Happy Global Running Day (+ Giveaway!)

Happy Global Running Day (+ Giveaway!)

Happy Wednesday, friends!  And more importantly, happy Global Running Day!  Crazy to think I’ve been running for over twelve years now, and still going strong today.  Here is a picture from my first ever race – the Race for the Cure 5K in Cincinnati way back in 2005!

I was a total newbie runner and had no idea it would become such a big part of my life.  I knew I needed more activity and exercise in my life, and it seemed like running was a convenient and inexpensive way to ease into the fitness world.  I was fresh out of college and my best friend/roommate and I trained and ran together – I’m pretty our finish time was somewhere around 31-32 minutes.  We were so proud to have run and finished, and couldn’t wait to sign up for our next race.  We were hooked!

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