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
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
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
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
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
What are your favorites on this list? I would love to go kayaking and horseback riding. 11 more days to my 5K obstacle race!