When I Grow Up, I Want to Be Sister Madonna Buder

Wednesday, 17 August 2016  |  Running + Triathlon


For the past months since I turned 40, I’ve been feeling old.  I’ve been complaining to friends about how much longer it takes for me to recover from half marathons, how much harder it is to get out of bed if I don’t get my full 8 hours of sleep, and how much more weight training I need to do now just to keep the triceps from going all wiggly on me.  Then, I view Sister Madonna Buder’s video from the Nike Unlimited series and I’m speechless.

Sister Buder completed her first Ironman World Championship triathlon in Hawaii way back in 1985.  Get this… she was 65. At 75, she became the oldest woman to ever complete an Ironman triathlon. At 82, she set a world record as the oldest Ironman triathlon competitor. Today, at 86 years old, she has completed over 40 Ironman races thereby earning her the nickname “Iron Nun.” (more…)

Gear Review: Nike Pro Bra

Tuesday, 26 July 2016  |  Gear + Gadgets


Nike launches it new Nike Pro Bra Collection.  Woohoo!

Since 2014, Nike has improved the fit of all of sports bras to enhance performance. They’ve added more colors and prints, updated styles, and ensured a better fit giving each woman a Nike Pro Bra that feels like it was made for them. (more…)

Shoe Review: Nike LunarEpic Flyknit

Wednesday, 30 March 2016  |  Gear + Gadgets


This is epic. Nike couldn’t have chosen a better name for this revolutionary new running shoe, Nike LunarEpic Flyknit.


The Nike LunarEpic Flyknit is unlike any shoe I’ve ever tested… and, believe me, I’ve tested a lot in the 10 years I’ve been running. Upon first impression, it doesn’t take a genius to observe the features that make this shoe unique: (more…)

Nike Tight Night: Nike launches its New Tights for Women

Wednesday, 20 January 2016  |  Gear + Gadgets


Nike recently launched its two new tights, Nike Power Speed Tights and Nike Zoned Sculpt Tight, at Nike Tight Night, an active evening event exclusively for women. True to Nike fashion, none of us had any idea what was in store for us that evening. (more…)

Nike+ Running Partners with Spotify

Monday, 24 August 2015  |  News + Promos


PRESS RELEASE: When it comes to running, music is motivation – just ask the earbud-wearing athletes pounding sidewalks, tracks, treadmills and tree-lined trails. Likewise, an ever-growing body of research has confirmed music’s performance-enhancing effects: it can reduce a runner’s perception of exertion and fatigue as well as increase happiness and excitement. (more…)