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How to Fuel Your Run with Real Food

By On January 25, 2016

Stacking on the miles and not thrilled with gel packets? Try some real food for fueling on the run. OK, so here’s the scoop. When you are building up your miles for… Read More

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7 Great Ways to Refresh Your Running Goals

By On December 30, 2015

Been there, done that, got the tech fabric T-shirt? If your running goals need a refresh, read on for great ideas to get pumped about reaching a new goal!   1. Plan… Read More

Gifts for Runners 2015
Fashion

Great Gifts for Runners

By On December 14, 2015

Need a gift for your favorite runner or walker? Don’t sweat it — we have great ideas for runner gifts that she will love! 1. Gone For A Run Runner’s Tiara Race… Read More

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Stuff Moms Say: Toddler Edition

By On December 6, 2015

Becoming a parent will teach you new phrases.  (No, I don’t mean the colorful kind, full of four-letter words–although I have been known to throw those around too.) And yet, 100% of… Read More

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8 Rules for Running in the Rain

By On November 12, 2015

Running in the rain is one of those messy, wonderful adventures that only the brave souls who dive into it will ever quite appreciate. If you’ve never felt that satisfaction that comes… Read More

Reflective Running Gear 2015
Gear Reviews & Giveaways

Must-Have Reflective Running Gear

By On October 20, 2015

Dear readers, As the daylight hours continue to shorten and more of us are out running at dawn or at dusk, I want each and every one of you to BE SAFE.… Read More

Recovery Sandals
Gear Reviews & Giveaways

Recovery Sandals: Treat Your Feet

By On October 8, 2015

These feet of ours. They take us so far! Like a lot of people, runners and walkers rely on our tootsies to take us there. You’ll take an average of 55,000 steps… Read More

Saucony Nomad Jacket
Fashion

Perfect Running Jackets for Fall

By On September 27, 2015

Runner Mama lives and runs in the Pacific Northwest, so she understands the predicament of running in the Fall: The weather feels great! Until it doesn’t. When it turns cold, blustery and… Read More

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The Best No-Effort Baby Costumes for Halloween 2015

By On September 18, 2015

Hey, Mama! Put down the Martha Stewart and STEP AWAY FROM THE PINTEREST. Take my hand. Follow me, and sing a happy little song while we skip to the front of the… Read More

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Top 10 Things I Learned While Running a 21-Miler

By On September 15, 2015

On Sunday, during training with Portland Fit, we ran 21 miles – our longest training run before the Portland Marathon. Most of it followed the marathon’s route, to give us a preview.… Read More