How to Pack for a Destination Marathon

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The post below was originally published on Hipmunk’s Tailwind Blog on March 18, 2016.

Traveling for a marathon? Great! Not only is training for and running a marathon its own reward, but choosing to attend a destination race is a great excuse to travel to new places.

There’s just one caveat: It can be easy to let pre-race jitters cause you to lose focus and forget critical gear. If you want to avoid feeling unprepared at the starting line, simply refer to this handy checklist whenever you’re preparing for a non-local race. Continue reading “How to Pack for a Destination Marathon”

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Protein Cacao Snack Truffles

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As soon as I tasted these I knew I had to share them with you. I loved them. These protein balls are the perfect post-workout snack or really for any time of day.  They are packed full of healthy and tasty ingredients and are just lightly sweetened with honey. I highly recommend them! Continue reading “Protein Cacao Snack Truffles”

Product Recommendation: BERTRAND – The Organic Meal Replacement Shake

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For a while I have been intrigued by meal replacement beverages like Soylent which provide all the nutrients a person needs in powder form that creates a shake.

When I came across BERTRAND my interest peaked because it seems to be the only certified organic option out there and it is produced in Germany, which was a plus for me as I currently and sadly don’t trust food in America very much. The more I found out about BERTRAND the more I wanted to try the product.  Continue reading “Product Recommendation: BERTRAND – The Organic Meal Replacement Shake”

Product Review: FitAID – The Performance and Recovery Drink

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If you workout intensely or for long periods of time, FitAID is the drink for you. It was created very thoughtfully to provide the body the nutrients it needs for fitness performance and recovery. It’s even made with all natural ingredients! Set aside your old sports beverage and make room for FitAID, you’ll thank me later. Read on to find out more about this superior fitness concoction.  Continue reading “Product Review: FitAID – The Performance and Recovery Drink”

Play Hard Give Back Trail Mix & Bars – Product Review

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PlayHard GiveBack is a company that makes and sells delicious trail mixes and bars and simultaneously enables athletes to make a positive impact in the world. Customers can buy and consume with a purpose helping athletes and worthy causes and support PHGB’s mission to emphasize the importance of giving back.  Continue reading “Play Hard Give Back Trail Mix & Bars – Product Review”

TEDx and The First Ever “Paint The Town TEDxPortland 6K Night Run”

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Last May, we participated in the inaugural TEDxPortland 6K Night Run and it was great fun. Led by TEDx and sponsored by OMSI, Rogue Ales, NIKE, Stumptown Coffee, KIND Bars and Red Bull, we had a blast running this 6k around the waterfront in downtown Portland.

Continue reading “TEDx and The First Ever “Paint The Town TEDxPortland 6K Night Run””