You can SAVE $5 on the #BestDamnRace Savannah 5K or Half Marathon when you use my code: ThisOldRunner (no spaces; not case sensitive) at registration. In fact, my code saves you cash on all these races in the 2019 Best Damn Race Series:
Best Damn Race Jacksonville
Use “THISOLDRUNNER” to SAVE $5 on the Half, 10K, and 5K.
Code expires 12/31/18. Florida is beautiful in January! #BDRJax
Best Damn Race Safety Harbor
Safety Harbor, FL (Tampa Bay Area)
Use “THISOLDRUNNER” to SAVE $5 on the Half, 10K, 5K and Challenge.
Code expires 1/12/19. #BDRSafetyHarbor
Best Damn Race Savannah
It's the Inaugural year for #BDRSavannah Half and 5K! My discount code is now available! Use "ThisOldRunner" to SAVE $5 on any race!
Code expires 1/13/19.
Best Damn Race Orlando
Use “THISOLDRUNNER” to SAVE $5 on the Half, 10K, 5K and Challenge.
Code expires 2/9/19. #BDROrlando
Best Damn Race New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
Use “THISOLDRUNNER” to SAVE $5 on the Half, and 5K.
Code expires 3/3/19. #BDRNOLA
Race-cation Series Coming Soon!
Check back soon as I do a deep dive into each Best Damn Race location for a Race-cation Guide to help you plan your race weekend.
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Run one, two, or all the races in the Best Damn Race 2019 Series! Use my code to save on every race. Keep an eye on those expiration dates so you don't miss out.
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It's here, it's here! The Bigfoot Triathlon and Trail Races are here! Good luck to everyone making their way to Big Foot Beach State Park in Lake Geneva, WI this weekend. Swim, Bike and Run like the wind everyone!
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Here's another way to stay hydrated this summer. Turn your Gatorade Endurance Formula powder into a refreshing slushie. It's super easy and worth it.
*I like to keep a few bigger ice chunks so it lasts longer on my run.
Disclaimer: I received Gatorade Endurance Formula Powder and Energy Gels as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about become a BibRave Pro (ambassador) and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews
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The new watermelon flavor is so good. I have to admit turning it into a slushie makes it feel more like a treat than responsible hydrating. The truth is, it's both!
Here are some fun facts about Gatorade Endurance Formula Powder:
There are NO artificial flavors. I love the new lighter taste. It's less sweet, which I like a lot. The watermelon Endurance Formula is available at Gatorade.com right now. It will be in stores soon.
Have You Tried Gatorade Endurance Gels?
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Get Bonus SWAG with code: BRBigfoot
Register for the Bigfoot Tri or Bigfoot Trail 10k/5K today (Wed., June 20) to get your FREE Ram Racing Sunglasses! The code, "BRBigfoot" expires at midnight tonight!
The Tri and Trail races are in Big Foot State Park in Lake Geneva, WI on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24. Check out all the details here.
Disclaimer: I’m promoting Big Foot Tri & Trail Run as part of being a BibRave Pro.
Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and
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Don't Wait! Race is June 23-24 in Lake Geneva
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If you plan on running a full marathon this Fall, you're probably one or two weeks into your training program. In a warm climate (like Florida) you know you'll train in swamp-like humidity for the next several months.
When you run in the heat take extra precautions. For example, you should:
The worst is when you're soaking with sweat and your skin rubs against a sock, shoe or clothing. Then, you're soaking with sweat and have a painful blister. The good news is KT TAPE® has two brand new products to care for your blister probs.
Disclaimer: I received KT Tape Blister Products 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!
Blister Prevention and Treatment
KT TAPE® is known for products that relieve pain while giving support to muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Now they have solutions for blisters, too.
I tested KT TAPE® Blister Prevention Tape and KT TAPE® Blister Treatment Patches. Keep reading to learn more.
KT TAPE® Blister Prevention Tape
The Blister Prevention Tape is a synthetic fabric that's flexible and lightweight. It comes on a roll. Each strip is easy to tear off at the perforation. The tape forms a barrier between your skin and sock/shoe to prevent friction.
I used it on my ankle and my big toe to prevent chafing that would lead to blisters. The first time I wore it was during a 5K. I was worried about wearing newer shoes. The tape did a great job. Despite the high humidity and sweat levels, my feet survived blister-free. I even wore the KT TAPE® into the shower after the race to see if it would stay stuck. It did.
I found the most important thing was to firmly press the tape onto clean, dry skin. If you don't make a good connection at first application, it won't stay put. The package says you can wear it up to two days. I've worn it on my toe about 18 hours. On race days I wore the tape for about 4 hours.
KT TAPE® Blister Prevention Tape is thin and flexible. It protects you, and gives you freedom of movement so you don't have to stop doing what you're doing!
KT Tape® Blister Treatment Patches
The blister treatment patch is soft hydrocolloid gel. The patches are Latex-Free. It gives you a waterproof seal. The nice thing about the patch is it's flexible and moves with you. So if it's on your finger like mine was, you don't feel restricted. It's a nice cushion that protects painful blisters until they heal. I like the soft, smooth texture of the patch.
Since I burnt my finger, I can give you a first-hand account of the Blister Treatment Patch. I didn't press the first patch in place securely, so I ended up getting water under it. That made it loose.
My second attempt was successful. I had secure placement and the patch remained waterproof. I wore it for 2 days while I mowed the lawn, did dishes, ran, etc. It was 100 times better than a soggy bandage!
I was happy with the patch's performance. As you can see below, my finger was quickly improved after a couple of days.
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