Saw these beauties in person at the #GasparillaDistanceClassic Expo today!
If you want to run in sunny Florida during March, here are two excellent races.
1. First Watch Sarasota Half and Relay
March 18, 2018. Use SARASOTABIB18 to SAVE $10 on the Half or Relay. BTW, they just added a 10K race! 10K finishers also receive this sparkly dolphin medal!
2. 305 Miami Half & 5K
HURRY! This #RunMiami event is on March 4, 2018. Use BIBRAVEMB18 to SAVE $5 on the Half or 5K races. #Run305 #RunMIA #RunMiami
This one is interesting because you get one digit each of 3 years. Run this year for the 3, next year the 0, and the third year the 5. It's a 3-peat #Run305 medal when you're done!
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Save $8 When You Register for the Tampa #HotChocolate15K or 5K During the Gasparilla Distance Classic Expo Feb. 23-24
Save $8 on the Tampa Hot Chocolate 15K or 5K with my Code: "GASPKaren18" during the Expo
Some of the best race registration deals are found during an expo. That's the case this weekend for runners who want to run the Allstate Hot Chocolate 15K or 5K in
Tampa on December 16, 2018.
This Code is Only Good at the GDC Expo
Visit the Hot Chocolate 15K Booth during the Gasparilla Distance Classic Expo, and use my special code: GASPKaren18 to SAVE $8 on your registration!
Current prices for the 2018 Tampa Hot Chocolate Races:
Gasparilla Distance Classic Details
The expo is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, so there's no reason not to stop buy!
There will be over 100 health and wellness professionals at the expo. Lots of local running groups, races and sports stores will be in attendance offering great deals. You'll find products, activities, samples, and race information.
Friday, February 23rd:
10 am to 8 pm
Saturday, February 24th:
6 am to 5 pm
Tampa Convention Center, East Hall
333 S. Franklin Street Tampa, FL 33602
Is There a Code If You Can't Go to the Expo?
There sure is! If you can't get to the Gasparilla Expo, use my regular code for extra swag in your bag!
Enter code TAMPAKAREN18 when you register and you'll receive a bonus item at packet pickup. The SWAG hasn't been announced yet, but it will be an awesome piece of Hot Chocolate gear!
See you at the expo — or the starting line on December 16th!
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My Hill Repeat Workouts are on Repeat
This week I'm doing hill repeats, and then repeating my hill repeats later in the week.
Why? I'm determined to be ready for the John Ringling Causeway Bridge. I want to take in the views of Sarasota and the bay as I climb and descend the Ringling Bridge on pace.
Sarasota First Watch Shirts
I really like the bright green shirts this year. I love a shirt that makes me visible when I'm running around town. The design is cool — each letter in Sarasota showcases something wonderful about the city. Dolphins, beaches, museums, gardens, runners, and all the views!
If you're looking for a Spring Break race in Florida, consider registering for the First Watch Sarasota Half and Relay on the West Coast of Florida on March 18, 2018.
You can run the half, or team up with a friend and run a relay. Please use my code: SARASOTABIB18 to save yourself $10 on either race.
Here's the Rest of the Runner SWAG:
Need more reasons to #RunSarasota? Here you go:
See You at the Starting Line!
Disclaimer: I received a First Watch Half entry 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!
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Have You Heard About the 400 Meter Dash at Mile 3.05 of the Miami Beach Half Marathon?
If you've been training for the #305Miami Half, get ready for your next challenge! There's a 400-meter speed challenge beginning at mile 3.05. (Whaaat?)
Just about the time you need a distraction — Boom. There's a race inside the race!
It's Called the 305 Drive Ignited by Athlinks
Athlinks and RunMiami teamed up for this extra competition. It's called "305 Drive Ignited by Athlinks" and the top males and females in EACH AGE GROUP who clock the fastest 400-meter get a prize. (Note: If you place in the top 3 in your age group in the overall 305 Half Marathon, you won't get a 305 Drive prize.)
I love this idea. I think this is the kind of motivation that helps runners stay focused during a long race. We've all been there — your mind wanders and you realize you're off pace. The 305 Drive will cure that, as will the on-course music!
Save $5 with Race Code "BIBRAVEMB18"
Get in on the sunny fun, and save some money. Don't forget to use code: BIBRAVEMB18 when you register to #RunMiami on March 3.
"Do It Like a Local"
The half marathon is on Sunday, March 3 in beautiful Miami Beach. You'll enjoy a scenic route that takes you around Miami Beach and downtown Miami. You'll see Miami like a local.
The post race party has lots of local flavor, too!
#Run305 #305Miami #305Half #Athlinks #RunMIA #RunMiami #RunFtLauderdale #RunFlorida #BibChat #BibRavePro #RunStPete #RunTampa #RunSarasota #RaceDiscount #RaceCode #PromoCode #ThisOldRunner
Save $5 on Best Damn Races
If you want to run in the Best Damn Race in Orlando on March 3, or the Best Damn Race in New Orleans on March 25 register before the discount codes expire.
#BestDamnRace NOLA Medals Glow in the Dark
That's right THEY GLOW IN THE DARK! 'cause don't you just hate it when you wear your bling at night and no one can see it!?!
Register Before the Discount Codes Expire!
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