I want to know!

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While I was running with my 4 month old son in his stroller today I started thinking. That’s what led to this post. I thought about why I run. I run because:

To lose the rest of this baby weight
To keep up with my busy baby
To stay cardiovascularly fit
To enjoy the outdoors and beautiful weather and scenery
So I can have a couple cheat meals and not feel guilty
To motivate and teach others to live healthy lives
To reduce my stress levels
To clear my head

So now I want you to tell me why do you run? Start off with “I run because…”

Spartan Race Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Jennifer Anne!! You won the free entry to a Spartan Race of your choice! Please email me at levers603@gmail.com within the next 24 hours. If i do not hear from you within 24 hours another winner will be chosen!

If you didn’t win, you can at least get 10% off your race entry by entering code SPARTANBLOGGER at checkout!

Happy racing!!

Race entry giveaway plus Spartan Races on NBC

There are some upcoming Spartan Races that will be televised on NBC! How exciting is this?! I can’t wait to see other people crushing their goals and enjoying the race. Below is a list of the televised races:

DATE RACE LOCATION TIME
Tues., July 22 Tuxedo, N.Y. 11 p.m.
Tues., August 19 Palmerton, Pa. 9 p.m.
Sat., September 13. Washougal, Wash. 2 p.m.
Tues., September 23. Amesbury, Mass. 10 p.m.
Sat., October 25 Wintergreen, Va. 12:30 p.m.
Sun., November 16. Killington, Vt. 3 p.m.

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Spartan Race has also recently announced a Spartan Cruise giveaway!! Here is the link (https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SpartanCruise) to register for the readers of Healthy Runner Wife to win a trip for 2 including airfare and a 4 day cruise to the Bahamas with a Spartan Sprint on a private island. The winners will be picked on Sept. 22.

Spartan Race is also giving 1 lucky Healthy Runner Wife reader a FREE race entry! Make sure to comment below for each item that you do. The giveaway will close at 11am EST on Friday, September 5, 2014.

1. “Like” Healthy Runner Wife on Facebook

2. “Like” Spartan Race on Facebook

3. Comment below what race you want to participate in and why

For more information please visit the Spartan Race website

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Race entry giveaway plus Spartan Races on NBC

There are some upcoming Spartan Races that will be televised on NBC! How exciting is this?! I can’t wait to see other people crushing their goals and enjoying the race. Below is a list of the televised races:

DATE RACE LOCATION TIME
Tues., July 22 Tuxedo, N.Y. 11 p.m.
Tues., August 19 Palmerton, Pa. 9 p.m.
Sat., September 13. Washougal, Wash. 2 p.m.
Tues., September 23. Amesbury, Mass. 10 p.m.
Sat., October 25 Wintergreen, Va. 12:30 p.m.
Sun., November 16. Killington, Vt. 3 p.m.

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Spartan Race has also recently announced a Spartan Cruise giveaway!! Here is the link (https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SpartanCruise) to register for the readers of Healthy Runner Wife to win a trip for 2 including airfare and a 4 day cruise to the Bahamas with a Spartan Sprint on a private island. The winners will be picked on Sept. 22.

Spartan Race is also giving 1 lucky Healthy Runner Wife reader a FREE race entry! Make sure to comment below for each item that you do. The giveaway will close at 11am EST on Friday, September 5, 2014.

1. “Like” Healthy Runner Wife on Facebook

2. “Like” Spartan Race on Facebook

3. Comment below what race you want to participate in and why

For more information please visit the Spartan Race website

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Momma runs!

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My son is now 3 1/2 months old. He absolutely LOVES his running stroller and being outside. Since I was released by my doctor at 6 weeks, we have been running 3 days per week outside in addition to lifting weights 2-3 days per week. I’m about 10 lbs away from my pre pregnancy weight and feeling great! I’m eating mostly Paleo and if I’m not eating Paleo, then it’s at least clean. I want to know how many of you Momma’s and Daddy’s take your little ones running with you?

Sorry I’ve been MIA…

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Sorry I’ve been MIA. I had my son on April 26, 2014 at 5:14pm. He weighed 4lb 6oz and 17 3/4 inches long. Unfortunately he had to spend 10 days in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) due to his low birth weight. Then, he developed jaundice. I was blessed enough to be able to stay in a parent room close to the NICU so I could continue to feed my son and spend my days and nights with him. We finally came home last week, and boy was that stressful. I thought it would be better bring home but with no monitors or nurses to tell me he is ok it was hard. We saw his pediatrician this week and he’s finally at 5lb 2oz!! It’s been a long hard road but so worth it. I’m so happy that he’s finally doing better and we are getting used to having him at home.

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Yoplait vs. Chobani Tasteoff, who would you choose?

Today’s #Tasteoff was sponsored by Yoplait, but the winner was my honest choice.

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I was given the opportunity to be part of the Yoplait Tasteoff. The Tasteoff was between Yoplait Greek 100 Strawberry Yogurt and Chobani Simply 100 Strawberry Yogurt. Being 35 weeks pregnant, I jumped on the opportunity to try a healthy protein packed snack! Plus I know all of you are always looking for these types of snacks as well.

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This is the Chobani

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This is the Yoplait

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Yummy! Loving the yogurt, but which one did I choose?

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Chobani was the winner! Here’s my reasons:

1. Thick Greek yogurt texture
2. Has mild strawberry flavor with some pieces of strawberry in it
3. Is great to dip fruit into
4. Isn’t loaded with sugar

Consumers across America participated in a national taste test and results show that they prefer the taste of Yoplait Greek 100 Strawberry yogurt to Chobani Simply 100 Strawberry.

Yoplait is giving you the chance to be heard! Take the taste test with friends and let us know which yogurt you prefer!!

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