Top 5 Shower Beers

It’s no secret that runners like beer. From trying to drink it during a run or looking for some beer specials after a 5K, we don’t hide the fact that we like to reward ourselves after a strong run. Now, when you’re short on time but still want to indulge a bit, the shower beer is the perfect solution. Multitasking is the way to go!

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5 Thoughts You Have When You Can’t Run

I recently had to take some time off from running (this one was by choice, not due to an injury) and my mind went all sorts of places during my 10 days off. There were some serious bouts with concern, dread, worry, and just feeling down on myself, but I found some ways to make light of the situation. Here are some thoughts we’ve probably all had when we haven’t been running as much as usual; the silly ones, not the bummers. Continue reading 5 Thoughts You Have When You Can’t Run

Skullcandy Wireless Headphones

A couple of months ago, I decided to take the plunge and purchase some new headphones. My old ones were starting to show some wear and R had been flaunting his wireless earbuds for long enough.

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11th Annual Wigs for Kids 5K Day at the Zoo

Saturday, July 22, 2017
74°F, 8:30am, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

We’ve run at the zoo before, so we knew what to expect at the 11th Annual Wigs for Kids 5K Day at the Zoo. That didn’t make the anticipation of the big hill any better, especially with the struggle of the heat this summer. Luckily, it was a VERY rainy morning, with the rain only picking up as we ran and becoming torrential right after we finished. This helped keep the sweat at bay and the temperature refreshing instead of heavy and uncomfortable. Continue reading 11th Annual Wigs for Kids 5K Day at the Zoo

Pre-Run Foods!

I’m not an expert in fitness or nutrition, but here are some of my favorite foods to eat before running. These have proven to NOT cause gastric distress for me.* Some of these are good choices if you’re squeezing in a run after lunch, while others are fantastic pre-race fuel!

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