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Runner Girl Gang™

You may have seen our insta post about something new that's coming! Let me introduce you to Runner Girl Gang™!    So what is this Runner Girl Gang™? It's something I'm really excited about... and hope you will be too. It's a lot of what it sounds like, a gang of girls that like to run, in the short version. But we're hoping to create something so much more! As we all know, there is a lot that goes into running besides just running. We plan our training, we plan our meals, we plan our race day strategy, we have playlists for long runs and speed workouts, we worry about our nutrition and our bed times. But we do all of...

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Runner Nails - Nail Wrap Application

Steps to get your runner manicure (Boston Nail wraps available here) to stay on and look it's best! Clean your nails Find the best wrap that fits your nail. Tip: it's best to have the wraps be slightly smaller than your nail, larger wraps will lead to buckling and peeling Remove the nail wrap from package, taking care not to touch the back of the part you will be adhering to nail Place the edge against your cuticle, smoothing the wrap down around the nail towards the tip Wrap the excess nail wrap over the tip of your finger File off excess Repeat on all nails Tip: If you find your nail wraps are buckling, use a warm hair dryer to...

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American Apparel Products

If you've shopped with us before, you know we use a lot of American Apparel products for our shirts, and have gotten great feedback from you guys with the selections we offer... You will see some changes moving forward and I'm here to explain what is going on:  American Apparel was recently sold to Gildan. What does that mean to us? It means that a lot of the items that are currently carried in our store will no longer be available. Until Gildan lays out a plan for what they are doing and if they will continue to produce our favorite products, we are currently switching from AA products to other equally, if not better, products. We've been busy testing out...

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The Marathon Illustrations - Behind the Scenes

I always love reading other peoples “behind the scenes” articles to see how they come up with their ideas and how they bring their work to life. So I thought I would share how I work through my marathon drawings and how they come to be from start to finish. Once I pick a marathon to draw, then the real work begins! My goal with each drawing is to include points of interest you run past on the marathon route, along with any significant images I think represent the city. Most of the cities I haven’t personally run, so there is a lot of research that gets put in to this portion to get it right. Step 1 - Learning the course...

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Our Holiday Week of Giveaways!!!

We're feeling a bit festive here at SMDS! So to celebrate the holidays, we're doing a week of giveaways on Instagram. See below for the schedule, feel free to enter each and every day to win:  Friday, December 16th - Run Temporary tattoo (x2)Saturday, December 17th - Jingle Bell Holiday Nail wraps (x2)Sunday, December 18th - Pin Pack (Includes our Shalane & Amy pin, Prefontaine Pin, Runner Girl Pin, Run Squad Pin, Winged Foot Pin)Monday, December 19th - Coffee Poop Run/Runner Girl MugTuesday, December 20th - Feed Me and Tell Me I'm Pretty Fast TankWednesday, December 21st - bRUNch SweatshirtThursday, December 22nd - Marathoner SweatshirtFriday, December 23rd - Runner Sweatshirt Contest Rules: Follow @sarahmariedesignstudio Tag people in comments section for...

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