Happy happy Friday! I made it home late last night and this morning woke up to some frigid temperatures here in Minneapolis. It was 35! I had a great last run before marathon day, even though I bundled up in a jacket:

Runfie after 3 miles! | Crazy Running Girl


I shipped a lot of my hoodies and jackets home to Wisconsin so I didn’t have to move it, so I really hope my family doesn’t forget to bring it up on their way up for the weekend today (*ahem* if you’re reading this). Otherwise, I truly might freeze a little bit until I make it back for Thanksgiving. 

Since it’s Friday and it’s also Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I am linking up with Courtney @ Eat Pray Run DC and Sweat Pink to share five pieces of pink gear that I am loving this month. (Pink is my favorite color, so this is more of a shopping wish list for me!)

Celebrating #FiveThingsFriday, Pink edition, with Sweat Pink | Crazy Running Girl

1. Women’s LSD Thermal Running Vest from Brooks Running

Winter thermal vest from Brooks Running in pink | Crazy Running Girl


Yeah, that cold weather? It’s coming. I have some goodies that I saved from when I lived in NYC, but I definitely need to build up my cold weather running gear. I have recently fallen in love with vests and love this pink one from Brooks! Isn’t it gorgeous? The thing I love about running vests —> they keep your core warm, which does wonders for keeping the rest of your body warm in cold weather. I was a skeptic until I finally tried it. 


2. PINK Bosu Ball Trainer

Raise funds for Susan G. Komen with this pink Bosu Trainer | Crazy Running Girl

I loved using these in OTF — if you want to step up your ab workouts or work on your balancing skills, a bosu trainer is the thing for you! Plus, rumor has it that with each sale of one, Bosu will donate $9 to Susan G. Komen.


3. PRO Compression Marathon Elite in Pink

Marathon elite sock in pink from PRO Compression  | Crazy Running Girl


I haven’t yet tried the marathon elite sock from PRO Compression, but it has more cushioning in the foot and even more calf support. I love the bright color of these —> definitely adding to my wishlist!


4. Virtual Pink 5k

Raise funds for charity with The Pink 5k | Crazy Running Girl


Have you ever done a virtual race? They are pretty fun and one of the things I like about it is that you can do it on your own time. Sometimes getting up early on a Saturday just doesn’t work for a race, and with a virtual one, you can squeeze it in when it works for your schedule. I love the idea of the Virtual Pink 5k, because proceeds benefit the Breast Cancer Charities of America. Plus, they have some really fun awards for participants!


5. AfterShokz Pink Trekz Titanium Headphones

Product Review: Trekz Titanium Aftershokz | Crazy Running Girl


I reviewed these a few weeks ago — they are a pair of bone conduction headphones that are absolutely amazing for the run because they give you a chance to hear the music AND what’s going on around you, which is so important as runner safety increasingly becomes a more important conversation. PLUS —> if you buy the pink edition by October 31, AfterShokz will donate 25% of proceeds to Bright Pink — a non-profit focused on breast and ovarian cancer awareness and education. 


Any other PINK items that you are loving right now? 

What’s the weather like by you? What’s your perfect temperature? 

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