Category: Running

Overthinking the Marathon Review – Charity Opportunity

Runners and non-runners alike will gain an appreciation for Ray Charbonneau’s new book, Overthinking the Marathon. Charbonneau takes you on along on a daily journey of what it’s like to be a runner. His journal entries include training and life with family and friends…

The Summit Seeker by Vanessa Runs – Giveaway Winner Announced!

Everyone in life needs a little adventure. Sometimes we learn through other people’s trials and tribulations to understand things better about the world, society and our own hobby. We like to live vicariously through others. We take knowledge and growth that we learn through other people’s…

Not The Same Ol’ Run

I wear many hats; waitress, student, mom, girlfriend, runner trail runner. Between delivering omelets, studying on the psychological effects of steroids in baseball, laundry, soccer practice, softball games and my new found love of yoga, I don’t have much time to do the latter…

Buff – The Original Multifunctional Headwear – Review

Two months ago I recieved a lovely package from a company called Buff’s Headwear. I knew the package was on its way, and the day it arrived I quickly ripped it open to see the contents in real life; two brand spanking new buffs. What…

Welcome back Motivation, I Have Been Waiting for you!

This morning I started writing a post about how I was such a California girl. For me that means basically a weather wimp. I don’t like being cold, and with every intention to go for a long run today when I woke up, that…

Happy Turkey Day Run! United Run for the Hungry 2012

So obviously this post is a little late in the making, but I do agree with the ‘better late than never’ principle. Last year, weeks before Thanksgiving I decided that I was going to run a Thanksgiving day race on turkey day, but my…

Injinji Perfomance Toesocks Review: Like Walking on Cotton Candy

As a runner, I often find myself struggling with how to keep blisters far away from my feet. For some reason, I associate getting blisters with being a new runner who is still trying to find themselves and establish what works for them. The problem with this…