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Garmin 235

This watch is one of my favorite running devices. I wear it everywhere. In the pool, snowboarding, in the shower. I have owned this watch for over two years...it doesn't fail!

Trigger Point Foam Massage Ball

Trigger Point Foam Massage Ball

I use this massage ball all the time on tight spots in my legs and upper gluteus maximus. It's easily transportable so I can take it with me when I travel.

Huma Energy Gels

Huma Energy Gels

These are my favorite energy gels. They provide a good boost of energy on your long runs plus they are as close to natural ingredients as you can get in an energy gel. They are also gluten free and vegan friendly.

Body Glide - Anti Chafe

Body Glide

This can literally save your skin when you have a lot of miles to cover. I wear this every run over 8 miles. Apply to inner thighs and other areas where the chafe might rear its red rash.

Balega Energy Socks

Balega Socks

If there were a perfect sock this would be it. I have been wearing these socks for over four years. No sweaty feet and no blisters. Enough said.

YETI Coolers

Nothing beats an ice cold drink after a hard run. YETIS are the most durable cooler on the market!

Coach_Scott_Blue_RRCA_Pullover

Tough Head wear Helmet Liner Skull Cap

This is my go to skull cap for cold winter running. It easily wicks away sweat and is easily collapsible and stored in your pocket.

Should You Wear Compression Socks For A Half Marathon (3)

Compression Socks (Mens/Womens)

I ran my 12th half marathon with compression socks. The compression socks actually did help my calf muscles feel less sore. I wore them for the remainder of the day. 

Should You Wear Compression Socks For A Half Marathon (3)

Compression Socks (Womens)

These compression socks tend to be much more widely popular with women.

Leuchttrum 1917

I use this as my journal for running goals, life goals, and my gratitude journal. These are referred to as BuJos (Bullet Journals). I use this everyday!

Staedtler Ink Pens

These pens don't bleed and don't dry out. I use these to write in my bullet journal listed above. I've had the same set for over 2 years and they still haven't run out of ink.

Lock Laces

Locklaces

This is my 6th pair of locklaces. As soon as I buy a new pair of running shoes I purchase new locklaces. Don't ever let a run go south because of your shoe laces.

CooYoo Gloves

Lock Laces

CooYoo Gloves

These gloves help keep my hands warm in the winter time. They are inexpensive and do the trick.

Camelback Circuit


CamelBak Circuit

This was my original go to hydration pack for running. It sits up high on the back and you don't even know it's there. The CamelBak circuit also has to front storage pouches for your chews, energy gels, or Gatorades.


Garmin HRM

For all of you hardcore data trackers, your best bet is to strap on a Heart Rate Monitor (HRM). Garmin makes pretty close to the best HRM for the price. HRMs are more accurate at tracking your heart rate during exercise when compared to a smartwatch.

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