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Hyoptik Thermal Compression Tights – Product Review

Winter training can be challenging for even the most seasoned runner. But with the right gear, you can make great physical and mental gains during these cold, dark months. 2XU Hyoptik Thermal Compression Tight provides runners with optimal solutions for both the cold and the darkness that we encounter during this time of year. Continue reading

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2XU Elite MCS Compression Tights Review and Discount

Disclaimer: I received a pair of 2XU Elite MCS Compression tights thanks to Bibrave‘s BibRavePro ambassadorship. You can learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro & check out BibRave.com to find, review and write race reviews! Over the last few years, there has been a huge growth in popularity … Continue reading

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The Upside of A Disappointing Finish

I ran the Chicago Marathon on Sunday. The first 16 miles were absolutely incredible. Everything was clicking, it felt easy, I was present in the moment. When I felt my thoughts drifting ahead to the finish, imagining what it was … Continue reading

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Surviving the School Year Marathon

The beginning of a new school year often brings conflicting emotions for me. As a mom of two boys (7 and 10), I’m thrilled to get them back into a daily routine. The promise of a new school year brings a … Continue reading

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Product Review: BuffUSA UV Full Buff

Disclaimer: I received a BuffUSA UV Full BUFF® 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!  My first product review as a Bibrave Pro was for the … Continue reading

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UV Half BUFF Product Review and Discount Code

Disclaimer: I received a Buff USA UV Half Buff 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! All opinions are my own.  There are lots of amazing … Continue reading

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Urban Trail Running on Chicago’s 606

No visit to my parents’ home in the Chicago suburbs is complete without a visit to downtown Chicago. For seven years, I lived in some of the city’s hippest neighborhoods. In my mid-twenties, I shared a flat with a friend … Continue reading

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