Charlottesville Fall Classic Half Marathon and 10K

September 22, 2023

Coming October 15, 2023. Fall colors galore in historic Charlottesville, Virginia. At the Charlottesville Fall Classic Half Marathon and 10K, a scenic, out and back course takes runners through historic neighborhoods and the scenic paths along the Rivanna river. Expect hills for much of the course with the exception of a five mile stretch of […]

Like Air Puffcorn

September 20, 2023

Dangerously addictive (in a good way)! Like Air Puffcorn is a pleasingly airy snack that has a tagline of Better Than Popcorn. It’s made out of corn like popcorn, but it has a delicate, melt-in-your-mouth quality that makes it hard to stop eating and most certainly lives up to its tagline. Plus, unlike traditional popcorn, […]

Good Chips by Paramo Snacks

September 18, 2023

Snackable fruits and veggies with a crunch and a cause! Our friends at the women-own company, Paramo Snacks, have created some tasty snacks called Good Chips. We all know that fruits and vegetables are where it’s at for healthy snacking. They’re loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber and are low in calories and fat. With […]

Fall Foliage Adventure Race

September 15, 2023

Coming October 14, 2023. A fun way to be outdoors, be active, and view beautiful fall colors…it’s the Fall Foliage Adventure Race held around Fredericksburg, Virginia! This is a sort of outdoor scavenger hunt, orienteering to marked checkpoints via multiple modes of travel. Using a map and compass, solo participants or team attempt to visit […]

WaterH Smart Water Bottle

September 13, 2023

We all have reusable water bottles, but maybe it’s time to go the next step and get a smart water bottle? Introducing the WaterH Smart Water Bottle! This amazing bottle tracks your daily water intake, reminds you to drink, and checks your water quality. Set up is simple: (1) charge the bottle with the wireless […]

Brave Good Kind (BGK) Tender Chicken Bites

September 11, 2023

Feeling peckish?  We have just the thing for you with the Tender Chicken Bites from our friends at Brave Good Kind (BGK)!  The folks at BGK are on a mission to responsibly nourish the world in a healthy way with sustained positive energy. As the name indicates, this snack is made with yummy chicken – […]

Charlottesville Women’s Four Miler

September 1, 2023

Coming September 2, 2023. The largest all-women’s race in Virginia. It’s the Charlottesville Women’s Four Miler! In its 41st iteration, this race has raised over 4.2 million dollars for the UVA Cancer Center Breast Care Program with funds going to support cutting edge breast cancer research, patient education, support services, and community outreach. The course […]

UNiTE Food Bars

August 28, 2023

Unique flavors to tickle your taste buds! Our friends at UNiTE Food brings us some bars that are inspired by a “global sampling of nostalgic, childhood flavors”. Take a trip around the world with flavors like Mexican Hot Chocolate, Churro, Baklava, Bubble Tea and a tried and true American favorite, PB and Jelly. Packing in […]


August 25, 2023

Coming September 24, 2023. Grab your helmet and head to Whistler, because there’s a new women’s enduro race called The Witsend! The race is named after a group of schoolteachers who purchased a cabin on the shores of Alta Lake in 1955. These fun-loving, adventurous women used to make the arduous, all-day journey from Vancouver […]

Chum Fruit Bites

August 21, 2023

Here’s the fruit, the whole fruit and nothing but the fruit. Introducing Chum Fruit Bites! That’s right, these snacks are only made with fruit – no sugar added, no preservatives, and no artificial flavors or colors. Whole fruits are pureed and slowly baked to remove water and retain the antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber of healthy […]

Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni

August 18, 2023

Our newest National Monument! Earlier this month, President Biden designated Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni as a National Monument to reflect the significance of the Grand Canyon area to many Tribal Nations, including the Havasupai Tribe, Hopi Tribe, Hualapai Tribe, Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians, Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, Moapa Band of Paiutes, Paiute Indian Tribe […]

Mystery Ranch Catalyst 26

August 14, 2023

From one of our favorite companies, Mystery Ranch, comes the new Catalyst 26. This is the everyday carry that can really be used EVERY DAY, whether you’re going to the office, hitting the trails, making a farmer’s market run, or going on a quick weekend getaway. The Catalyst is designed out of recycled CORDURA® Nylon […]

Big Hurt

August 11, 2023

Coming September 23, 2023. A multi-sport adventure race celebrating some of the outdoor activities of the Pacific Northwest. Introducing the Big Hurt, held in Washington’s Port Angeles area since 1997. This event includes 4 challenging race legs. Starting out on a mountain bike, leg one is a 15 mile ride on logging roads, single-track trails, […]

Runderwear Zest Power Running Bra

August 7, 2023

Underwear designed for runners…it’s Runderwear! A very appropriate name for the company that brings us the Zest Power Running Bra! Comfort and support are optimized thanks to some key features. One inch straps are padded and adjustable, and a double, three hook and eye underband ensures a customized and snug fit. The moulded cups and […]

Hurdle Women’s Ankle Socks

July 31, 2023

An award-winning sock to help you take on the ‘hurdles” of running! Our friends at Hurdle (hee-hee, see what we did there?!), have some socks that received the impressive rating of Best All-Day Socks by the folks at Runner’s World in 2023. Yes, this is a well-deserved award with the socks being exceptionally comfortable thanks […]

earth pak Nobo Packable Backpack

July 24, 2023

It’s a mere 4 ounces but will hold up to 16L of stuff! Don’t be fooled by it’s tiny size, the Nobo Packable Backpack from our friends at earth pack has many of the features that you’d find in a standard backpack. A large stretch mesh side pocket is big enough to hold our big […]

Knog Scout Travel

July 18, 2023

Smart phone. Smart houses. Smart watches. And now, a smart luggage tag! Yes, that’s right, our friends at Knog, that fantastic Aussie company with the even more fantastic line of bike and outdoor accessory products which we have shared with you over the years, is branching out and has developed a smart luggage tag that […]

SALEWA Pedroc Air

June 22, 2023

Ready to hit the trails this summer? Then you must check out the Pedroc Air from our friends at SALEWA! This super lightweight shoe (only 8.3 ounces!) is designed for speed hiking and was engineered and tested in the Dolomites, a renowned climbing and mountaineering range in the northern Italian Alps. A highly breathable knitted […]

Creede Donkey Dash

June 9, 2023

Coming June 10, 2023. A fun and unique 10 mile race with a furry, four-legged friend! Not your typical four-legged friend, but with a burro at the Creede Donkey Dash!  Creede is a historic silver mining town nestled in the heart of Colorado’s San Juan Mountains. The sport of pack burro racing harkens back to […]

KURU Stride Move

June 5, 2023

Smarter shoes for foot pain. Yep, that’s right, our friends at KURU have the shoes that will help you with painful plantar fasciitis and other foot woes so you can do TrailblazerGirl thing. You may recall KURU from previous posts of their exceptional court shoe and trail shoe, the ROAM and ATOM, respectively. The Stride […]

7 Hills of Kirkland

May 25, 2023

Coming May 29, 2023.Cycling to End Homelessness. It’s the 7 Hills of Kirkland, a Memorial Day road bike ride that has been going strong for over 20 years. Raising funds to provide services and housing to less fortunate residents in Kirkland, Washington, just north of Seattle, the event is sponsored by the Kirkland Kiwanis club. […]

Good To-Go Breakfast Hash

May 22, 2023

A hot breakfast is as simple as adding boiling water! Our friends at Good To-Go just released a new meal…the Breakfast Hash. You may recall Good To-Go, the brand that brings us dehydrated gourmet meals, like the Weekender. Created by an award-winning chef, this latest yummy meal is filled with simple, clean, recognizable ingredients like […]

Mother’s Day Run for the Roses: Half Marathon, 10K and 5K

May 11, 2023

Coming May 14, 2023. Celebrate Mom this Sunday at the Mother’s Day Run for the Roses: Half Marathon, 10K and 5K! Held in Coplay, in eastern Pennsylvania, the route is a fast, flat course along a rail trail. Walkers and families are welcome. Expect high-end, well-designed race swag, including a rose themed finisher’s medal, t-shirt, […]

Line in the Sand Paddle On Pullover

May 8, 2023

Created by women for women. It’s Line in the Sand, a wonderful, woman-owned company with an even more wonderful mission to empower women, protect our oceans, and fight cancer. Their Paddle On Pullover is a prime example from their line of active waterwear. It’s made from recycled materials – regenerated nylon yarn from discarded fishing […]