My favorite running apps

Jan 30, 13 My favorite running apps

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I love that Christine can run without her phone or any encumbrances. As it turns out, I’m the opposite. One reason I need to wear my overlarge men’s vest is because I use not one but two running apps on my iPhone for each time out (and I love it). MapMyRide/MapMyRun offers me a cumulative view of how far and fast...

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Affordable Compression

Dec 12, 12 Affordable Compression

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When it comes to clothes I’m going to sweat profusely in, I admit that I wrestle a bit with the concept of spending a ton of money on workout clothes. So I’ve been super psyched to find quality in Old Navy’s compression line. I bought a pair of the capris — which are a really great weight and effective in,...

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Kickstart this: shoe mileage tracker

Dec 10, 12 Kickstart this: shoe mileage tracker

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Fellow blogger, Wendy Scherer, tipped me off to the Milestone Pod and now I totally want it to get enough funding to exist. Let me back up first. Did you know that you should not wear running shoes past about 500 miles of use? Well, do you know how long it takes you to get that far? Is it weeks or years? Who can pay attention to...

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I need a new running vest

Nov 16, 12 I need a new running vest

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I don’t remember exactly when I fully inherited by husband’s old biking vest as my running layer of choice. Perhaps I was pregnant at the time. Or maybe I just got hooked on the back pocket that can hold keys, phone, food, etc. We used to share it. Then one day, he stopped wanting it back. The fit is the opposite of...

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Fall Fun Run BIG Giveaway

Nov 01, 12 Fall Fun Run BIG Giveaway

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This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to our winners. Have fun with your new running gear! New Balance: Korey Luna Bars: Sara R SpiBelt: Rachel N Team Sparkle: Michelle Hey Running Readers! Have we got a fabulous giveaway for you?! To help celebrate our 2012 Fall Fun Run event, we’re happy to have...

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The Right Running Shoes for YOU

Oct 08, 12 The Right Running Shoes for YOU

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There are all kinds of running shoes out on the market. From the toe shoe craze to the now minimalist craze, what is the right shoe for you? Do you decide on color, style, size, bounce, flare, or do you go barefoot? Pictured above are a pair of Merrell Dash Glove shoes. They are super new, I haven’t taken them on a spin yet,...

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