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Friday on the Run!

Friday on the Run! Five Finds for Friday to inspire for Athletes and Foodies!

Friday on the Run

Friday on the Run

Ready . . . set . . . Weekend! I’ve got some great fall finds, recipes, music and inspirational posts to share with you today so let’s dig in!

*Disclaimer: I received the Rollga Roller and snacks from Nature’s Path for my review. All opinions expressed here are are my own.

Music to inspire: Genesis by Dua Lipa

Genesis by Dua Lipa is currently on heavy rotation in my treadmill and workout listening playlist. Her voice is soulful and the beat in the song just begs your body to get moving.

Roll it out with the Original Rollga Roller

The Original Rollga Roller for Runners and Athletes

The Original Rollga Roller for Runners and Athletes

There are so many great tools to use now for Myo-Fascial Release to help your body recover after a hard workout.  I recently received the Original Rollga Roller to try.  The Rollga is great for helping with neck and back pain, shin splints and plantar fasciitis,  and IT Band therapy. This roller is set up with different zones that you can use to target different areas. The roller comes with a brief guide of different stretches and exercises that you can do and a strap for ease of carrying to your next race!

It’s still fall so still time for more pumpkin!

Nature's Path Organic Pumpkin Toaster Pastries and Granola Bars

Nature’s Path Organic Pumpkin Toaster Pastries and Granola Bars

Nature’s Path Organic Frosted Pumpkin Pie Toaster Pastries and Pumpkin-N-Spice Granola Bars are great fall grab and go snacks. I like having things like this on hand because I am always in and out during the day and on the go with my kids. Perfect for lunchbox snacks, after school snacks or to throw in your gym bag or purse. Both of these snacks from Nature’s Path are USDA Organic Certified and Non-GMO Project Verified.

Inspiring Read–How the “Shalane Flanagan Effect” Works

Shalane Flanagan NYC Marathon 2017

Nov 5, 2017; New York, NY, USA; Shalane Flanagan celebrates after winning the professional women’s division at the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon. Mandatory Credit: Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

If you watched the finish of the 2017 NYC Marathon you witnessed all of the hard work and dedication of Shalane Flanagan pay off as she won the women’s marathon. Runners everywhere were inspired by her running performance. She executed this race with perfection but the bigger story behind her run is what she has done to elevate women’s distance running in the United States by brining along other talented runners in her own quest for success. She is what defines a true leader and what women everywhere should hope to emulate. By working together with others to achieve your own personal success your success will be greater as will that of those who work together with you. This article is definitely worth the read!

Blogs to LOVE!

What are you loving this Friday as we head into Thanksgiving week?

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Go the Extra Mile and a Hyland’s Giveaway

Go The Extra Mile *Disclaimer: This post contains a giveaway from Hyland’s Homeopathy. All opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. What does it mean to “Go The Extra Mile?” go the extra mile To go beyond what is necessary or expected in order to please someone, achieve something, or get something done correctly. Athletes in search of a personal goal must go the extra mile to see their dream become a … Read More »

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Ocean Road 10K with Cabot Fit Team

 Narragansett, Rhode Island & The Ocean Road 10K with Cabot Fit Team {Part II} *Disclaimer: My trip and race entry were sponsored by Cabot Creamery Cooperative. All opinions expressed here are my own. Sea mist blowing off the ocean, it was a perfect rainy day to board a trolley for a tour of Historic Narragansett, … Read More »

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Five Inspirations for better well-being!

Five Inspirations for better well-being! So life has been pretty amazing lately. I got to spend last weekend in the woods of Maine, staying in a yurt, sharing laughter, stories and connection with 8 other women (only one of who I knew before). last Thursday I packed my running gear and warm clothes for 4 … Read More »

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Running right now. Fall updates!

Running lately . . .  Running. Why does it feel so hard sometimes. Sometimes you have to strip away the running time goals and simplify. For so many years I was chasing down my dreams of running the Boston Marathon. I had a very specific time goal and every run and training session was dedicated … Read More »

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Cabot Fit Team. Adventures in Rhode Island {Part I}

Cabot Fit Team in Narragansett Rhode Island *Disclaimer: My trip and race entry were sponsored by Cabot Creamery Cooperative. All opinions expressed here are my own. Surfers bobbing in the early morning waves. Ocean air brushing against my cheeks as I run along the oceanfront path. I feel so lucky to have had this experience … Read More »

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41.

41. As of yesterday I am 41. I am 41 and thankful for the love and laughter that surrounds me in my life. I plan to spend this year cherishing my family and friends, saying more I love you’s, giving more hugs, being kind and positive even in the face of any negativity that may … Read More »

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