Dirt Devil Racing – The Grand Slam Progressive Series

This is the second of a 2 part race profile, if you missed the first one click HERE.

The Grand Slam Progressive Series hosted by Dirt Devils Racing, consists of 4 different distanced races. Since the first race of this series has yet to be here, you can still sign up to complete the whole series. To do this, you must sign up for each individual race in the series, but don’t wait! These races will sell out!! Those who complete the whole series will be entitled to special goodies at the completion of the series. Also, the Grand Slam Progressive Series dishes out points for racing. More info on the points here. You can sign up for one race, or all of them.

  • Coyote 5k – June 2, 2013 Tecolote Canyon, San Diego2012-Coyote-Logo-e1358365997910-205x300, CA

Course Description:  This localSan Diego 5k is located in centralSan Diego just minutes from Sea World, and runs throughTecoloteCanyon right in the heart ofSan Diego.  The race starts atTecoloteCanyonNatureCenter at the end ofTecolote Road and crosses the entire canyon.  The trail starts out as a wide jeep road that gradually ascends for the first mile until you can see Tecolote Golf Course on your left.  At this point the trail gets slightly steeper and becomes narrower (single track).  The 5K makes two quick left turns and returns the way they came on a flat and fast 1 mile stretch back to the finish.*

Use coupon code KATECOYOTE13 to save!

  • Sidewinder 10k – July 7, 2013 Marian Bear Memorial Park, San Diego, CA

Course Description: This localSan Diego 10K runs throughMarianBearPark right in the hsidewinder-10k-logoeart ofSan Diego. The race starts atMarianBearPark parking area on the West side ofClairemont Mesa Blvd directly South of Highway 52. The course is a mix of single track, double track, and about 150 yards of road. The 10K course will have some technical sections as well as 2-3 creek bed crossings. These will most likely be dry but will have loose rocks or wet if rain the week before. (Not gonna happen in July. Famous last words.) The course will start with a small loop, approximately 1 mile, and then become an out-n-back.*

Use coupon code KATESIDEWINDER13 to save!

  • Stairway to Heaven – August 11, 2013 Mission Trails Regional Park, San Diego, CA

Course Description:   Runners will follow the course markings through the grasslands ustairway-to-heaven-marathon-logontil they begin to ascend a steep ¾ mile hill at mile 2 encountering their first aid station at the top.  After reaching the top, runners will wind down into the canyon on a combination of narrow single track and fire road trails.  After reaching the second aid station runners will descend intoSuycottWash making their way towardsSouthFortunaMountain and the “Stairway to Heaven.”  When runners reach the stairway they will ascend up South Fortuna on steps that have been carved into the mountain.  Once at the top their efforts are rewarded with spectacular views of the valley … and our own Dirt Devil Stairway Angel.

Runners now make their way to the 3rd aid station (which was also aid station #1) before descending the steep ¾ mile hill and enteringOakCanyon. OakCanyon is rocky and technical but eventually eases up as runners make their way over historic Old Mission Dam and theSan DiegoRiver before turning left for a short half-mile of road. After turning left off the road you will finish with a stretch of double track trails returning to the finish area.

*****WARNING*****

THE 15K STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN IS A DIFFICULT, HILLY AND TECHNICAL COURSE.  HOWEVER, IT IS ALSO ONE OF THE MOST REWARDING AND CHALLENGING TRAIL RUNS IN SAN DIEGO.*

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  • Raptor Ridge Half Marathon – October 13, 2013 San Dieguito River Park, San Diego, CA

Course Description: The Raptor Ridge half marathon is an out-n-back course that begins with 4.5 Raptor-Ridge-Logo-300x293miles of flat and fast jeep road that winds east towards the San DiegoSafari Park and Raptor Ridge.  The single track up Raptor Ridge is completely doable for stronger runners.  Runners who are not as strong should expect to “do some hiking” up to the top.  At the top you are rewarded by views of the entire valley.  October is a gorgeous time of year and the view at the top of the ridge is impressive.  As you continue down the other side of Raptor Ridge you really make up time.  Lean into the hill and run fast down the opposite side as you make your way back into the flats and towards your turnaround point.

After the turnaround, running up the backside of the ridge is easier than running up the single track.  The hill is longer and on less of an incline.  Try to run all the way to the top as you feel your quads burning.  As you crest the top get back on the single track and “trail-surf” all the way to the bottom.  This is trail running at its best.  Running downhill, really fast with great views all around you.  Spectacular!

As you run along the rolling jeep road toward the 5th aid station with the mountains on your left make sure to ready your bottle for filling.  It is only 3 miles to go now and it is all flat.  Now you are on your way back.  Farms are on both sides of you and you can settle into a nice, comfortable pace as you near the end.  As you come closer you can hear the sounds of cowbells ringing and volunteers calling “Runner”!  It gives you a jolt of energy and will allow you to speed up as you cross the finish.*

Use coupon code KATERAPTOR13 to save!

* All Course Descriptions are copied directly from dirtdevilsracing.com

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Dirt Devils Racing – The Animal Half Marathon Series

This year I have signed up for two races that Dirt Devils Racing puts on annually. These two races are part of two different series’, The Animal Half Series, and The Grand Slam Progressive Series. So I thought it would be fun to get more people out there to participate, have fun, get dirty, and support a local racing company.

Here is the breakdown of The Animal Half Series. This is a two-part race profile, for the second part, The Grand Slam Progressive Series, click HERE.

The Animal Half Marathon Series is a collection of 4 trail races. These 4 races earn points for male and female runners placing in the top ten. The first race of the series has already passed and with that the chance to enter for the points for this series, but have no fear, those of you looking to run a great trail half marathon can sign up for one or all the remaining races. Don’t wait until the last minute because these races always sell out!

Runners who earn a qualifying finishing time in any of the half marathon races will be invited to the Dirty Invitational Marathon.

  • Wildhorse Trail Half Marathon TBD 2014 San Diego, CA

Course Description:

This race has passed but make sure to look for it in 2014!

Situated around Otay Lakes and the USA Olympic Training Center, the Wild Horse Trail Half Marathon traverses some of the most spectacular surroundings that can be found in San Diego County. Runners will park in the North Boat Launch Parking lot, and pin their bibs on. At mandatoryWild-Horse-2012-Logo-No-Date-300x235 check-in they will show their bibs to ensure they have an official start time. As the gun goes off, the racers will start on the Southwest side of Otay Lakes with sweeping views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. As the race begins, runners can take advantage of the flat, fast start for the first mile following the dirt/gravel road around the lake towards the Olympic Training Center. Once there the trail dips down along the lake edge offering well groomed single track on the way to the first of many footbridges and aid stations. After the first aid station the trail bends around the lake and continues on single track trail right along the lake shore. The trail remains flat and fast winding amongst the trees until aid station two at mile 3.7 near Otay Lakes Road. Depending on the lake water level runners will either continue along the lake shore or be diverted onto Otay Lakes Road for a brief period of time before continuing around the lake. Runners arrive at the turnaround and 3rd aid station and should pause to take in the view of this inspiring San Diego resource. The views from the third aid station are amazing. On the return trip, runners will be diverted to Upper Otay Lakes (and the smaller of the two) and then return onto the single track going back the way they came. The race finishes back at the Start/Finish area where you will be cheered and greeted by the Dirt Devil Racing staff and crew, in addition to family, spectators, and a Finisher’s Award Medal. After re-hydrating at our Sponsor’s Tent, or being tended to for any minor aches, you are encouraged to give that Victory pose to our Professional photographer with beautiful Otay Lake in the back-drop. Photo opportunities are free of charge for all runners, and their families. Photos are available for viewing at the Awards After Party, and for purchase a few days following the event.*

  • Foxy Trail Half Marathon April 28, 2013  Rancho Bernardo Community Park, San Diego, CA

Course Description:  This local San Diego Trail Half Marathon runs around beautifulLakeHodges Foxy_logo1right off of Interstate-15.  The race starts at West Bernardo Park and crosses the new stone suspension bridge from the South side of theLake to the North side.  After crossing the bridge runners head west along theNorthShore trail overlooking the lake.  After passing through the marina runners enter a wooded area and run along the lake shore. This race is an out-n-back.*

Use coupon code KATEFOXY13 to save!

  • Cougar Half Marathon  May 26, 2013 Hwy 78 Trailhead, San Diego, CA

The event starts at the San Pasqual Trail and the first 4 miles wind through orange groves and localcougar-pic-for-website-150x150 farms on a mix of single and double track trail.  Cougar Mountain ascends 365 feet and most are capable of running to the top, with some needing to run/walk their way up the trail. The trail down the backside of the mountain is mostly single track and lots of fun to run. The last mile is flat again before runners get to the turn around point.  The San Pasqual Trail is part of the Sea to Crest Trail that connects historic Julian to theSan Diego coast at Del Mar.*

Use coupon code KATECOUGAR13 to save!

  • Raptor Ridge Half Marathon October 13, 2013 San Dieguito River Park, San Diego, CA

Course Description: The Raptor Ridge half marathon is an out-n-back course that begins with 4.5Raptor-Ridge-Logo-300x293 miles of flat and fast jeep road that winds east towards the San DiegoSafari Park and Raptor Ridge.  The single track up Raptor Ridge is completely doable for stronger runners.  Runners who are not as strong should expect to “do some hiking” up to the top.  At the top you are rewarded by views of the entire valley.  October is a gorgeous time of year and the view at the top of the ridge is impressive.  As you continue down the other side of Raptor Ridge you really make up time.  Lean into the hill and run fast down the opposite side as you make your way back into the flats and towards your turnaround point.

After the turnaround, running up the backside of the ridge is easier than running up the single track.  The hill is longer and on less of an incline.  Try to run all the way to the top as you feel your quads burning.  As you crest the top get back on the single track and “trail-surf” all the way to the bottom.  This is trail running at its best.  Running downhill, really fast with great views all around you.  Spectacular!

As you run along the rolling jeep road toward the 5th aid station with the mountains on your left make sure to ready your bottle for filling.  It is only 3 miles to go now and it is all flat.  Now you are on your way back.  Farms are on both sides of you and you can settle into a nice, comfortable pace as you near the end.  As you come closer you can hear the sounds of cowbells ringing and volunteers calling “Runner”!  It gives you a jolt of energy and will allow you to speed up as you cross the finish.*

Get out and have fun on the trails! Make sure to check out The Grand Slam Progressive Series!

Use coupon code KATERAPTOR13 to save!

*All course descriptions are directly from dirtdevilsracing.com

Overthinking the Marathon Review – Charity Opportunity

Runners and non-runners alike will gain an appreciation for Ray Charbonneau’s new OtM-170wbook, 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 while training for his 17th marathon, The Cape Cod Marathon.Ray is the author of previous titles including, Chasing the Runners High, and R is for Running.

Charbonneau is currently training for the Boston Marathon on April 15th, 2013. He has teamed up with the Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually impaired. He will be running alongside Mike Merino as a sighted guide on Team With a Vision.

Ray is donating 50 % of the proceeds from the sales of his new book, Overthinking the Marathon, through April 15th to the Massachusetts Association for the Blind – Team With a Vision.

Buy Ray’s book today and enjoy all while helping out a great cause!

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 lives and adventures and apply them to our own.

Sometimes all of these thoughts and ideas can be found in a good book.

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The Summit Seeker written by Vanessa Runs wraps all of the growth, adventures, ideas, trials and tribulations into one fantastic read.

Vanessa takes the reader into a very personal account of what life is for her. She struggles with pleasing those around her while finding the escape of doing what she loves most – being alone on a mountain trail. Although Vanessa is an accomplished ultrarunner, the book is not all about ultrarunning. She takes you on a journey through spirituality and emotion and a will to survive.

Vanessa is a friend of mine, and I couldn’t be happier for her. That though, does not at all influenece my opinion and thoughts of her book. She is an amazing writer who will inspire us all.Want to know more about Vanessa and her amazing adventures? Read this book.

Late in 2011 I met Vanessa. We were sitting next to each other at a Girls On the Run coaches meeting and somehow we started talking. She told me that she ran ultra marathons, and once she described what an ultra was to me I was amazed. This seemed like something you only read about in magazines, or books. I asked her how someone would train for such an event, and she said, “You find a mountain and you just run up and down, a lot.” She was just a regular girl like me, but she was capable of amazing feats. I kept in contact a few weeks after that with her, as she would invite me out with her to run at Torrey Pines, but I could never make it out. For an entire year I would watch from the sidelines of her blog or facebook as she blossomed into an amazing athlete with so much drive and appreciation for the ultra-community, and the love of trails, it was contagious. Since the day she taught me about ultras, I knew it was for me. When the time came that I finally put my fear aside and signed up for my first ultra, she was the first person I contacted with questions. I asked her through where I should train and how long I should train, and if she were ever in the area if she would like to go for a run together. She was beyond helpful in my training for my race, and was supportive all the way through.

Vanessa is one of the most humble people you will ever know. She has so much passion about her sport and how she wants to live her life, that you can’t help but cheer for her. In the same fashion that she inspired me, she will inspire you too!

Had I never met Vanessa that day, who knows where my running would be. I thank her for taking the time to teach me that the ability to run an ultra is not for the elite athletes. Regular people like her and I can finish any ultra distance and the power of knowing that is immeasurable.

Thank you for Vanessa!

So after reading Vanessa’s awesome book, I wanted to know more. I craved more. I contacted Vanessa and asked her a few questions and got a little insight as to what the future holds.

K: ” What was the hardest part for you when writing your book?”

V: ” The editing. I had a hard time letting it go in the later stages because I would question and analyze every word – I wanted it to be perfect. That probably wasn’t a bad thing, but it took a really long time! I had the privilege of working with some amazing editors like Susan Fish from storywell.ca, and that really helped me. I probably could have stayed in the editing stage forever!”

K: “What is your biggest running accomplishment and why?”

V: “Finishing Chimera 100 and feeling so great at the end. I recovered quickly, and it was the first race I actually “trained” for. When I finished the race, I wasn’t the same runner that had registered for it. When I registered, I knew I couldn’t finish it. So I trained myself into someone who could, and I was really proud of that.”

K: “Who would you consider your running idol?”

V: “I am always in awe of Ginger (our dog). She has crazy endurance and energy–we still haven’t found her limit. After a 20-30 mile mountain run, we get back to the RV exhausted and when she realizes we’re stopping, she begs us to throw sticks for her.

Human-wise, there’s a quote by George Sheehan that says: “I have met my hero and he is me.” That’s how I try to live my life–always challenging myself and becoming someone I can consider a hero in my own mind. I don’t like to have running idols (though people are inspirations), because we’re ultimately all just humans trying to do our best.”

K: ” Where are you and the gang off to next?”

V: ” We’ll be running Zion 100 in Utah, then continuing North to spend the summer in Alaska. There are a few races in Alaska we’re looking at. One of them is a 100-miler, mostly unsupported, right through bear country. That’s a race I’m a little scared to do, so I might register.”

K: ” You’re working on another book, can you tell us a bit about it?

V: ” I’m still looking for a title, but it’s about women in ultrarunning. It explores issues that are unique to women in running long distances and aims to explore how we approach our running. I want to write about issues like femininity, relationships with male runners, female vs female competitiveness, etc. Right now I’m doing tons of interviews that are helping me uncover some of those common themes. After that I want to explore those themes more fully and research the hell out of them. It will be very different than my first book, but I think it’s a much-needed topic.

Don’t forget to follow Vanessa at her blog, Vanessaruns.com to keep up with her and her awesome adventures!

So it’s giveaway time!! Vanessa will be giving away a free paperback or ebook version (whichever the winner prefers) of her book The Summit Seeker.

To enter all you have to do is like, share or follow my blog! If you do all 3 you get 3 entries!

To be qualified for the giveaway make sure to leave a comment letting me know you liked, shared or followed!

This giveaway opportunity will end in on midnight Monday March 4th, so SHARE, SHARE, SHARE!!

Please comment and let me know your thoughts. Have you already read the book? Please let me know what you think of it!

UPDATE!

Thanks for all the support and entries to the fantastic giveaway for The Summit Seeker!!

The winner is… Vanessa Bolin! Congrats! Vanessa Runs will be contacting you via email !

Happy Adventures!

Practice of Love and Patience

A little over a week ago I decided to take my very first yoga class. I have always known that yoga would be beneficial to my training as a runner, and I would practice the poses and stretches that I knew at home. Although not many, the poses that I did know seemed to help, and I got good at them.

Leaving my comfort zone to take a class about something I know little about for personal growth is not really my style. In fact, I’ve only done it one time.

Years ago I realized I had a problem. I have been a waitress for 10+ years. I talk to people I have never seen, know nothing about, and sometimes wish I never saw again as my profession. I am able to carry on full conversations (although sometimes I wish not to) with people I would never dream about talking to, and often times the conversation ends with me asking how they would like their eggs cooked. Many of these people know about the daily dealings of my life that even some of my family and personal friends don’t know about.

Somehow I became so introverted though, that when introduced to people who I actually was interested in, I became a mess. Spitting out a few sentences about who I am and what I like to do all of a sudden became as monumental as giving an inaugural speech. The words that would come out of my mouth were unrecognizable, like I was talking in code. I would realize that I must appear to be very awkward, and I would become even more nervous. I would begin to get flustered and start to sweat.

I knew that this was going to continue to inhibit my social interactions with just regular people. I had to fix it.

Around the same time that I realized this, I was also in the process of going back to school. The very first class I signed up for was Speech. This was a required class, and I hoped that it would fix my social anxiety.

The class taught me to be comfortable in my own skin talking to people, and lots of them. Maybe it was the with the help of my job that allowed me to tune out the judgements and weird stares I got from people who once again I didn’t know. I’m not quite sure, but it worked. It turned out I was very good at delivering speeches, and I got one of the highest grades in the class. I thought I could fix something within myself, and I did.

Back to yoga. So I decided that I was most interested in the hot yoga classes that this particular studio offered. I have heard from friends that hot yoga is simply amazing and does wonders for you. I have also heard though, that hot yoga is not a beginner class.Take note; I don’t pay much to the “proper” order of things. I jumped right into the hour-long hot power yoga session

Right off the bat I noticed things that were unlike anything I had ever experienced in my entire life. The room was dimmed, and music playing was soft, but with a pulsating vibe. The instructor had a cool rhythmic way of expressing thoughts to the class, it was almost mesmerizing. He was encouraging, giving, and understanding of different strengths and attributes of the many individuals bending their bodies further than what they thought possible.

My favorite thing about the class was how optimistic and hopeful he was that everyone in the class would find ways to express and feel love and patience with those around them, and seek opportunities to express themselves in a more loving and patient manner.

These words spoke volumes to me.

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I always thought of myself to be a patient person, but recently I have found that my patience wears thin for the silliest reasons. I do not have a difficult life, so my attitude should not reflect one. I know that I do not express love and understanding like most people. I love those around me, but sometimes to them it is hard to see. These are things that I would wake up in the morning, and tell myself to practice throughout the day.

Love and Patience.

These two things seem simple enough, but they are not. I struggled to find ways to teach myself love and patience. I didn’t know where to start, until I went to this yoga class.

Just like how I fixed my weird social awkward problem, I know I have to fix this. Love and Patience.

I realized that at work dealing with people who have absolutely no understanding of the logistics of my job reflect negativity onto me.

I went up to one of my tables today who had to wait for me to take their order because I was busy helping other customers.

I said to them, “I’m so sorry to keep you waiting.”

She said, “Yeah, sure you are.”

This comment brought fire to my chest, and if she didn’t turn her head to look at the menu she may have seen steam coming out my ears. I proceeded to take their order, muttering as few words as possible to them, and realized that all the while she was staring at the menu or her husband, I was glaring at her, burning a hole through her temple. How could she do this to me? I deal with rude people all the time, but why did this particular occurence upset me so much?

Love and Patience.

This was my mantra throughout the day and although previous to this situation I only needed to remind myself of it every so often, it became something I had to keep on repeat in my head for the rest of the day.

It’s not fair to me that a person is able to take away the delight of my entire day. Why did I let this happen? Was it because I was too slow to take her order? No, it’s because I need to practice more love and patience. Apparently she does too. If I had more of these two attributes instilled in me, the rude comment that this customer had made would not have even mattered to me. I would have made light of the situation and went about my day.

I dwelled on the situation for the rest of the day, but not because I was mad or angry. In a way I thank her for reminding me of what I am trying to make better in my life. I will not let her get me down because comments like that are intended to hurt. She will not hurt me.

The yoga class became much more beneficial to me than stretching. It became my place to find myself within and become a better person. I’m not quite sure if that’s part of the goal of the class, but had I known it could change me psychologically and spiritually I would have never hesitated to step out of my comfort zone.

So from now on, I refuse to let people’s negativity get the best of me. I am so thankful that the practice of yoga is there for me to experiment with. Just in the same manner of fixing my social awkward problem I will fix and refuel love and patience within myself. It will be my daily mantra, for as long as it takes.

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 on my list of hats, one of my most favorite things, trail run.

Don’t get me wrong. I can squeeze in a 3 mile run around the neighborhood, or most recently I took advantage of the track at my son’s baseball practice. These runs are all fine, they will work. They are not what I love though. In fact I don’t desire them. Sometimes you have to take what you can get. And on this particular day, I did what I wanted to do.

I set aside most of my morning for myself, my dog Rosco, and the trails. Rosco knows when and where we’re going by watching to see what I’m changing into for the day, and what shoes I’m putting on, and he was beyond ecstatic.

Rosco and I made our way to the hills. We ran on the same trail that we have run numerous times before. We could run the same trail every day but it would never feel like the same run. The trails offer so much diversity and so much life that no two walks, hikes, or runs would ever be the same. This is one of the reasons I love to go. There is so much to see and hear and learn from the land, it really is a place to appreciate life.

I decided just a bit into the run that I wasn’t going to let time restrictions change my desire to run far. My life is driven by places I have to be at and things that I have to do, and I wasn’t going to let time take away my run today. I knew Rosco would appreciate our time together as well.

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So off we went to explore.

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The weather was very cool and there were not many people on the trail.

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Whenever Rosco and I get out to a place like this, I believe he loves the run for different reasons. 1. He is a dog, and dogs like to be outside, 2. He knows he is doing his job of protecting me, 3. He loves to run, 4. He thinks he is hunting. Today we saw no animals on the trail which brings me back to the fact that every day out on the trail is different.

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A couple days ago we had a pretty hard “rain storm” in So. Cal and apparantly this trail has seen better days. The signs placed out do not deter me as an adventurer, instead they only strike my curiosity.

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The trail was muddy still from the rain, and trees were broken and knocked down, but that was about all. Rosco enjoyed running through the mud.

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Then we started our climb.

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It still amazes me that my own two feet take me to see things that most people will never see in their entire life. The places I go are not accessable by car. They require hard work and perserverance. This is why I do it. The rewards are amazing.

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Rosco loves it too

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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 is the heck is a buff you wonder?

A buff is a type of head protection that can be used many ways.

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I received two different types as well as patterns of buffs. One was a regular standard sized buff, and the other was a half buff.

My running attire consisted of shorts, shirt and hat. I wanted to change that. I love wearing a hat for the fact that it keeps my hair pulled back and out of the way, and the brim keeps the sun out of my eyes. I was curious to see though if their was a more stylish and versitle approach to what a hat can do for me.

Since receiving the two buffs, I have worn them on almost every single run I have ventured on.

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Also another thing I found to be excellent with wearing a buff, is the fact that they also provide warmth. I am not a fan of running in the cold, or the cold period for that matter, and when wearing a buff, it is super easy to pull it down over your ears to help keep cold air from hitting the side of your face and irritating your ears.

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I don’t buy or want things that require mass amounts of care. I want to wear or use something and not have to worry whether it will last. Well, if you’re like me in that sense, you don’t have to worry with a buff. I wear mine everywhere, and when I’m done, I throw it in the washing machine, and dryer. They do not lose shape. They do not fade. The colors do not bleed.

Want another use? Sometimes I suffer from my beer glass being to cold for me to hold. Problem solved!

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Buffs are super easy, and their are so many different ways to wear them. On the Buffs headwear website, buffUSA.com they provide different learning videos, to teach yourself how to wear them in different ways.

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