EBR Rock Star: Christina Refford

Jul 19, 13 EBR Rock Star: Christina Refford

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It’s EBR Rock Star time! Today we’re chatting with Christina Refford, a Spring Fling runner (y’all… add your summer race to our Summer Sprint!) who completed her first half marathon in May (woo hoo!). Welcome, Christina! You completed your first half marathon on May 5 – go you! Do you have any top...

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Race Recap: Back in the Day 10K

Jul 12, 13 Race Recap: Back in the Day 10K

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As you guys might know, I was feeling pretty good going into my first 10K. I’ve been enjoying training in a totally non-stressful way and had my perfect hydration system. Personally, the City Sports Back in the 10K turned out to be a pretty tough race, due to the stifling heat and humidity and the hills (like, really...

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Where Kids Run: With Their Mamas!

Jul 01, 13 Where Kids Run: With Their Mamas!

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I love to run with someone, and my daughter is just old enough to come with me. I love it! She’s got more energy in her one pinky finger than I do in my whole body. So she keeps me going! “Come on, Mom”! She’s cheering me on, coaching me, and giving me encouraging words. What better way to go for a run! If...

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The Perfect Hydration Belt

Jun 28, 13 The Perfect Hydration Belt

Posted by in Blog, Race, Running, Running Gear

In April, I queried about hydration systems and, in anticipation of my upcoming Summer Sprint  10K, I recently picked up what has proven to me to be the perfect hydration belt: the  Nathan Speed 2R Auto-Cant (thanks for the recommendation Christina!). As I mentioned in my hydration query post, I was a little worried about...

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Natural Fuel for Runners

Jun 21, 13 Natural Fuel for Runners

Posted by in Blog, Eating, Race, Running, Summer Sprint 2013

This past week I hit a local running store to get a water system and hat (my RHS has not been ideal) in preparation for my upcoming 10K. Just before I left, I paused in front of the array of GU and other energy products. I felt like I should get something for during-race fuel, but in the past I have just wanted to gag whenever I...

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Song of the Week: Stronger

Jun 17, 13 Song of the Week: Stronger

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I know this song has been around for a while, but it has such a great beat and an even better message. Stronger by Kelly Clarkson. When I think I’m going to die if I run one more mile, just put on this song and listen to Miss Kelly’s words: “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger!” What are you...

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