Tuesday Feb 21, 2023
Tuesday Feb 21, 2023
Thanks to all our patrons and everyone in the Runcation Nation for your support and encouragement. Because of you, we have been able to keep the show going over the last two years, and now that the races are returning, we look forward to meeting up with you, too!
Congratulations to Fitz Koehler on the launch of her new book, Your Healthy Cancer Comeback: Sick to Strong.
Wishing our executive producer Josh Ozbirn a safe and healthy recovery as he is back in the hospital this week. A set back just makes way for an even greater comeback. We are wishing you a safe and healthy recovery.
Good luck to our Runcation Nation Princesses running at Disney this weekend!
Meg Brower will be crossing the finish line for the first time since her surgery at the Princess 10K in Orlando
Kristin Ceneviva-Iovine is also at Princess Weekend running - go get ‘em, caffeinated friend!
Jenn Reichle is running Princess weekend as well! Have a great weekend, Jenn!
Good luck to our entire 2023 Gasparilla Distance Classic Runcation Nation Team:
Aimee and Dana (15K and Half),
Susie Beck (Half),
Dawn Broussard (15k and Half),
Joanne Blatchley (Half),
Darlene Kaminsky (Half & 15k)
Dean Gerber Half Marathon
Judy Gerber 8K
Kimara Inniss 8K (New to runcation nation - never met her, never seen her during a live chat, but hope to meet her
Greg Elsberry (5K)
Christy VanAllen (5K)
Dana Coston Half
Aimee Coston 15K
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Thank you to Joanne Blatchley and Dean Gerber, Associate Producers of our show. Thank you to Josh Ozbirn, Executive Producer of the podcast, too! We couldn’t do it without you.
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RUN THE 2023 GASPARILLA DISTANCE CLASSIC
Next weekend, we run Tampa! It’s the 2023 Gasparilla Distance Classic. This race event touts something for everyone. We are so excited to be ambassadors for this awesome race weekend. This week, we preview weekend events.
Looking for things to do in Tampa before or after crossing the finish line? Check out this cute little video that our friend, Fitz Koehler did for the 2023 Gasparilla Distance Classic. She calls it a “racecation” but we call it a “runcation”… either way, she highlights some fun things to give you ideas for your weekend in Tampa, Florida.
EAT & DRINK DURING 2023 GASPARILLA WEEKEND IN TAMPA
We can’t help but look back at some favorites from Tampa over the years on the show. From our list of Tampa classics to new new hotspots, you will be able to find something fantastic for your pre and post-race celebration, including:
Episode 1: The Columbia Restaurant
Episode 22: Tampa Bay Brewing Company
Episode 23: Datz
Episode 32: Ulele Spring Brewery
Episode 53: Asian Kitchen
Episode 141: Goody Goody
Episode 142: Casa Santo Stefano
Episode 172: Taco Dirty
Episode 192: Charley’s Steakhouse
Episode 205: Bulla Gastrobar
Episode 223: Pint and Brew
THAT’S A WRAP!
Before we go…. We want to say thank you again to our sponsor of the show, Fitz Koehler!
We want to tell you about Fitz Koehler’s new course, Fixing Your Life with Fitzness.
We know Fitz as one half of Team Noisy as she has been at the start and finish lines of some of the most fun races we’ve ever run, like the Donna Marathon Weekend and Gasparilla Distance Classic. She’s also a cancer survivor and author of My Noisy Cancer Comeback.
But did you know she is also a fitness expert with a Master’s Degree in Exercise and Sport Sciences from the University of Florida, teaching fitness around the globe for decades?
Fixing Your Life with Fitzness is an in-depth course with over five hours of content that will improve your life.
The course includes eight powerful modules that Fitz teaches herself, including:
Why Fitness Impacts Every Aspect of Your Life
Exact Formula for Weight Loss
Four Pillars of Fitness
How to Design Your Own Workout
In-depth modules on how each muscle works and how to train them.
Staying Fit While Traveling
Eating Healthy While Eating Out
How Fitness Affects Your Career
Stop Using Your Kids as an excuse to remain unfit. Learn how to utilize your family!
How to avoid diseases
How fitness can improve your relationships. ALL OF THEM.
Live better, live longer.
Get started today at fitzness.com and use our discount code, exclusively for the Runcation Nation. When you sign up, enter RED22 in the discount code box at checkout for 20% off the entire course.
Thank you to Fitz for sponsoring this week’s show. Check out her course, Fixing Your Life with Fitzness, at fitzness.com. Please, let us know if you do!!
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