Three-Part Series: Part III, Brooks Glycerin 17

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“Disclaimer: I received a pair of the Brooks Glycerin shoes 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!”

Here it is, Part III of my Brooks Running shoe review, and we’re ending this one on a happy note – or should I say on a #RunHappy note! In this closing review, I take a closer look at the new Brooks Glycerin 17 shoe and run it through its paces.

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Race Registration: Allstate Hot Chocolate 15K Philadelphia, PA

 

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Well, folks, I’m at it again! I’ve registered for the Allstate Hot Chocolate Run 15K in Philadelphia, PA on April 6, 2019… which is only 26 days away! This is a repeat race for me and one I love to run. The course is awesome for catching a PR, and the people and the treats are worth the price of admission. Speaking of which, wanna save $5? Use this referral link to save yourself $5 on registration – it’s not too late to sign-up! $5 Discount Link

Come on out and have a blast, it’s always a fun time! Still looking for more reasons to join? The BibRave Crew will be there, and that means additional swag (free phone armband) if you use the code: BRHCPhilly on checkout! It’s going to be a blast!

Three-Part Series: Part II, Brooks Ghost Series Shoe

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Long lasting comfort, style, and performance? Look no further than the Brooks Ghost! Welcome to Part 2 of my Three-Part Series features the very best of Brooks neutral running shoes. This time we take a look into another battle-tested model that I’ve put to the test with surprising results.

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A Condensed Running Guide to Gettysburg, PA

Gettysburg is a wonderfully awesome town, full of rich history, foodie eats, places to stay, sites to see, and miles and miles of roads and trails to explore. And now that’s winter is almost gone, I thought I’d recap my Gettysburg Winter Runner Guide. I’m also pumped to announce that I’m registered to run the Gettysburg Blue and Gray Half Marathon, April 28, 2019!

Historical sites, landmarks to see, and museums can occupy most of your time, and for first-time visitors, these are a must. If you’ve never been to GBG prepare to be inspired! We’ve been coming to GBG for the last 13 years and could write a book about all the must-see historical sites, so I’ll try to highlight the hits and focus on running. Let’s get down to business.

Running boils down to two very important things: first being, where can I get a nice hot shower and relax? And the second being, what’s to eat?

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Race Registration: The Mushroom Cap Half Marathon!

 

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Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Mushroom Cap Half Marathon race 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!”

Sometimes you’ve got to step out of your comfort zone in order to really succeed. As the year progresses I find myself signing up for more and more half marathons, which is way out of my comfort zone. Typically I do one big race a year, the Hershey Half Marathon, but this year I’ve decided to put my reservations aside and (not to sound like a cliche shoe), just do it.

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Race Recap: Squirrelly Tail Twail Wun

 

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Before I get into all the squirrelly details about this race, can we stop for a moment and reflect on how awesome the running community is? I have some pretty awesome friends, and when they suggest I sign up for a race, I usually jump on the chance. Immediately after I sign up I usually get this “what did I just do” feeling, and along comes self-doubt and all the other little things that I tell myself in an effort to sabotage my results on race day. I know, I’m horrible, but stay with me.

LRRC Running Peeps (From the Left: Me, Jason, Becky, Paul… and I’m horrible for not remembering Becky’s friend in white)

All that being said, after “The Frozen Snot“, when my friends suggested running Squirrelly Tail, I thought a nice half marathon in the woods seemed like a good time. So I signed up and like most runners shared my excitement on Facebook. Before any self-doubt crept in, the vast array of running friends I have all chimed in with the same excitement having signed up to run as well. At that moment, I was feeling pretty good, having a nice handful of people running the event there that I know gave a much-needed boost to my confidence. Running Community Awesomeness, Check!

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Superfood Bites pack Superfood Flavor!

“Disclaimer: I received Superfood Bites from Food Groove Mission 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!”

If you know me, you know how important nutrition is to me and how I strive to maintain a healthy consumption of whole and natural foods. I mean, the reason Beyond24Days was created was to show off our love of food… real food! I’m all about nonprocessed foods, that use whole, and natural ingredients with labels that are easy to read – basically, I want to know exactly what I’m eating.

Enter: Superfood Bites by Food Groove Mission

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