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An announcement…

This blog is quite dramatic these days, isn’t it? First, there was my blow-up at the Boston marathon, then my mom’s passing, and now this one… Today’s post is kind of a BIG one…But this one is positive! It’s been in the works for several months, but I didn’t want to share anything until it […]

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Tracksmith Session Tee Review

The years of being a mountain athlete have stacked up, and my shoulders can use all the help they can get in sheltering against the powerful high altitude sun. Enter: short sleeve tees, an underrated performance staple. My current favorite short sleeve performance tees are all from Tracksmith. Other brands tend to offer very few… […]

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Running Through Grief.

It’s been awhile since I published a post here. After the Boston marathon, I took a little break from blogging and social media. I was still running (of course) and strength training as usual, but found some freedom (and a bit of extra time and headspace) by not documenting it all for awhile. But I […]

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Athleta Elation Petite Flare Pants Review

Well, Athleta’s gone and done it: they’ve created my perfect high-rise flare pants. The elation flares ended up being the perfect petite flare option for me that both look and feel great. A couple weeks ago, I reviewed lululemon’s super-high rise groove pants, but Athleta’s take ended up being the clear winner. Here’s my overall… […]

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Athleta Transcend Tight + VitaFree Fabric Review

Athleta recently launched a new fabric innovation, the VitaFree fabric, along with a new style of tights to go with them. The transcend tights are designed to be a barely-there, ultra-light, ultra-simple pair of leggings. It’s pretty clear that this new style is intended to be a more direct counterpart to lululemon’s align tights. I… […]

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Lululemon Super-High Groove Flared Pant Review (for Petites)

Ok, I’ll admit it. Despite the few years they weren’t popular, I’ve always had a soft spot for flared pants. I like how they look on me, and so I wasn’t exactly mad when more and more of them started popping up. Or, flared leggings, as they’ve apparently be re-branded by Gen Z? Whatever you… […]

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Fits Do Race Reviews: The 126th Boston Marathon

On Monday, April 18, I completed my 39th marathon, the 126th Boston Marathon. I qualified to get there with my time at the Indianapolis Marathon. This was my second time running Boston; I first ran it in 2017. Read that recap HERE. I finished the marathon; I took the famous right on Hereford, left on […]

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Persu Collection Quila Bag Review

Persu Collection is a small, independent brand that makes bags for folks with an active lifestyle who value multi-functional pieces. In the past, I’ve reviewed two of Persu’s duffel bags, the Tom bag and Jessica bag, both of which I love. Persu’s designs are always so thoughtfully designed with an endless list of features. I… […]

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Weekly Recap: The Week of the Boston Marathon

Race week is here. Marathon #39, here I come! Here’s how training went the week of the Boston Marathon: Monday: Easy solo miles before work, 7.2 miles, 9:40 min/mile average. 10 min core after. Tuesday: 3 miles easy, 3×1 mile at marathon effort with 2 min jog in between, 1 mile cool-down, 7.8 miles, 9:10 […]

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Weekly Recap: 2 Weeks Until the Boston Marathon

The taper is underway! This was a real cutback week, after many months of 60+ mile weeks. It’s also been quite a full year of marathoning; this is marathon #5 in just 10 months: Idaho (3:52), Fargo (3:42), Tulsa (4:04), and Baton Rouge (3:45). Here’s how things went this week in training for the Boston […]

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