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Featured Fitterati: Running Blog Skinny Runner


Each Tuesday, we’ve highlighted one category of winners from our Fitterati Blogger Awards! To wrap things up for us this week, the spotlight shines on the Best Running Blogs!

Sarah Moore 29, Aliso Viejo, California

Sarah immersed herself in the running world in October 2008, when she completed the Nike Women's Half-Marathon in San Francisco. Since then, she's hit the pavement and never looked back, completing more than 35 marathons in four years! Her recaps on her blog, Skinny Runner, are fun and informational, but we really love her "no excuses" attitude, showing readers that all it takes to reach your goals is hard work, determination and a bit of fun to balance it all out.

Running Rest "When I'm not running for a workout, I go to Xtend Barre and take the Body Bootcamp, Barre and Piloxing classes there. They're so different from running and have elements of strength training, stretching and core work - all stuff that I rarely do on my own!"

Motivation Mantra "'Goal Big' is something I tell myself when I'm contemplating future running goals or races. Instead of simply dreaming big, I make big-time, audacious goals and set the bar high instead of settling for mediocrity. Failing to meet a goal isn't failure in my book; failing to try in the first place is." "When I'm actually running, I tell myself to 'Be Strong' - my little brother, Matti, texted me that during my very first half-marathon and now it's something I always repeat to myself when things get tough."

Fun Fuel "I snack throughout the day on things like apples and peanut butter, granola bars, Greek yogurt and a healthy does of the good stuff: I love my gummy candy and champagne!"


Samantha Lefave

Samantha is a writer who is living, eating and sweating her way through NYC. You can find her running half-marathons like it's her job, Instagramming her favorite food and fitness finds or, let's be honest, eating peanut butter straight from the jar.

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