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Stride, Streak, STRAVA

"Disclaimer: I received an annual Strava Summit subscription and Strava merchandise to review 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!" Strava (Swedish for "strive") is a popular app used by runners and cyclists.  I've had an account for a while but… Continue reading Stride, Streak, STRAVA

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Running for Autism Awareness

Last month, I ran the ACT Today! for Military Families 5k/10k for the third year in a row and it did not disappoint!  I really love this event for a few reasons: 1.  It supports military families and autism awareness.  2.  It's family friendly and offers fun activities for all ages.  3.  The course is fast… Continue reading Running for Autism Awareness

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Hill Yeah! (A La Jolla Half Marathon Review)

"Disclaimer: I received a free entry to the La Jolla Half Marathon 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!" Last weekend I ran the La Jolla Half Marathon and it was quite...humbling  beautiful!  No really, La Jolla itself… Continue reading Hill Yeah! (A La Jolla Half Marathon Review)

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Hot Chocolate 15k San Diego Review (so close yet so far)

Disclaimer: I received a free race entry to the Hot Chocolate 15k - 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! All opinions are my own. If you've been following my blog and/or social media for the last few months, you… Continue reading Hot Chocolate 15k San Diego Review (so close yet so far)

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Feeling Good in Carlsbad

One week ago,  I ran the Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon!  I was really excited to run this half marathon since it takes place in beautiful Carlsbad, CA...plus it was my first official race running as a Bibrave Pro! So, let's break it down! Expo: The Expo was held in the same… Continue reading Feeling Good in Carlsbad

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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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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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The Color Run (All-Star 5k)

I recently ran The Color Run a.k.a the happiest 5k on the planet and it was a blast!  I will start off by saying that I ran this race for free (more on that later) and it was held in a much more scenic location than last year - at the Waterfront Downtown!  It was also… Continue reading The Color Run (All-Star 5k)

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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