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Hey Runners! I thought I would share with you 5 running hacks that help keep the Hubs and I happy runners. And there’s a give-away at the end of this post so keep on reading!
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2. Bottle Holder: Not just for babies!
We use a baby bottle drainer to hold our handheld waterbottles. It allows our bottles to drain thoroughly and makes it easy to store them. The bottle holder sits on our counter and it’s a great way to make sure our bottles stay clean and dry. Plus it makes it easy to just grab one and go whenever we are ready to run.
3. Beach Towels in the Car
There’s always a stack of beach towels in the car to help prevent smelly, wet seats. Once we get home, we throw them in the wash and have them ready to go again.
4. String bag for after every run or expo
The Hubs and I have collected quite a collection of string bags from all the races and expos we have attended. We kind of laugh when we see them at stores to purchase. I’m always amazed that people actually buy them.
We use these cute little bags now whenever we go to an expo. They free up your hands and the bag makes it a handy way to carry all the freebies you get.Many times, gear check requires you to use a specific bag. It’s usually a clear, plastic bag that rips when you open it after the race. Fold up a string bag and pack it inside your gear bag. Now you have a bag to throw on your back filled with post race-food, empty water bottles, dirty clothes or your phone.
5. Baby cleansing clothes
I actually stole this idea from my friend Jody. At Taco Tuesday she pulled out this packet and said they were amazing for cleaning up after a run. And yes, we run and then eat tacos afterwards–it’s all about balance.
This huge cloth smells great and fits perfectly in a run bag. I ended up buying one for myself and the Hubs!
So there you have it, 5 tips that have worked for us to keep us happy. Well at least happy enough to get out the door and grab some miles.
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What your runner’s hack?