It's almost time! In two weekends I will be up in New York with Jen and some other great friends for the NYC Half Marathon, and I am beyond stoked. Let's be real though, there is very little chance I am packing this far ahead of time. Packing is the worst, and the chances of me packing any sooner than the night before a trip are slim to none.
But...I'm thinking about it, as one does. Especially about my race-day gear since I usually try to trick myself into being fast by feeling fast with fast-looking clothes. Usually of the Under Armour variety. As Jen said, I should have probably bought stock in Under Armour by now.
Is it too much to ask to want legs like Misty Copeland's?
Anyway, I will of course be bringing the running essentials I packed for the Navy Half Marathon last year -- my armband, Yurbuds, Gu gels, diesel-looking sports bra, and absolutely body glide to keep the girls chafe-free.
But for this race, I'm extra excited that my buddies are enabling my Under Armour whoredom with early birthday gifts. My college roommate Claire sent me super fly black and green running capris, and my wifey Carly sent me an awesome tote I will use for my pre-brunch change of clothes. Thanks x infinity, you two!
Then there's street wear. I probably don't have the full weekend covered, because, welp, I just don't have my life together right now in order to figure that out. Plus, weather this time of the year on the East Coast is notoriously unpredictable, so why even bother this far out? But here is what I am HOPING to wear because I am basically intent on willing it to be spring with the sheer force of my mind.
Wish me luck!
- UA Streaker Women's Running Tank, $27.99, Under Armour
- Women's HeatGear Printed Capri Pant, $21.98-$73, Under Armour
- Women's UA Charged Bandit Running Shoe, $79.99, Under Armour
- UA Women's Big Wordmark Tote, $29.99, Under Armour
- Rib-Trim Tank, $49.50, Banana Republic
- Pinstripe Midi Skirt, $98, Banana Republic
- Authentic 1969 True Skinny Jeans, $69.95, Gap
- Madewell Outbound Drawstring Hooded Jacket, $94.80, Nordstrom
- BP Plaid Oblong Scarf, $20, Nordstrom
- Bourbon and Bowties Stone Bracelet, $38, Nordstrom