One Tough Pumpkin: I Ran The Great Pumpkin Run 5k Holding A Pumpkin The Entire Time

I am a tough pumpkin. Literally. After coming across the information for The Great Pumpkin Run I knew I had to do this one. Besides all the cool swag given to runners, it seemed like the perfect fall race. But of course, running a 5k wasn’t enough for me. I read about the Tough Pumpkin … Continue reading One Tough Pumpkin: I Ran The Great Pumpkin Run 5k Holding A Pumpkin The Entire Time

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The 5 Best GU Energy Gel Flavors For Runners Reviewed

When running long distance, it is extremely important to fuel the body so that it doesn’t run out of gas. Some runners opt for sports drinks, a banana, pretzels or even candy, others are fans of gels. And while there are a few popular gel makers on the market, GU Energy Gels are fan favorites. … Continue reading The 5 Best GU Energy Gel Flavors For Runners Reviewed

Shamrock ’N’ Run 5k Race Recap And Review

Despite the cold pre-spring chilly weather, there was a sea of green that filled the streets in Rutherford, New Jersey for the 7th annual Michael Cassidy Shamrock ’N’ Run 5k on St. Patrick’s Day. And I was among the 387 participants who came out to support a good cause, challenge ourselves as runners, and start … Continue reading Shamrock ’N’ Run 5k Race Recap And Review

Running With Baby On Board: US Road Running Mother & Son 5K Race Review

I continued to run well into the third trimester of my pregnancy. And now with a 15 month old, running with a baby on board has a whole new meaning. Today I ran my first 5k in long, long time. And if that wasn’t special enough, I did it with my son in tow. After … Continue reading Running With Baby On Board: US Road Running Mother & Son 5K Race Review

Are You Ready To Race? Just Sign Up And Set That Goal

If you ever contemplate whether or not you should go for a run, just do it. You won’t regret it even if it winds up being a slow and steady jog. The same applies to when contemplating whether or not you should make that jump and go ahead and sign up for your first race. … Continue reading Are You Ready To Race? Just Sign Up And Set That Goal