Allstate Hot Chocolate Philly 15K/5K (4/4/20)

Disclaimer: I’m promoting the Allstate Hot Chocolate Philly 15K/5K race 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’m promoting the Allstate Hot Chocolate Philly 15K/5K on April 4, 2020 as a BibRavePro, and I’m wicked excited about it! I’ve never done a Hot Chocolate race before, and each year I have serious fear of missing out (FOMO) when I see others post about this series. Let me tell you why. Runners like Meredith (Scootadoot) rave about this race. Here’s what she … Continue reading Allstate Hot Chocolate Philly 15K/5K (4/4/20)

Product Review: Shady Rays Allure

Disclaimer: I received a pair of Shady Rays Allure Purple Tortoise sunglasses 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! As a BibRave Pro, sometimes I receive really cool running/biking swag to test out. You get to opt-in to a campaign and see if you are chosen. It’s like being Charlie who finds the Golden Ticket in my mind. Pure elation and excitement! Whenever I see sunglasses campaigns pop up, I immediately count myself out, since I wear regular glasses … Continue reading Product Review: Shady Rays Allure

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?

Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia ~ 9/15/19

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia half 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! You’d think that I would have raced in Pennsylvania by now, seeing as how I live in Delaware and am only about an hour or so away from Pennsylvania, right? WRONG-O. How is that possible?! That’s why I’m extremely excited to have signed up for the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon on September 15, 2019. Race day offers … Continue reading Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia ~ 9/15/19

ZOOMA Women’s Race Series: Texas – Lost Pines ~ March 8–9, 2019

I’ve never attended a women’s only race or race series before, so the thought of researching the ZOOMA Women’s Race Series was exciting to me! I first dove a bit into what ZOOMA represents in general and what its mission statement is. According to the ZOOMA site, its mission is to “inspire women to live healthy, happy, and active lives.” I can get on board with that, certainly. I was also instantly hooked by ZOOMA’s sizzle reel: Picture an inspiring weekend filled with strong women, yoga sessions, intelligent speakers, an exciting expo, and celebrations in an unforgettable resort location.  ZOOMA … Continue reading ZOOMA Women’s Race Series: Texas – Lost Pines ~ March 8–9, 2019

Oh, the many options at the Delaware Marathon Running Festival!

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Delaware 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! The Delaware Marathon Running Festival really does have it all! Runners can choose from the full marathon distance, the half marathon distance, a 4-person relay, a 5K, a Kids Fun Run, or the Big Freakin’ Deal Challenge. Full MarathonI’ll be running the full this year, which is on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 7 a.m. EST, and I couldn’t be more excited! The 2019 marathon field will be capped at 1,000 runners, … Continue reading Oh, the many options at the Delaware Marathon Running Festival!

The Mushroom Cap Half Marathon and Relay Event ~ 11/2/19

Disclaimer: I’m promoting the Mushroom Cap Half Marathon and Relay Event race 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! Have y’all smelled the mushrooms in Pennsylvania yet?! I would be a little nervous about the Mushroom Cap Half Marathon and Relay Event in Kennett Square, PA on November 2, 2019 for this very reason. It’s not a pleasant smell, but this race sounds worth it. When I asked seasoned runner Jennifer Accord why she signed up for the race, she said … Continue reading The Mushroom Cap Half Marathon and Relay Event ~ 11/2/19