Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday Favorites

WHOOO HOOOO! It's Friday (and St. Patrick's Day)... which is reason enough to celebrate, but even better is the fact that I'm sharing a couple of my FAVES with YOU! <<jumps for joy>>  So let's not delay the excitement any longer...

REI Trail Run Project App

I got an email from REI last week about this app but had heard about it first from my father-in-law. He was telling the hubby and I about the rock climbing app and this trail guide when he was out to visit. The hubby loves trail running (I am still trying to find my appreciation for it... I feel like I spend the majority of my time trying not fall that I don't have time to enjoy the run) but I still thought I'd download the app. So far it's pretty awesome. We've already used it (even if it was only for a hike with the pup) and are stoked to find more trails to explore!

#PhotoWithLinzie Challenge

So if you don't know Linzie you are MISSING OUT! He is an AMAZING guy and I am honored to call him a dear friend. Anywho, he sent a text to a group message yesterday morning letting us know that he was being featured at the Los Angeles Marathon Expo in a BIG way... Like a GIANT picture of him on the wall. Well, that got the wheels turning and Pavement Runner came up with a GREAT idea. What about a photo challenge WITH the picture?! The winner gets some #WeRunSocial swag and $100 donated to the charity of their choice! You better believe I'm snapping a selfie on Saturday when I make it to the Expo!

ATTN: LA Marathon runners, there is a giant photo of your friend and mine, @sharpendurance at the expo. Let's have some fun and do some good. Introducing the #photowithlinzie challenge. 1️⃣ Find this photo of Linzie (hint it's at the "wall of fame" where the participant's names are) 2️⃣ Take a fun and/or creative photo with it and post it to IG 3️⃣ Tag it #photowithlinzie (and #mylamoment, @werunsocial, @sharpendurance) 🆒 One lucky winner will be chosen and receive a #werunsocial prize pack (top, hat, bag, wrap, and socks), as well as have $100 donated to a charity of their choice. 🙌 TAG A FRIEND FUN FACTS: 👍@sharpendurance (the human) will be at the expo on Friday until 4:30pm - a photo with 2 Linizes? 🖤 @werunsocial will have 2 snapchat filters available on race day: at the Santa Monica Pier Arch (10am-3pm), at the #lamarathon Finish Line (1am-2pm) and at the mile 17.5 cheer station @a2thej44 and @chasingthefinishline
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Toms Birch Critter Shoes 

My parents had given me a gift card to Marshall's / TJ Maxx for Christmas. It had been burning a hole in my pocket for the last 2+ months and this past weekend I was finally able to spend it! I was expecting to grab some new running gear, but when I walked in and saw THE CUTEST PAIR OF TOMS I knew right there that they had to be mine. (I normally wear a 6 in Toms, but the closest they had was a 5.5, so I decided I would make them work ;))

Rock 'N' Roll Vegas

So if you've been around these parts for long you probably have heard that the Rock 'N' Roll Las Vegas weekend is the PARTY to be at, right?! Well, registration for the marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K will be available on March 21st to those who sign up to be 'Strip at Night Insiders'. An access code will be delivered via email at 10am PST on 3/21, which will need to be entered on the website in order to open the registration link. Prices are available in limited supply and will increase as capacity levels are reached for any distance at any time. Don't say I didn't warn you... Get on the list, clear your calendar and start making plans for an EPIC weekend on the Strip!

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Chelsea B. said...

This REI App sounds AMAZING!!! I cannot wait to download it at try it out. We do a little trail running on the side but mainly take the dogs hiking all the time. This could be super handy!

Unknown said...

I hadn't heard about the REI app until your post, and I just immediate shared it with my husband because he LOVES trail running!

Sommer Johansen said...

I'm just getting more into trail running and honestly, I like it so much better than running roads. Trying not to trip or skid forces me to focus and be in the moment, and the feeling of accomplishment you get when you reach the top of a mountain and look down to where you started can't be beat. That app is the greatest, I was so happy to see that it made your list!