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

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

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

Race Recap: The Sweetest 5K Run/Walk in DE ~ 3/9/19

Cold, windy, but delicious would describe this race to a T. I attended the Delaware Technical Community College’s The Sweetest 5K Run/Walk in Delaware on February 9, 2019 in Dover, DE. I’ve been meaning to attend this event for years now, but have always been afraid of the potential weather (it almost always seems to rain or is frigid). I’m so glad I finally took the plunge and ran this race. For whatever reason, I always thought that this race was wicked small, so I didn’t have high expectations on race day. Boy was I wrong! The first amazing factor … Continue reading Race Recap: The Sweetest 5K Run/Walk in DE ~ 3/9/19

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!

Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin ~ 10/19/19

Disclaimer: I’m promoting the Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to find and write race reviews! While I can’t click my heels together three times and get to Kansas very easily, I will say that I’m wicked psyched for the runners of the Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin on October 19, 2019! I will most likely be running a local race at home in Delaware called the Monster Mash Marathon, but this Kansas City Marathon sounds like it’ll be one … Continue reading Kansas City Marathon presented by Garmin ~ 10/19/19

Rutgers Unite Half Marathon: My Eight-Week Training Plan

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 out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! As I recover from my first 50K ultra marathon (race recap to come!), I find myself itching to put together my next training plan. I’m running the Rutgers Unite Half Marathon on 4/14/19. I’m not pushing for a very fast half marathon per se (I currently have no PR dreams), but I do want to see where I am fitness wise. … Continue reading Rutgers Unite Half Marathon: My Eight-Week Training Plan

Product Review: Food Groove Mission Super Food Bites

Disclaimer: I received a box of 10 Food Groove Mission pouches 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! I’m all about convenience. I’m more apt to stay on track and eat healthfully if my nutritious choices are right in front of me within arm’s reach. I also like portable foods—items that I can chuck in my purse and run to the Angry Kindergartner’s (AK) soccer practice or Girl Scout meeting. I get hangry very easily in public (hubs will … Continue reading Product Review: Food Groove Mission Super Food Bites