Product Review: BUFF® Pack Run Visor

Disclaimer: I received a BUFF® Pack Run Visor to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador) at BibRave.com/BibRavePro, and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! It is heating up here in Delaware, and I’m not a happy camper. I have very fair skin, and I sweat like a wilder beast (seriously, search that term among my blog posts, you’ll see) so the combination of the two is just uncouth. I’m also not a hat person, so that triad leads to some confusion as to how to keep cool and battle the … Continue reading Product Review: BUFF® Pack Run Visor

Virtual Race Recap: 2020 Global 24-Hour Relay

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the 2020 Global 24-Hour Relay 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! TAG, you’re it! I don’t recall exactly what my text said the morning of Wednesday, June 3, 2020, but I knew it was my time to shine. It was Global Running Day, and I had something really cool planned in its honor. I participated in the 2020 Global 24-Hour Relay hosted by the Rochester Running Company by running a 30-minute leg as … Continue reading Virtual Race Recap: 2020 Global 24-Hour Relay

Virtual Race Recap: Lincoln Park Zoo Run for the Zoo 5K

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Lincoln Park Zoo Run for the Zoo Virtual 5K 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! During the pandemic, I’ve wholeheartedly embraced virtual races, as I’ve written about previously. I’m still working full-time from home (which isn’t new for me; I’ve been doing that for over a decade), we have our seven-year-old daughter at home (whom I love to death, but if she yells my name one more time during a meeting . . . ), … Continue reading Virtual Race Recap: Lincoln Park Zoo Run for the Zoo 5K

Race Recap: Virtual Salisbury Marathon ~ 4/4/2020

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the virtual Salisbury Marathon 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 runners, we’re adjusting to this “new normal” of virtual races instead of the in-person variety. Thankfully, I think I’m very enthusiastic about virtual races; I’ve always been a fan, because you can run on your own time while still snagging some awesome bling in the process. I’ve run virtual 5Ks before, and I even hosted one myself to benefit Girls on the Run back in the day, but when the … Continue reading Race Recap: Virtual Salisbury Marathon ~ 4/4/2020

Lincoln Park Zoo: Run for the Zoo Virtual Race Series

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Lincoln Park Zoo Run for the Zoo Virtual 5K 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! Pssst. You, yeah, you! Have you started running during this crazy pandemic? Do you run around your neighborhood aimlessly without a real goal in mind? I’ve got just the ticket—a virtual race series! Oh, but wait. This isn’t just any virtual race series. Think Tiger King meets running, because this is the Lincoln Park Zoo: Run … Continue reading Lincoln Park Zoo: Run for the Zoo Virtual Race Series

Race Recap: 7th Annual atTAcK addiction E-Racing the Stigma 5K

I attended the 7th Annual atTAcK addiction E-Racing the Stigma 5K on Saturday, March 7, 2020. This race grows larger and larger each year, as it is put on to raise funds for atTAcK addiction—a grassroots organization that provides support for recovering addicts and their loved ones, advocates for policy changes, educates families about opiate addiction and treatment options, works to prevent drug use, and strives to end the stigma of the disease. This organization is extremely important to me, as I wrote in last year’s recap for this race, because we lost my sister-in-law Chrissy nearly two years ago … Continue reading Race Recap: 7th Annual atTAcK addiction E-Racing the Stigma 5K

I’m Running in a New-to-Me Place ~ The Crossroads of Delmarva!

Update: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I was able to defer my entry to 2021. Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Salisbury Marathon 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’ve just made a last-minute decision to opt in as a BibRave Pro to run the Salisbury Marathon on Saturday, April 4, 2020 in—well, you guessed it—Salisbury, Maryland. I’ve never run a race in Maryland before, so I’m very excited to check out a new-to-me location! Salisbury is sometimes called “The Crossroads of Delmarva”—”Delmarva” meaning Delaware, … Continue reading I’m Running in a New-to-Me Place ~ The Crossroads of Delmarva!