What Running Costumes can I Make with a Gold Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt?

July 10, 2017
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 45007 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-07-10 23:56:53 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-07-11 07:56:53 [post_content] => Sparkle Athletic strongly supports running in costume.  It's a great way to put a smile on your face and on the faces of those around you. Sometimes the hardest part about running in costume is deciding who you're going to be! One of the really great things about Sparkle Athletic running skirts is how incredibly versatile they are - they are the perfect "base" for your next running costume. In order to make it easy to help you understand just HOW versatile our skirts are, we thought we'd compile a plethora of ideas for costumes you can create using each one of our running skirts. These lists are not extensive or an end-all-be-all, but we hope it serves as a great jumping off point to get your creative wheels turning. If you have an idea that's not on our list, leave it in the comments!

Running Costumes You can Make with a Gold Sparkle Athletic Skirt

We love the gold sparkle running skirt because it is incredibly versatile. If you already own (or are planning to purchase our gold running skirt, this list may prove helpful when deciding on a character to dress up as for an upcoming race (whether it be a runDisney event, a Halloween race, or just a Saturday training run).
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Running Costumes You Can Make with a Gold Sparkle Athletic Skirt:

  • C3PO

    Yoda

    Lumiere

  • St. Patrick's Day Themed
One of our favorite aspects of running in costume is the support we get from those around us. Whether it is high-fives from kids or encouraging words from fellow runners, running in costume tends to bring an extra big smile to everyone's face. We highly recommend using spectator's enthusiasm to your advantage - feed off of their love and go the distance! & Don't forget... if you have a great idea for a costume that's not on our list, leave it in the comments below and we will make sure to add it! [post_title] => What Running Costumes can I Make with a Gold Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt? [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => running-costumes-with-a-gold-sparkle-running-skirt [to_ping] => [pinged] => https://sparkleathletic.com/rundisney-star-wars-c-3po-running-costume/ [post_modified] => 2017-07-14 12:36:45 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-14 20:36:45 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://sparkleathletic.com/?p=45007 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

What Running Costumes can I Make with an Orange Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt?

July 10, 2017
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 45001 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-07-10 23:55:28 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-07-11 07:55:28 [post_content] => Sparkle Athletic strongly supports running in costume.  It's a great way to put a smile on your face and on the faces of those around you. Sometimes the hardest part about running in costume is deciding who you're going to be! One of the really great things about Sparkle Athletic running skirts is how incredibly versatile they are - they are the perfect "base" for your next running costume. In order to make it easy to help you understand just HOW versatile our skirts are, we thought we'd compile a plethora of ideas for costumes you can create using each one of our running skirts. These lists are not extensive or an end-all-be-all, but we hope it serves as a great jumping off point to get your creative wheels turning. If you have an idea that's not on our list, leave it in the comments!

Running Costumes You can Make with an Orange Sparkle Athletic Skirt

We love the orange sparkle running skirt because it is incredibly versatile.  If you already own (or are planning to purchase our orange running skirt, this list may prove helpful when deciding on a character to dress up as for an upcoming race (whether it be a runDisney event, a Halloween race, or just a Saturday training run).
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Running Costumes You Can Make with an Orange Sparkle Athletic Skirt:

One of our favorite aspects of running in costume is the support we get from those around us. Whether it is high-fives from kids or encouraging words from fellow runners, running in costume tends to bring an extra big smile to everyone's face. We highly recommend using spectator's enthusiasm to your advantage - feed off of their love and go the distance! & Don't forget... if you have a great idea for a costume that's not on our list, leave it in the comments below and we will make sure to add it! [post_title] => What Running Costumes can I Make with an Orange Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt? [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => running-costumes-with-an-orange-sparkle-running-skirt [to_ping] => [pinged] => https://sparkleathletic.com/thanksgiving-running-costume-round-up/ [post_modified] => 2017-07-14 12:37:13 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-14 20:37:13 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://sparkleathletic.com/?p=45001 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

What Running Costumes can I Make with a Magenta or Pink Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt?

June 28, 2017
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 44986 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-06-28 10:35:02 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-06-28 18:35:02 [post_content] => Sparkle Athletic strongly supports running in costume.  It's a great way to put a smile on your face and on the faces of those around you. Sometimes the hardest part about running in costume is deciding who you're going to be! One of the really great things about Sparkle Athletic running skirts is how incredibly versatile they are - they are the perfect "base" for your next running costume. In order to make it easy to help you understand just HOW versatile our skirts are, we thought we'd compile a plethora of ideas for costumes you can create using each one of our running skirts. These lists are not extensive or an end-all-be-all, but we hope it serves as a great jumping off point to get your creative wheels turning. If you have an idea that's not on our list, leave it in the comments!  

Running Costumes You can Make with a Magenta / Pink Sparkle Athletic Skirt

We love the magenta / pink sparkle running skirt because it is incredibly versatile. If you already own (or are planning to purchase our magenta / pink royal blue running skirt, this list may prove helpful when deciding on a character to dress up as for an upcoming race (whether it be a runDisney event, a Halloween race, or just a Saturday training run).
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Running Costumes You Can Make with a Magenta / Pink Sparkle Athletic Skirt:

One of our favorite aspects of running in costume is the support we get from those around us. Whether it is high-fives from kids or encouraging words from fellow runners, running in costume tends to bring an extra big smile to everyone's face. We highly recommend using spectator's enthusiasm to your advantage - feed off of their love and go the distance! & Don't forget... if you have a great idea for a costume that's not on our list, leave it in the comments below and we will make sure to add it! [post_title] => What Running Costumes can I Make with a Magenta or Pink Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt? [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => running-costumes-with-a-magenta_pink-sparkle-athletic-skirt [to_ping] => [pinged] => https://sparkleathletic.com/sleeping-beauty-running-costume/ https://sparkleathletic.com/rosetta-running-costume/ [post_modified] => 2017-07-14 12:32:10 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-14 20:32:10 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://sparkleathletic.com/?p=44986 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

What Running Costumes can I Make with a Red Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt?

June 25, 2017
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 44977 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-06-25 10:19:25 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-06-25 18:19:25 [post_content] => Sparkle Athletic strongly supports running in costume.  It's a great way to put a smile on your face and on the faces of those around you. Sometimes the hardest part about running in costume is deciding who you're going to be! One of the really great things about Sparkle Athletic running skirts is how incredibly versatile they are - they are the perfect "base" for your next running costume. In order to make it easy to help you understand just HOW versatile our skirts are, we thought we'd compile a plethora of ideas for costumes you can create using each one of our running skirts. These lists are not extensive or an end-all-be-all, but we hope it serves as a great jumping off point to get your creative wheels turning. If you have an idea that's not on our list, leave it in the comments!

Running Costumes You can Make with a Red Sparkle Athletic Skirt

We love the red sparkle running skirt because it is incredibly versatile. If you already own (or are planning to purchase our red running skirt, this list may prove helpful when deciding on a character to dress up as for an upcoming race (whether it be a runDisney event, a Halloween race, or just a Saturday training run).
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Running Costumes You Can Make with a Red Sparkle Athletic Skirt:

  Tweedle Dee/Dum 4th of July Valentine's Christmas {Santa / Elf on the Shelf} Huey, Duey, Louie Cowgirl Rebel Pilot (Star Wars) Minnie Mouse Mickie Mouse Spiderman The Flash Ironman Superman Fauna (Sleeping Beauty) Heart Disease AIDS Awareness Princess Elena of Alavor Mulan Pinocchio Mrs. Incredible Queen of Hearts Dumbo Rosie the Riveter Sorcerer Mickey Las Vegas Showgirl One of our favorite aspects of running in costume is the support we get from those around us. Whether it is high-fives from kids or encouraging words from fellow runners, running in costume tends to bring an extra big smile to everyone's face. We highly recommend using spectator's enthusiasm to your advantage - feed off of their love and go the distance! & Don't forget... if you have a great idea for a costume that's not on our list, leave it in the comments below and we will make sure to add it! [post_title] => What Running Costumes can I Make with a Red Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt? [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => red-skirt-running-costumes [to_ping] => [pinged] => https://sparkleathletic.com/showgirl-running-costume/ https://sparkleathletic.com/superman-running-costume/ [post_modified] => 2017-07-14 12:32:33 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-14 20:32:33 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://sparkleathletic.com/?p=44977 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

Running Costumes You Can Make with a Brown Sparkle Visor

June 13, 2017
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 44848 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-06-13 13:07:04 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-06-13 21:07:04 [post_content] => Sparkle Athletic strongly supports running in costume.  It's a great way to put a smile on your face and on the faces of those around you. Although, we highly suggest creating running costumes that are easy (& comfortable) to run in. & With a little planning, you don't don't necessarily have to sacrifice your favorite running gear. For example... Our Sparkle Headsweats Visors are incredibly versatile - they are the perfect way to "top" off your running costume, AND the perfect way to sparkle every day. Not only to they look good, they perform well too (which is why WE wear them on a daily basis) - they are made from a quick drying fabric shell with our signature sparkle overlay, which means they also keep the blood, sweat and sparkle out of your eyes thanks to the terrycloth sweatband. But we digressed... this post isn't about telling you awesome our visors are (trust us they really are), it's about how versatile they are, when it comes to running costumes, that is. So in case you are wondering what costume you can make with our Brown Sparkle Headsweats Visors, we thought we'd compile a plethora of ideas for costumes you can create. Obviously this list is not an end-all-be-all, but we hope it serves as a great jumping off point to get your creative wheels turning. If you have an idea that's not on our list, leave it in the comments!

Running Costumes You Can Make with a Brown Sparkle Visor

We love the Brown Sparkle Headsweats Visor because it is incredibly versatile. As I'm sure you can imagine, it is a great option to be used in lieu of a brown hat, or brown hair. If you already own (or are planning to purchase our brown visor, this list may prove helpful when deciding on a character to dress up as for an upcoming race (whether it be a runDisney event, a Halloween race, or just a Saturday training run).

Running Costumes You Can Make with a Brown Sparkle Visor:

  • Pocahontas Tiger Lily Lost Boys Maui Woody Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head Oogie Boogie Snow White in rags Tarzan Slinky Dog Hercules Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty in rags) Jane (Tarzan) Cogsworth Beast Lady Chewbacca Jedi Ewok Chip & Dale Runaway Jasmine Duffy the Bear Faline Abu Flynn Ryder Gepetto Bambi Koda Indiana Jones Grumpy Doc Mickey bar Kala Jungle Cruise Tour Guide Reindeer/ Deer Bear Football Turkey Hershey Kiss Cleveland Browns San Diego Padres
One of our favorite aspects of running in costume is the support we get from those around us. Whether it is high-fives from kids or encouraging words from fellow runners, running in costume tends to bring an extra big smile to everyone's face. We highly recommend using spectator's enthusiasm to your advantage - feed off of their love and go the distance! & Don't forget... if you have a great idea for a costume that's not on our list, leave it in the comments below and we will make sure to add it! [post_title] => Running Costumes You Can Make with a Brown Sparkle Visor [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => running-costumes-you-can-make-with-a-brown-visor [to_ping] => [pinged] => https://sparkleathletic.com/pocahontas-running-costume-run-disney/ [post_modified] => 2017-06-13 13:07:32 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-06-13 21:07:32 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://sparkleathletic.com/?p=44848 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

#teamsparkle Global Running Day virtual run

May 23, 2017
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 32957 [post_author] => 5 [post_date] => 2017-05-23 05:41:10 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-05-23 13:41:10 [post_content] => We know you love to run, so we're pretty sure you're already planning to "celebrate" global running day with a run... we are too. Which got us thinking - how AWESOME would it be if #teamsparkle could celebrate by running TOGETHER? We may not be able to physically run together, but we can virtually. We invite you to SPARKLE with us on June 7th. Let's celebrate running AND our amazing #teamsparkle community all at the same time. Now through June 7th, you can add a FREE "#teamsparkle bib" to any order here; or we have two bib options that you can print out below (one features a number, and one is blank so you write in your own number, or name). Whether you run a mile, ten, or any other mileage - we encourage you to sparkle. There may not be a medal at the end, but if you "RSVP" that you'll be joining us on our Facebook event page you'll be enter to win a #teamsparkle prize pack. AND when you post your Global Running day pics to social media (don't forget to tag #teamsparkle), you'll be entered for another chance to win. We can't wait for you to SPARKLE with us on June 7th. numbered-bib blank-bib [post_title] => #teamsparkle Global Running Day virtual run [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => teamsparkle-global-running-day-virtual-run [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-05-23 15:25:21 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-05-23 23:25:21 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://sparkleathletic.com/?post_type=blogs&p=32957 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

runDisney Pixar Running Costumes Guide

May 20, 2017
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 45507 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-05-20 15:55:38 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-05-20 23:55:38 [post_content] => Just because you’re a runner, doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun, wearing costumes for running. Especially when you are running any (or all) of the runDisney races during the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland. Luckily for you, we have plenty ideas that are easy to run in and are perfect for the Pixar themed races. Be "incredible" during the Disneyland 5K, be part Monster while running the Disneyland 10K, and join the "Toy Story" gang during Disneyland Half Marathon... consider this your very own running costume guide.

Pixar Running Costumes Guide

 

Sheriff Running Costume

Sheriff Running Running Costume Essentials:

* {one} Brown Sparkle Headsweats Visor * {one} yellow tank top * {one} Royal Blue Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt * {one} pair of Gold Lightning Bolt Shoe Shwings

Sheriff Running Costume Accessories

* {one} red kerchief * {one} cow print vest (we suggest cutting a "vest" shape out of cow print fabric and attaching it to the front of your tank) * {one} gold "sheriff" badge and matching gold belt buckle * {one} gun holster * {one} pair brown compression socks (or tights) * {one} pair of brown running shoes Get NEARLY everything you need for the Sheriff Woody Running Costume here.

Cowgirl Running Costume

Cowgirl Running Running Costume Essentials:

* {one} Red Sparkle Headsweats Visor * {one} white tank top (we embellished it with felt and red rick rack) * {one) pair of white sparkle sleeves * {one} Royal Blue Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt * {one} pair of Gold Lightning Bolt Shoe Shwings

Cowgirl Running Costume Accessories

* yellow "cuffs" for your sparkle sleeves * {one} gold belt buckle * {one} pair of cow print knee high socks (or tights) * {one} pair of brown running shoes Get NEARLY everything you need for the Cowgirl Running Costume here.

Space Ranger Running Costume

Space Ranger Running Costume Essentials:

* {one} Purple Sparkle Headsweats Visor * {one} make (or buy) a space ranger tank top or t-shirt * {one) pair of white sparkle sleeves * {one} White Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt * {one} pair of Silver Wing Shoe Shwings

Space Ranger Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pair of white compression socks (or tights) * {one} pair of lime green running shoes (with ANDY written on them for good measure) Get NEARLY everything you need for the Space Ranger Running Costume here.

Mike the Monster Running Costume

Mike the Monster Running Costume Essentials:

* {one} Lime Green Sparkle Headsweats Visor * {one} Lime Green Tank top (use felt to make the "eye" & mouth) * {one) pair of neon lime sparkle sleeves * {one} Lime or Neon Lime Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt * {one} pair of neon lime tie-dye race legs * {one} pair of Silver Wing Shoe Shwings

Mike the Monster Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pair of lime green running shoes Get NEARLY everything you need for the Mike the Monster Running Costume here.

Big Blue Monster Running Costume

Big Blue Monster Running Costume Essentials:

* {one} Turquoise Sparkle Headsweats Visor * {one} Turquoise Tank top (use felt to make the belly & purple spots) * {one) pair of turquoise sparkle sleeves * {one} Turquoise Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt * {one} pair of neon blue tie-dye race legs * {one} pair of Turquoise Wing Shoe Shwings  

Big Blue Monster Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pair of monster horns attached to the visor * {one} pair of purple running shoes Get NEARLY everything you need for the Big Blue Monster Running Costume here.

Incredible Super Hero Running Costume

Incredible Super Hero Running Costume Essentials:

* {one} Midnight Black Sparkle Headsweats Visor * {one} Red Tank top (use felt to make the insignia) * {one) pair of Red Tank Top * {one} Red Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt, or, you could wear a Midnight Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt with a pair of black capris * {one} pair ofRed Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt

Incredible Super Hero Running Costume Accessories

* {one} orange belt * {one} pair of black compression socks * {one} pair of black running shoes Get NEARLY everything you need for the Incredible Super Hero Running Costume here.

Assembling any of these running costumes is pretty self-explanatory… but once you’re dressed, voilà! quick & easy Pixar inspired running costumes DIY style.

And if you are looking for a more "classic" Disney inspired running costume, don’t worry, we have you covered on that side as well – check our all of our Disney Running Costumes here.

Have fun creating your own costumes for running! For even more costumes for running ideas, check out our entire running costume guide. [post_title] => runDisney Pixar Running Costumes Guide [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => run-disney-disneyland-half-marathon-costume-guide [to_ping] => [pinged] => https://sparkleathletic.com/monsters-inc-sully-running-costume/ https://sparkleathletic.com/monsters-inc-mike-wazowski-running-costume/ https://sparkleathletic.com/toy-story-jessie-running-costume/ http://sparkleathletic.com/shop/ https://sparkleathletic.com/toy-story-buzz-lightyear-running-costume/ [post_modified] => 2017-07-19 11:45:02 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-19 19:45:02 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://sparkleathletic.com/?p=45507 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

Big Blue Monster Running Costume

April 20, 2017
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 45520 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-04-20 16:30:36 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-04-21 00:30:36 [post_content] => Running costumes, especially when you are running any of the runDisney races, are a must. Looking for costumes for running ideas that you can actually run in? Luckily, we have plenty ideas for running costumes. Consider this your very own running costume guide.

Big Blue Monster Running Costume

Big Blue Monster Running Costume Essentials:

* {one} Turquoise Sparkle Headsweats Visor * {one} Turquoise Tank top (use felt to make the belly & purple spots) * {one) pair of turquoise sparkle sleeves * {one} Turquoise Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt * {one} pair of neon blue tie-dye race legs * {one} pair of Turquoise Wing Shoe Shwings

Big Blue Monster Running Costume

Assembling the big blue monster running costume is pretty self-explanatory. But, if you want to make it even more realistic, or if you want to add a little umph! to your costume for running, think about including one or more of the following running costume accessories...

Big Blue Monster Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pair of monster horns attached to the visor * {one} pair of purple running shoes Get NEARLY everything you need for the Big Blue Monster Running Costume here. Have fun creating your own costumes for running! For even more easy running costumes, check out our entire running costume guide. [post_title] => Big Blue Monster Running Costume [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => monsters-inc-sully-running-costume [to_ping] => [pinged] => http://sparkleathletic.com/shop/ [post_modified] => 2017-07-17 17:22:29 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-18 01:22:29 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://sparkleathletic.com/?p=45520 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

Mike the Monster Running Costume

April 18, 2017
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 45517 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-04-18 16:20:47 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-04-19 00:20:47 [post_content] => Running costumes, especially when you are running any of the runDisney races, are a must. Looking for costumes for running ideas that you can actually run in? Luckily, we have plenty ideas for running costumes. Consider this your very own running costume guide.

Mike the Monster Running Costume

Mike the Monster Running Costume Essentials:

* {one} Lime Green Sparkle Headsweats Visor * {one} Lime Green Tank top (use felt to make the "eye" & mouth) * {one) pair of neon lime sparkle sleeves * {one} Lime or Neon Lime Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt * {one} pair of neon lime tie-dye race legs * {one} pair of Silver Wing Shoe Shwings

Mike the Monster Running Costume

Assembling the mike the monster running costume is pretty self-explanatory. But, if you want to make it even more realistic, or if you want to add a little umph! to your costume for running, think about including one or more of the following running costume accessories...

Mike the Monster Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pair of lime green running shoes Get NEARLY everything you need for the Mike the Monster Running Costume here. Have fun creating your own costumes for running! For even more easy running costumes, check out our entire running costume guide. [post_title] => Mike the Monster Running Costume [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => monsters-inc-mike-wazowski-running-costume [to_ping] => [pinged] => http://sparkleathletic.com/shop/ [post_modified] => 2017-07-17 17:22:01 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-18 01:22:01 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://sparkleathletic.com/?p=45517 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

Space Ranger Running Costume

April 17, 2017
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 45512 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-04-17 16:07:59 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-04-18 00:07:59 [post_content] => Running costumes, especially when you are running any of the runDisney races, are a must. Looking for costumes for running ideas that you can actually run in? Luckily, we have plenty ideas for running costumes. Consider this your very own running costume guide.

Space Ranger Running Costume

Space Ranger Running Costume Essentials:

* {one} Purple Sparkle Headsweats Visor * {one} make (or buy) a space ranger tank top or t-shirt * {one) pair of white sparkle sleeves * {one} White Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt * {one} pair of Silver Wing Shoe Shwings

Space Ranger Running Costume

Assembling the space ranger running costume is pretty self-explanatory. But, if you want to make it even more realistic, or if you want to add a little umph! to your costume for running, think about including one or more of the following running costume accessories...

Space Ranger Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pair of white compression socks (or tights) * {one} pair of lime green running shoes (with ANDY written on them for good measure) Get NEARLY everything you need for the Space Ranger Running Costume here. Have fun creating your own costumes for running! For even more easy running costumes, check out our entire running costume guide. [post_title] => Space Ranger Running Costume [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => toy-story-buzz-lightyear-running-costume [to_ping] => [pinged] => http://sparkleathletic.com/shop/ [post_modified] => 2017-07-17 17:21:41 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-18 01:21:41 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://sparkleathletic.com/?p=45512 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

Favorite Run – San Francisco, CA: Fort Mason

April 14, 2017
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There are so many amazing places to run that we want to help spread the word about some of your favorites. Maybe you will be visiting a new area and looking for a great running trail or in search of your next racecation. Whatever the case, we hope to highlight some of the best places to run around the world!
Up next to share her favorite run is Sarah (@alwyzsleepn on Instagram). She shares with us her favorite place to run on her lunch break...

Favorite Run: Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

Runner: Sarah Location: Fort Mason, then along the Marina, up to the Presidio. However, when I need to do speed runs, I'll run at the SF Municipal Pier, and Aquatic Park --> The run takes me through two different National Park Service sites - the San Francisco Maritime National Park, and different portions of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, plus the Marina Green. Address: Golden Gate National Recreation Area, 2905 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109 Fun Facts :  The San Francisco Municipal Pier was built in the early 1930s as a recreational pier. Today it continues to be heavily used by anglers but also is heavily trafficked by joggers and tourists visiting the area. // Fort Mason was previously a US Army Post, from 1864-1966, and was designated a National Historical Landmark in 1985. During WWII, it was the Army's designated logistics center for sending supplies to troops in the Pacific. // The Presidio is Home to the Letterman Digital Arts Center, where one can find a life size statue of Yoda; it's also home to the Walt Disney Family Museum. Distance: It can be as short as you want, or as long as you wish. Since I run at a leisurely pace, during my lunch hour, I get in about 2-3 miles in an out-and-back. However those with more time, or who wish to run longer distances can run to the Golden Gate Bridge, or get lost inside the Presidio.  Difficulty: Fairly easy. There are some hills if you wish to run them. The one unavoidable hill is up to Fort Mason, yet, my guestimate for elevation is 30-40 feet at most for that hill. Why You Love It: I love it because it's right outside the door of my office. It's a very scenic route, with views of the Golden Gate Bridge, or the San Francisco Bay. It's full of people, but at the same time I feel like I have the whole route to myself.
Parking: I take public transportation to work, so I've never needed to park. However, there is street parking, and parking garages near by.
Favorite Place To Eat Post-Run: I run during my lunch hour (RUNCH), so I will bring my lunch. However for others, In-N-Out, Chipotle, and for the ultimate treat, ice cream at Ghirardelli Chocolates. Sometimes, I'll grab a post run iced tea at the Starbucks on Beach and Hyde, featuring one of my favorite murals at a Starbucks.
A big thanks to Sarah for sharing her favorite run with us. We hope that this series turns into a list of super cool runs across the country and even internationally - that way if you are ever in the area you know of a recommended route from a fellow #teamsparkle member. If you’d like to be featured on an upcoming Sparkle Athletic “Favorite Runs” post, please email us at favoriteruns@sparkleathletic.com.
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Cowgirl Running Costume

April 12, 2017
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 45509 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-04-12 15:59:22 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-04-12 23:59:22 [post_content] => Running costumes, especially when you are running any of the runDisney races, are a must. Looking for costumes for running ideas that you can actually run in? Luckily, we have plenty ideas for running costumes. Consider this your very own running costume guide.

Cowgirl Running Costume

Cowgirl Running Running Costume Essentials:

* {one} Red Sparkle Headsweats Visor * {one} white tank top (we embellished it with felt and red rick rack) * {one) pair of white sparkle sleeves * {one} Royal Blue Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt * {one} pair of Gold Lightning Bolt Shoe Shwings

Cowgirl Running Costume

Assembling the cowgirl running costume is pretty self-explanatory. But, if you want to make it even more realistic, or if you want to add a little umph! to your costume for running, think about including one or more of the following running costume accessories...

Cowgirl Running Costume Accessories

* yellow "cuffs" for your sparkle sleeves * {one} gold belt buckle * {one} pair of cow print knee high socks (or tights) * {one} pair of brown running shoes Get NEARLY everything you need for the Cowgirl Running Costume here. Have fun creating your own costumes for running! For even more easy running costumes, check out our entire running costume guide. [post_title] => Cowgirl Running Costume [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => toy-story-jessie-running-costume [to_ping] => [pinged] => http://sparkleathletic.com/shop/ [post_modified] => 2017-07-17 17:21:18 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-18 01:21:18 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://sparkleathletic.com/?p=45509 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

Sheriff Running Costume

April 10, 2017
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Sheriff Running Costume

Sheriff Running Running Costume Essentials:

* {one} Brown Sparkle Headsweats Visor * {one} yellow tank top * {one} Royal Blue Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt * {one} pair of Gold Lightning Bolt Shoe Shwings

Sheriff Running Costume

Assembling the Sheriff running costume is pretty self-explanatory. But, if you want to make it even more realistic, or if you want to add a little umph! to your costume for running, think about including one or more of the following running costume accessories...

Sheriff Running Costume Accessories

* {one} red kerchief * {one} cow print vest (we suggest cutting a "vest" shape out of cow print fabric and attaching it to the front of your tank) * {one} gold "sheriff" badge and matching gold belt buckle * {one} gun holster * {one} pair brown compression socks (or tights) * {one} pair of brown running shoes Get NEARLY everything you need for the Sheriff Woody Running Costume here. Have fun creating your own costumes for running! For even more easy running costumes, check out our entire running costume guide. [post_title] => Sheriff Running Costume [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => toy-story-sheriff-woody-running-costume [to_ping] => [pinged] => http://sparkleathletic.com/shop/ [post_modified] => 2017-07-17 17:20:53 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-07-18 01:20:53 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://sparkleathletic.com/?p=45498 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

Sparkle Athletic at the runDisney Star Wars Dark Side Expo

April 10, 2017
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 43123 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-04-10 15:32:53 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-04-10 23:32:53 [post_content] => Sparkle Athletic will be at the Walt Disney World Star Wars Dark Side Expo on April 20-22. Whether you're running with the Rebellion or the Dark Side, we will help you sparkle. We will have LOTS of sparkle at the expo (see list below), but make sure you order ahead of time if you're costume isn't on the list. Skirts: Midnight Black Gunmetal Brown White Orange Gold Royal Blue Dogs in Space Red Pink Yellow Lime Green Turquoise Purple Red with White Polka Dots Green Mermaid Sleeves: Midnight White Gold Silver Royal Blue Red Red with White Polka Dots Turquoise Visors: Black Gunmetal White Royal Blue Orange Gold Red Red with White Polka Dots Pink Yellow Lime Green Purple Turquoise Capes: Black Gunmetal Red Pink Magenta Yellow Green Pale Blue Turquoise Royal Blue Purple Tanks: TBD Shwings: Red with White Polka Dot Bows Silver Wings Turquoise Wings Pink Wings Rainbow Wings Fairy Wings Lightning Bolts Princess Crowns [post_title] => Sparkle Athletic at the runDisney Star Wars Dark Side Expo [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => sparkle-athletic-at-the-rundisney-star-wars-dark-side-expo [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-04-10 15:32:53 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-04-10 23:32:53 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://sparkleathletic.com/?p=43123 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )

Favorite Run – Culver City, CA: Ballona Creek Bike Trail

March 30, 2017
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There are so many amazing places to run that we want to help spread the word about some of your favorites. Maybe you will be visiting a new area and looking for a great running trail or in search of your next racecation. Whatever the case, we hope to highlight some of the best places to run around the world!
Up next to share her favorite run is Kelsey (@MsKelseyTara on Instagram). She shares with us her favorite place to run and her favorite places to eat post-run...

Favorite Run: Ballona Creek Bike Trail, Culver City, CA

Runner: Kelsey Location: Ballona Creek Bike Trail, Culver City, CA Address: The bike trail along the creek starts at Syd Kronenthal Park at 3459 McManus Avenue Culver City, CA, but there are also several other entrances along the trail. Fun Fact: Ballona Creek and Lagoon are named for the Ballona or Paseo de las Carretas land grant, dated November 27, 1839. The Machado and Talamantes families, co-grantees of the rancho, heralded from Baiona in northern Spain Distance: As long as you want! The path itself is 7 miles each way, but you can add on mileage on the beach bike path in either direction. Difficulty: Overall the trail it pretty flat, but there are grades each time the trail dips below surface streets. Why You Love It: I love running Ballona Creek because it allows me to tailor my run to whatever length I want. From the top of the trail to Marina Del Rey and the ocean is roughly 7 miles each way. At the Marina, I can continue on to the beach bike path and take it either north toward Santa Monica or south toward Manhattan Beach, adding on as much mileage as I need for that particular training run. And who doesn't love running on the beach? And since the lower half of the trail winds through wetlands there is a lot of diverse bird life to view.
Parking: According to the Ballona Creek website (available here http://ballonacreek.org/bike-path/), there is free parking near many of the entrances in residential areas.
Favorite Place To Eat Post-Run: I love to eat in Downtown Culver City, either at the Conservatory for Coffee, Tea, and Cocoa (https://www.conservatorycoffeeandtea.com/) if I'm in a coffee and pastry mood or Cafe Vida (http://www.cafevida.net/) if I feel like a full breakfast. Both are a little more than a half of a mile off of the Duquesne exit of the Ballona Creek Bike path. After food, have fun browsing downtown Culver City, the home of Sony Studios!
A big thanks to Kelsey for sharing her favorite run with us. We hope that this series turns into a list of super cool runs across the country and even internationally - that way if you are ever in the area you know of a recommended route from a fellow #teamsparkle member. If you’d like to be featured on an upcoming Sparkle Athletic “Favorite Runs” post, please email us at favoriteruns@sparkleathletic.com.
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runDisney Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend Running Costume Guide

March 29, 2017
WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 43172 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-03-29 23:01:09 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-03-30 07:01:09 [post_content] => Just because you’re a runner, doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun, wearing costumes for running. Especially when you are running any (or all) of the runDisney races during the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland. Luckily for you, we have plenty ideas that are easy to run in and are perfect for the Never Land 5K, Tinker Bell 10K, Tinker Bell Half Marathon, and Pixie Challenge. Consider this your very own running costume guide.

Lime Fairy Running Costume

Lime Fairy Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Lime Sparkle Athletic HeadSweats Visor * {one} Lime "Fairy Fast" Tank Top * {one} pair of Lime Sparkle Athletic Fairy Wings * {one} pair of Neon Lime Sparkle Athletic Sparkle Sleeves * {one} Lime green Sparkle Athletic skirt, although the Neon Lime Skirt would be perfect too * {one} pair of Sparkle Athletic "I Can Fly" Race Legs * {one} pair of Fairy Wing Shwings for your shoes * {one} pair White Sparkle Shoe Poms

Lime Fairy Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pair of lime green running shoes * pixie dust Get NEARLY everything you need for the Lime Fairy Running Costume here.

Purple Fairy Running Costume

Purple Fairy Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Purple Sparkle Athletic Headsweats Visor * {one} Purple "Fairy Fast" Tank Top * {one} pair of Purple Sparkle Athletic Racing Wings * {one} pair of Purple Sparkle Athletic Sparkle Sleeves * {one} Purple Sparkle Athletic skirt * {one} pair of Sparkle Athletic "I Can Fly" Race Legs * {one} pair of Fairy Wing Shwings for your shoes * {one} pair Purple Sparkle Shoe Poms

Purple Fairy Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pair of purple running shoes * pixie dust Get NEARLY everything you need for the Purple Fairy Running Costume here.

Pink Fairy Running Costume

Pink Fairy Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Pink Sparkle Athletic Headsweats Visor * {one} Pink "Fairy Fast" Tank Top * {one} pair of Pink Sparkle Athletic Racing Wings * {one} pair of Neon Pink Sparkle Athletic Sparkle Sleeves * {one} Pink Sparkle Athletic skirt * {one} pair of Sparkle Athletic "I Can Fly" Race Legs * {one} pair of Fairy Wing Shwings for your shoes * {one} pair Pink Sparkle Shoe Poms

Pink Fairy Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pair of pink running shoes * pixie dust Get NEARLY everything you need for the Pink Fairy Running Costume here.

Turquoise Fairy Running Costume

Turquoise Fairy Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Turquoise Sparkle Athletic Headsweats Visor * {one} Turquoise "Fairy Fast" Tank Top * {one} pair of Turquoise Sparkle Athletic Racing Wings * {one} pair of Turquoise Sparkle Athletic Sparkle Sleeves * {one} Turquoise Sparkle Athletic skirt * {one} pair of Sparkle Athletic "I Can Fly" Race Legs * {one} pair of Fairy Wing Shwings for your shoes * {one} pair Turquoise Sparkle Shoe Poms

Turquoise Fairy Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pair of turquoise running shoes * pixie dust Get NEARLY everything you need for the Turquoise Fairy Running Costume here.

Fairy Running Costume

Fairy Running Costume Essentials

* {one} White Sparkle Athletic Headsweats Visor * {one} White Tank Top * {one} pair of White Sparkle Athletic Racing Wings * {one} pair of White Sparkle Athletic Sparkle Sleeves * {one} White Sparkle Athletic skirt * {one} pair of Sparkle Athletic "I Can Fly" Race Legs * {one} pair of Fairy Wing Shwings for your shoes * {one} pair White Sparkle Shoe Poms

Fairy Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pair of white or black running shoes * pixie dust Get NEARLY everything you need for the Fairy Running Costume here.

Rainbow Fairy Running Costume

Rainbow Fairy Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Midnight Black Sparkle Headsweats Visor * {one} "I Don't Sweat I Sparkle" Racerback Tank Top * {one} pair of Red Sparkle Sleeves * {one} Rainbow Ruffle Sparkle Athletic Running Skirt * {one} pair of Rainbow Racing Wings * {one} pair of Rainbow Stripe Race Legs * {one} pair of Rainbow Wing Shoe Shwings * {one} pair of White Sparkle Shoe Poms

Fairy Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pair of black running shoes * pixie dust Get NEARLY everything you need for the Rainbow Fairy Running Costume here.

Pirate Captain Running Costume

Pirate Captain Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Red or Midnight Sparkle Headsweats Visor (we added a white feather plume) * {one} red tank top or shirt * {one} pair of Red  Sparkle Sleeves * {one} Midnight Sparkle Athletic running skirt * {one} pair of Red and White stripe Race Legs * {one} pair of Gold Lightning Bolt Shoe Shwings

Pirate Captain Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pirate patch * {one} fake mustache * {one} white ruffly ascot * {one} hook * {one} pair of red running shoes. Get NEARLY everything you need for the Pirate Captain Running Costume here.

Pirate Running Costume

Pirate Running Costume Essentials

* {one} Red  Sparkle Athletic Headsweats Visor  * {one} blue and white striped tank top or shirt * {one} pair of Red Sparkle Sleeves * {one} Royal Blue Sparkle Athletic skirt * {one} pair of Red and White Stripe Race Legs * {one} pair of gold lightning bolt shwings for your shoes

Pirate Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pair of red running shoes * a pair of glasses Get NEARLY everything you need for the Pirate Running Costume here.

The Boy that Never Grows Up Running Costume

The Boy that Never Grows Up Running Costume Essentials:

* {one} Green Sparkle Athletic Headsweats Visor (we embellished it with a red feather) * {one} Green Tank Top * {one} pair of Green Sparkle Sleeves * {one} Green Sparkle Athletic Skirt * {one} pair of I Can Fly Race Legs * {one} pair of silver shwings for your shoes

The Boy that Never Grown Up Running Costume Accessories

* {one} pair of green running shoes Get NEARLY everything you need for the Pirate Running Costume here.

Assembling any of these running costumes is pretty self-explanatory… but once you’re dressed, voilà! A quick & easy Tinker Bell inspired running costumes DIY style.

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Meet #teamsparkle – @donosteph07 is pain free thanks to running

March 28, 2017
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We think THE best part about Sparkle Athletic is the AHH-MAZING people that make up #teamsparkle. We are so incredibly lucky to “meet” (IRL and virtually) so many team members, but we thought it’s about time we introduced the people that make up this inspiring & motivating community.

With that being said, it's time to meet a member of #teamsparkle. Up next is Stephany, aka @donosteph07 on Twitter!

Tell us about your past race/running experience:

Stephany: After a car accident broke my pelvic and collapsed a lung I became sedentary and gained weight. Between the weight gain and lack of muscle building the pain in my hips became chronic. I attempted several times to start an exercise routine to try to lose the weight, but would either lose interest or the pain would cause me to stop working out.
I heard about the Giants Race in San Francisco and it sounded like fun, but never really thought there was any way I would ever be able to run a race. So almost 2 years ago I decided to start running. I really didn't have a purpose, just thought it would be something I could do with my husband. We started running (really I was walking) a mile around the neighborhood. Those seemed like the longest miles ever. After a few months I was able to actually run a full mile without stopping. A friend of mine saw that my husband and I were running and she told us about a Police Officers Memorial Half Marathon and talked us into signing up. Signing up for a half marathon before we had even done a 5K (yeah, not smart). I remember struggling through it to finish. The pain in my hips was horrible. Then we got to the finish line and they handed me this medal; it was such an amazing feeling. I remember thinking "I want to do that again."
I have probably done just about everything possible in "what not to do if you want to run a half marathon," but I had a blast, made some amazing memories with my husband, daughters and friends, found a love for running, lost some weight and have no pain in my hips any more.

We are so glad you are a part of #teamsparkle. When did you first join and what color was your first skirt?

S: I knew for my first half marathon I wanted to wear a cute outfit that fit the theme of the run and someone had told me about the skirts. I bought one and fell in love with them. I first joined #teamsparkle in September 2015. My first skirt was royal blue for the Police Officers Memorial run.  

What/Who inspires you to continue running?

S: My husband and kids are such an amazing support system. My husband runs every mile with me, pushing me to keep going. He is the reason I have found I have the ability to run and that I know I  am strong enough. Knowing I have his support inspires me to continue. 

We all know how much #teamsparkle loves their treats as much as they love running... What’s your favorite indulgence?

S: I'm a salty girl. I love tortilla chips. I don't even need a dip or salsa, just the salty tortilla chips.

Which Sparkle Athletic product is your favorite "go to"?

S: My skirts. I love my skirts. When I run I am sure I look a mess. Red face, sweat dripping, and I'm sure you can see the exhaustion in my face, but I feel wearing a cute sparkly skirt takes the focus off my hot mess.

What is one of your favorite parts of racing in a Sparkle Athletic skirt?

S: I love that they are light weight. No matter what look I am going for, I always have a skirt to match and I always get compliments on them.

Thank YOU so very much for "joining the team." Individually each & every one of you is amazing, but as a "team" we ROCK.

Everyone has a story, and we want to hear YOURS! The #teamsparkle community is such a loving and inclusive group, but often times we are tackling our runs solo. Knowing your teammates can help you to feel more a part of the running community. If you would like to share your story, whether it is about how you got started running, what motivates your running, why you love running, or how running has changed your life, please let us know! We would love to feature you on an upcoming “Meet The Team” post – so email us at meettheteam@sparkleathletic.com!
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Favorite Run – Calabasas, CA: Malibu Creek State Park

March 23, 2017
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There are so many amazing places to run that we want to help spread the word about some of your favorites. Maybe you will be visiting a new area and looking for a great running trail or in search of your next racecation. Whatever the case, we hope to highlight some of the best places to run around the world!
Up next to share her favorite run is Becky of @imarebelpilot. She shares with us her favorite trail to run (you've probably seen it on TV), and her favorite place to eat post-run...

Favorite Run: Malibu Creek State Park, Calabasas, CA

Runner: Becky Location: Malibu Creek State Park, Calabasas, CA Address: Grassland Trail - 34°05'48.6"N 118°42'58.6"W

Fun Fact:

If you run 3 miles on the trail and follow the signs, you will hit the MASH site where they used to film the TV show MASH. I have attached a photo of me in front of the sign on the show, a sign w/ some info of the location while shooting and one of the peaks thats pretty noticeable in a lot of episodes. 

Distance:

You can get up to six miles done (three in and three out)

Difficulty:

Not too bad. A lot of families hike in. There's a couple big hills but they're awesome for getting hill work in! Why You Love It: The views are amazing. We're in a serious drought so everything is dry and kind of dead but if you go early in the morning like I do, the sun rises are amazing. And the colors on all of the mountains are gorgeous. Also, if you go early in the morning your chances of spotting some deer are pretty high!

Parking:

If you get there early you can park on the side of the road at the Grasslands trailhead. Otherwise you can pay about $12 to park in the Malibu Creek State Park parking lot and take one of the trailheads there to the MASH site.

Favorite Place To Eat Post-Run:

Usually I go straight home after and drag my boyfriend to a local restaurant called First Street Restaurant (it's on First Street!) and have some delicious breakfast! A big thanks to Becky for sharing her favorite run with us. We hope that this series turns into a list of super cool runs across the country and even internationally - that way if you are ever in the area you know of a recommended route from a fellow #teamsparkle member. If you’d like to be featured on an upcoming Sparkle Athletic “Favorite Runs” post, please email us at favoriteruns@sparkleathletic.com.
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