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Sensational Summer Flavors

Once again, the folks at GU Energy Labs have added fresh new flavors to their already yummy product mix. Peach Tea joins the Chomps Energy Chew lineup, while Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Gel gets a flavor boost from new Cherry Lime. I recently had a chance to try both new offerings, and their fruity summer […]

5 for 5 with Neily Mathias

5 questions answered in 5 words or less… Neily  Mathias, U.S. Director of Customer Service for multi-sport apparel manufacturer 2XU, is an accomplished runner and triathlete. She recently ran her first stand-alone marathon, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona, in a time of 3:21:25.   What first inspired you to start running? Post-college swimming, discovered “runner’s high”.  […]

Celebrating Greatness

I had the opportunity last weekend to attend the Endurance LIVE Awards Gala in San Diego, CA. The event is a celebration of the best of the best endurance athletes and performances from the 2010 year in sport. Hosted at San Diego’s downtown Hard Rock Hotel, the event brings out a huge gathering of fitness […]

5 for 5 with Sara Eccelsine

5 questions answered in 5 words or less…   A former competitive cyclist and currently the Brand Manager at SIDI America, Sara Eccelsine chases off-wheel fitness and fun running trails in Tahoe, Hawaii and around the globe.      What inspired you to start running?  Desire to be playful outdoors. What songs cycle through your […]

Little Hotties

A few weeks ago, the temperature in Boulder dropped within a few degrees of zero. It’s not often that cold here, and everyone bundled up with extra layers, gloves and scarves. I was out to dinner out with a group of friends, and the woman sitting next to me shared her secret for keeping cozy […]

The Inside Skirt

Walk in the door of Skirt Sports’ new headquarters in Boulder, Colorado, and you’re immediately greeted with two brilliant phenomenon: the striking smile of receptionist Mia and the vibrantly painted pink walls. In fact, a powerful pink glow and radiant, smiling staffers (Skirt now employs 11 full-time fitness and fashion fanatics) are the norm throughout […]

5 for 5 with Morgan Clark

Today I’m launching a new interview concept – 5for5. Throughout the coming months, I’ll conduct mini-interviews with a wide variety of women to explore their experiences with running. I’ll ask each interview subject to answer 5 questions in 5 words or less, thus 5for5. To kick off the series, I talked to Morgan Clark, Owner and […]

See Me Run

    Today I stumbled across a stylish, savvy and low-cost way to add reflective elements to running gear. See-Me-Run offers reflective iron-on transfers that are manufactured and tested specifically for performance apparel. The transfers come in a variety of designs which, stylistically, serve to complement the existing apparel item. Safety-wise, they are highly visible […]

Lip-Smackin’ Smooth

This time of year, especially if you run outdoors in the cold air, it’s tough to keep your lips from getting dry and chapped. I’m certainly a bit of a lip balm addict, and I make sure I always have a tube close at hand. My best-loved lip soother is Un-Petroleum lip balm from Alba […]

Welcome, 2011!

I’m approaching the New Year with baby steps. Baby steps because for the past few weeks, I’ve been unable to run, and have just recently ramped up my walks to anything remotely resembling a workout. The reason for my back-sliding fitness? I had surgery a few weeks ago – totally unrelated to running – and […]