Surviving Winter: Gear Up For Cold Weather Running

I got the urge to begin running in mid-October, which was a pretty poor choice on my part. Within weeks of starting Project Become A Runner, winter arrived in Colorado. Here’s my guide to not freezing your ass off (completely) as a winter runner.

Your New BFF Flipbelt

Even for beginner runners, the issue of where to put your stuff while you run is an important one – especially for women. If you’ve shopped for any women’s pants/shorts/anything that goes on your bottom half, you’ve probably noticed that they are severely lacking in the pockets department. This is most true with women’s running clothes. They either have no pockets or…

It’s Getting Hot In Here – So Try These Running Clothes

With the recent heat wave in Denver, I thought now was as good of a time as any to address hot weather running gear. By the way – I was not expecting to be battling 100 degree heat in Denver! And a “dry” heat doesn’t count when you’re getting cooked alive by the sun that…

The Evolution of Socks

Before meeting my boyfriend, who has been a major contributor to my outdoor education, I lived a life completely unaware of the glorious world of socks. My entire sock wardrobe consisted of your run-of-the-mill white ankle socks. I also ride horses, so while I had researched good socks to ride in, for some reason my…