events, race review, running

Are You Ready to ROCK?!

"Disclaimer: I received a free entry to the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon San Diego as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!" I can't believe the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series in San Diego is finally here!  I have been waiting… Continue reading Are You Ready to ROCK?!

events, race review

Running for Food

I recently participated in the John Hancock - Cooking Light & Health Fit Foodie Race Weekend in San Diego.  This year, the event occurred in Fairfax, VA; Austin, Tx; Tampa, FL; and here in San Diego.  It's a full weekend filled with fitness demos, cocktails, parties, and a 10k/5k with celebrity appearances.  The Fit Foodie Race… Continue reading Running for Food

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Buff® USA Review

One of the perks of being a BibRave Pro from Bibrave.com is that I get to test out running products for free in exchange for an honest review.  How cool is that?!  The first product that I had the opportunity to try was the Buff® USA.  You might be asking yourself, "What's Buff®??"  Well, I'm here to… Continue reading Buff® USA Review

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Joggin’ for Frogmen

Last weekend I participated in the Joggin' for Frogmen 5k here in San Diego.  It's a great event because it's available in multiple cities around the country and it benefits the Navy SEAL Foundation!  They also offer a Tadpole Trot where the little ones can earn their very own tshirt and mini medal! Price: The registration… Continue reading Joggin’ for Frogmen

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Imperial Beach 5k

Last month I participated in the inaugural Imperial Beach 5k Beach Run.  I was little hesitant to register since it's the organization's first race and I prefer all of the kinks to be worked out before I participate in a race.  But they offered a promo code and a military discount so I only paid about… Continue reading Imperial Beach 5k

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Ashley Horner – Camp Valor

Last month, I had the opportunity to attend Ashley Horner's Camp Valor Boot Camp here in Coronado.  If you have not heard of  Ashley Horner, she is a fitness guru, bodybuilder, competitor, triathlete, ultrarunner...you get the picture.  But best of all, she's a mother of three and a military supporter.  In addition to all of… Continue reading Ashley Horner – Camp Valor

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Chula Vista Community Fun Run

Earlier this month I participated in the 8th annual Chula Vista Community 5k.  The first thing that drew me to this run was that it's held at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista.  How cool is that?!  You get to run around a venue where actual Olympic athletes have spent several hours training for… Continue reading Chula Vista Community Fun Run

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ACT Today! for Military Families 5k/10k

Last weekend, I participated in the ACT (Autism Care & Treatment) Today! for Military Families 5k/10k in Fiesta Island (Mission Bay).  I did the 5k last year and I really like the cause that this event supports, so this race was a must-do this year!  This time was a little different, I completed the 10k (my… Continue reading ACT Today! for Military Families 5k/10k

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The Super (Hero) Run

Last month, I ran the Super Run in downtown San Diego.  I learned about the run through Living Social so I only paid about $15 for this run.  It was advertised as a family friendly fun run with a scenic course along the Marina district and Seaport Village in downtown San Diego. Costumes were encouraged and… Continue reading The Super (Hero) Run

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50 Things I Learned From the Military Spouse Wellness Summit

Last week I attend a wellness summit for military spouses.  The best part about this summit?  It was completely online!  Score!  No need to worry about childcare arrangements, I could listen to each speaker right from the comfort of my couch...or bed.  Each day (for five days), the links to presentations of two different speakers… Continue reading 50 Things I Learned From the Military Spouse Wellness Summit