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!

Best of the Bay San Francisco City Guide

Disclaimer: I am promoting the Best of the Bay San Francisco City Guide 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! I’ve never been to San Francisco before, but when BibRave approached its BibRave Pros to promote and chat about the Best of the Bay San Francisco City Guide, I said yes immediately—in order to learn more about the Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon race weekend, San Fran, and all that it has to offer! There is a very handy, extremely comprehensive … Continue reading Best of the Bay San Francisco City Guide

Product Review: AfterShokz Aeropex (& Last Chance to Enter to Win Something Huge!)

Disclaimer: I received the AfterShokz Aeropex headphones 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! When BibRave approached me with mention of two … Continue reading Product Review: AfterShokz Aeropex (& Last Chance to Enter to Win Something Huge!)

Start Your New Year Right with the 465 Virtual Challenge

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the 465 Virtual Challenge 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 we roll into December each year, I tend to think about my upcoming goals for the New Year. I think I’m going to call 2020 my Year of Joy (hash tag that sh*t now, folks! #2020YearofJoy). Backstory In 2019, I did a fairly good job of culling down responsibilities that were above and beyond what I could actually handle and do with integrity. I’m an Upholder, so I’ll say … Continue reading Start Your New Year Right with the 465 Virtual Challenge