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Training for Rock n' Roll Brooklyn

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Disclaimer: I received free entry to Rock n' Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! 



With less than 50 days until the Rock n' Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon on October 14th, 2017 my training is in full gear! I can't wait to run through the streets of Brooklyn on what I hope to be a lovely Fall day. 

In the past when I've trained for races I've run (haha go figure!) and done little else to help myself. I knew cross-training and strength training were important, but wasn't it enough that I was running 20-30 (maybe more) miles a week?! Hint: it wasn't. 

When I got the opportunity to extend my 2017 race schedule with Rock n' Roll Brooklyn I knew I had to change the way I trained otherwise I was going to end up injured. 

I was really trying to push myself in 2017 to run 4 half marathons, 2 more than I did in 2016 (read more a…

BUFF® Pack Run Cap Review

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Disclaimer: I received a BUFF® Pack Run Cap to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! 



For my entire running career I've firmly been in the "no hats" camp. I know trucker hats are all the rage and I have tried to like them and have worn them on a couple of runs when it's been really rainy, but my head overheats so quickly! I'm purely a headband only type girl.

When I got the opportunity to try the BUFF® Pack Run Cap  through the BibRave Pros I was honestly on the fence about it at first. I knew I wasn't a huge fan of hats, but when I did a little more research I decided to give it a go and see if I could be swayed.

BUFF® is known for their innovative products including the tried and true Original BUFF® as well as all of their other products that incorporate the newest and most innovative technical fabrics. Of their Pack Run Cap, BUFF® says …