towns, and summers at Cape Cod. So when I saw that the third race in the ZOOMA Women’s Race Series was being held in Cape Cod, I nearly swooned. The half marathon and 10K will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2019 at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in N. Falmouth, MA. I can almost picture (according to the site) the sights of cozy Cape Cod neighborhoods, gorgeous ocean views, and the tree-lined roads of historic Falmouth already! This hotel has it all! … Continue reading ZOOMA Women’s Race Series: Cape Cod (9/29/19)

ZOOMA Women’s Race Series: Great Lakes (9/14/19)

The second race in this year’s ZOMMA Women’s Race Series is an out-of-this-world event! The ZOOMA Great Lakes 2019 race series features half marathon, 10K, and 5K options on September 14, 2019. The races start and finish at the Lake Lawn Resort near Lake Geneva, WI, which is absolutely breathtaking from what I’ve scoped out online. Packet pick-up is from 2–8 p.m. on Friday, September 13, 2019. But don’t be scared away by this date! You can pick up your race packet and shop, hang out, and have fun with your crew at Lake Lawn Resort. On Saturday, September 14, … Continue reading ZOOMA Women’s Race Series: Great Lakes (9/14/19)