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13 Jun Review: Big Agnes Lost Ranger Sleeping Bag & Two Track Pad

[caption id="attachment_624" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Big Agnes, Baby!"][/caption] So as you may have read, Mile Long Legs and myself ventured northward to Yosemite National Park for some much needed hiking, camping, and all around outdoor mayhem (possibly fueled by beer). You might be thinking, "Ginger! This is a RUNNING blog! Why am...

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03 Jun Review: Ryders Cirrus Interchangeable Sunglasses

[caption id="attachment_595" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Ryders Cirrus Sunglasses"][/caption] Price: $59.99 (retail)   I never thought that I would replace my Oakley Half Jacket sunglasses as my go-to sun protectors during runs. Well guess what? I think I've become a full fledged Ryders eyewear fan. It took me awhile to get used to the aggressive...

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29 Apr Review: Hydrapak “Selva” Hydration Backpack

[caption id="attachment_452" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="The Hydrapak Selva Hydration Pack"][/caption] PRICE: $74.99 Long gone are the days of having to lug water bottles around with you on trails or stashing fuel in bushes on long training runs. There's been an onslaught of decent hydration packs on the market for the last few years,...

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24 Apr Turning Fear Into Fuel!

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="1 Week And Counting"][/caption] Now that my first marathon in 2 years is one week away, a feeling I'm faintly familiar with is creeping back into my consciousness: Fear. I'm sure we've all dealt with this obnoxious, inconvenient emotion at least once in our lives. Fear of...

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02 Apr Review / Giveaway: Holy GU Brew Electrolyte Tablets, Batman!

[caption id="attachment_370" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="GU Brew Electrolyte Tablets"][/caption] Yeah, I dunno about you but when I run, I sweat. Lots. Especially in the Los Angeles heat. So, I try to compensate for my loss of fluids by making sure to hydrate as much as possible every day by drinking plenty of...

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