Join Me as We Run Around the World!

What would happen if girls ran the world?! I’m so excited to announce that I am teaming up with If Girls Ran the World and Fit Approach to virtually run around the world!  We’ll be raising funds and awareness that will benefit charities that work to empower women and girls every day. 24,901 miles by October 31st This October, as part of the If Girls Ran the World event, people around the world will collectively and virtually run around the {Read More}

PrAna + Organic Valley Giveaway!

This post is sponsored by prAna through my affiliation with FitApproach, as always, all opinions are my own. The kids are back to school, and I’ll be heading back this week as well…  I guess that means that fall is right around the corner!  Now, I love fall, I do… sweaters, and boots, and cooler weather, (and yes, pumpkin spice as well)…  But I’m a summer kind of gal.  So saying goodbye to the days of summer is gonna be hard! You know {Read More}

Amazing Grass Protein Superfood – Review and Giveaway

This post is sponsored by Amazing Grass through my affiliation with FitApproach, as always, all opinions are my own. Do you use protein powders? I do.  A quick protein drink is just what I need after a morning workout!  So I was really excited when Amazing Grass sent me their Chocolate Peanut Butter (yum!) Protein Superfood to try!  I had never tried this particular protein powder, but I had heard great things about it. Look at all these goodies! All Amazing Grass {Read More}

#EatMighty Powdered Peanut Butter Protein Balls and Giveaway!

This post is sponsored by Mighty Nut through my affiliation with FitApproach, as always, all opinions are my own. Have you tried a powdered peanut butter yet? I had not, so I was super excited to hear that Peanut Butter & Co just launched Mighty Nut, their new powdered peanut butter.  And, that I would get to try it out! Here’s a little bit of background from their website:  Each batch of Mighty Nut is created from quality USA grown peanuts. The peanuts are {Read More}

Freekeh Foods Review and Giveaway!

This post is sponsored by Freekeh Foods through my affiliation with FitApproach, as always, all opinions are my own.    Have you ever heard of Freekeh?  I had never heard of it myself, so when the opportunity arose to try it out, I jumped on it! So what is Freekeh? Freekeh is a process which means “to rub” in Arabic. Freekeh was created by accident nearly 2,000 years ago when a Middle Eastern village was attacked and their crop of {Read More}

Marathon Training, My One Year Blogiversary, and a Giveaway!

Oh my goodness, I almost missed it! The original look of Karen Goes Running! I can’t quite believe that it has been a full year since I hit “Publish” on my first post!  I wasn’t sure where this blog would take me, and honestly I’m still not sure.  😉  But, I am pretty happy with my little corner of the internet! When I started this blog, I was beginning to train for the Richmond Marathon.  Now, one year later, I {Read More}

MealEnders Review and Giveaway

Through my role as a SweatPink Ambassador, I was sent four complimentary packs of MealEnders Signaling Lozenges in exchange for my review. The opinions expressed are, as always, completely my own.  🙂 You know what nobody told me would happen if I trained for a marathon?  Nobody told me that I would actually gain weight!  I have gained about 5 pounds with each marathon!  Sadly, I’m not exaggerating at all… I’ve ran 2 marathons to date, and I am almost {Read More}