Running Gear Essentials

11084302_10206062231539474_3658133523994505698_nBeing new to any sport can be intimidating. There is typically a lot to learn, from the new lingo (what is a Fartlek and can I say that word in public?) to the proper way to train (wait, what does LSD stand for?–oh phew, Long Slow Distance…), to the new gear. While acquiring proper terminology and training comes after spending time in the sport, you can’t even begin to engage in any new sport without the proper gear. You can’t get into swimming without goggles and a bathing suit, cycling without a bike or helmet, and running without a number of essential items. Read below to learn how to be a “runner”.

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We’re Back for Season 3

As most mom’s can attest, we live by the school year.  Siobhan and I are no different. School in session means structure, schedule, and organization.  Summer means chaos – and not all bad, but lacking all the consistency we have in the school year.  You may have noticed we each only posted once this summer as travel, kids and life took over.  But this week school is back and session and we are back online! We’ll call this our 3rd season of Miles with Moms and are happy to have you back following along.

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