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Runners to Follow on Social Media

Runners to Follow on Social Media

The running community on social media is growing and thriving.  Runners are communicating all around the world through Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.  It's a really supportive and encouraging community!  Over the years, I have been active on Instagram (kara_runs) and have even met some of my online friends in-person! It's awesome to have friends who [...]

Running Gear

Running Gear

As a new runner, choosing running gear can be very overwhelming. The first step should be getting fitted for running shoes at a local running store. The people who work at specialty running stores have been trained on how to fit shoes and fit the right pair for the amount/type of running you do. Trust [...]

Top 10 Spots for the Outdoorsy Soul in Columbia, South Carolina

We reside in the Palmetto State of South Carolina. We love exploring the deep forests full of pine trees, the beaches along small coastal towns, and basking in the year-around warm weather. There are lots of things to do and places to see for the outdoorsy soul. Below is a list of our favorite spots [...]

How to Hike Safely With Dogs in the Summer Heat

We live in the Deep South where the summers are almost unbearable because of the heat.  Once June hits, I find myself changing the way I hike with Copper.  This summer has, by far, been one of our hottest summers in the South.  Below, I have listed a few lessons learned while hiking with Copper in [...]