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This isn't running related, but it's too good not to share. This restaurant chain in Italy uses bucatini pasta as straws. (Watch video).
In the UK, Stroodles makes pasta straws for the hospitality industry. GoSili silicone straws from Michigan and metal straws are popular around here.
This idea is brilliant. Get yourself some bucatini pasta instead of using plastic straws. If that's not feasible, invest a couple of bucks into reusable silicone or metal straws.
Bottom line: every little bit helps! File this under, "Why didn't we think of this sooner?"
Last night, I revamped my training plan. The trick for me is a mental reset + physical self-awareness. I'm ready to dig into this cycle!
I'm out the door for an easy 3 miles. It's a good place to restart for my 15K.
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It's St Pete Run Fest Week in St. Pete, Florida
Thanks to Gatorade Endurance I have a bag full of fueling goodness. All my faves are here: gels in blackberry, vanilla, apple pear, and mango. And, cherry and watermelon Thirst Quencher.
This is the fuel the St. Pete Run Fest offers on course, which makes me happy. Wish me luck — I fell on the stairs two days ago. I'm bruised, but not broken. I'm working on my mental endurance game now.
If you’re running this weekend, come say hello at the race expo. I'll be in the Best Damn Race tent on Saturday morning. Get a personal look at all the 2020 BDR medals for Safety Harbor, Savannah, Orlando, and New Orleans. You can register with a discount!
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The Best Damn Race series focuses on great locations and courses. Each event has two or more races and welcomes runners of all abilities. The #BDR post race parties have excellent food and fun to celebrate your racing accomplishment!
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February 1-2 Weekend in Safety Harbor, FL
Saturday: 5K, 10K + Double Challenge
Sunday: Half Marathon + Triple Challenge
The Safety Harbor Best Damn Races start and finish on the beautiful downtown waterfront.
Register for a BDR Challenge in Safety Harbor, and all you'll need is shoes and shorts! That's 'cause you score BDR socks, shirts, and a hat or visor when you run the Double or Triple Challenge.
5K, 10K or the Half racers get a beautiful race, shirt, finisher medal, and a fantastic post-race party on the waterfront.
Saturday, February 15 in Savannah, GA
5K and Half Marathon
Come race around the scenic squares in Savannah. The Best Damn Race Savannah half and 5K both begin and end at Forsyth Park.
See the NOLA historic sites, then celebrate afterwards at the Best Damn Race party.
See the fountain on the medal? That water glows in the dark! Don't forget: First 2,000 Registered Runners Get BDR Socks!
Saturday, February 29 in Orlando, FL
5K, 10K, Double Challenge, Half Marathon
It's leap year, and what better way to celebrate an extra day than running a race?
If you're one of the early birds for Best Damn Race Orlando you'll score Orlando socks.
Everything begins and ends at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando. Celebrate after the race with an excellent post race party.
Sunday, March 22 in New Orleans, LA
5K and Half Marathon
Come experience New Orleans on foot. Run through NOLA and earn this 3D sugar skull medal. The eyes glow in the dark! First 2,500 Registered Runners Get NOLA Socks.
There are two Best Damn Race New Orleans events. The 5K and half marathon begin and end in the French Quarter
Register early at BestDamnRace.com to get your new pair of city-specific socks!
Use the discount code: "ThisOldRunner" when you and your running friends register to SAVE 10% off your races.
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2020 BDR Schedule
Feb. 1-2: Safety Harbor
Feb. 15: Savannah
Feb. 29: Orlando
Mar. 22: New Orleans
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