Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

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Fast Tips for Carry-On Packing


So, I was packing for a 12 day trip that goes from 40 to 100 degree weather, all different climates and things I’m doing (running, working at races, going to fancy dinners, attending a trade show, hanging out… the list is insane.). And OK, …





5 Tips on Optimizing Natural Sunscreen for Runners


This post for MapMyRun was super fun to research because to be honest, it’s something I haven’t thought a ton about, but really really should given my family’s propensity towards skin cancer, the amount of time I spend outside, the breakouts I get from …



“Back to School” Resolutions: 2017 Edition


You guys know I’m a huge fan of resolutions. I make them a couple times a year: New Years, birthdays occasionally, and always, always, always, for Back to School. My fondest summer memories involve floating in the ocean at the beach with my sister …



The Best Endurance Sports Video Blogs


This article for Outside mag on sports info video channels was super fun to research, because who doesn’t love watching a bunch of how-to videos and getting amazing tips and advice as part of a day’s work? I looked at a bunch of video …




Super-Easy Funky DIY Bookends


For years, I’ve been seeing Pinterest-y craft projects that involved spray-painting animal/dinosaur figurines, and I always thought they looked super cool. I also figured that in real life, they would not come out as actually cool. But, over last weekend, I went on a …



Catch Issues Early: Doctor-Recommended Tests for Runners


Over at MapMyRun.com, I talked with some amazing doctors about the best tests for runners and other athletes. And to be honest, I also talked a lot about what tests were kind of bull$hit. So it was a real eye-opener for me! For the …