When I decided to go to TreeRunner Adventure Park in Raleigh, NC I wanted to make sure that I would be comfortable. Being prepared to climb and use the strength in your body requires comfort and reliability.


I chose this outfit because I liked the colors and I liked the way that it fit on me. Plus, TJMaxx had some great deals that I couldn’t pass up on. Here are some of the brands that I bought: Balance Collection, Reebok, and Lorna Jane.


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Lorna Jane top. Photo by Linda Mendible

My Reebok sports bra was a great fit and I am a sucker for anything black with this go to item.

When I saw these capri leggings, I knew they had my name all over them. Super cute print and they allowed me to move around freely. Not only could I use them for my outdoor adventures, but they are great for the gym too.

My whole outfit geared for adventure.

The contrast in the print with the leggings got my attention right away. I figured why not make it fun right? I could imagine all the other cute tops that would match them.

My sneakers are by Nike Free and let me climb about with the right amount of support. I love how versatile they are. Found these gems at Dicks Sporting Goods.

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Nike Free from Dicks Sporting Goods.

What I like about them is that even my archery instructor Christine Harrelson was interested in them. Different terrain with archery calls for different sneakers. At least I know I have the right gear for all my fitness needs.



Outfit held up during this course.

You know an outfit is made well when you are strapped in a harness pretty snugly.

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Leggings by Balance Collection. Love the detail at the bottom of them.
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Flying through the air! This is the epitome of fun and one of my favorite shots.

This was a lot of fun and so nice not to worry about my leggings holding up to the challenge. Not once did I worry about how durable they would be. Huge thanks to Linda who took all of my photos.


It wouldn’t be right if I didn’t tell you where I bought my shades from other than Kohl’s and they are by Vera Wang. I finally found some that fit the frame of my face the way that I like.


I’m the type that will hang on to a pair until I either lose them or scratch them. However this summer I have decided that I am going to venture out more to try new looks with clothing and accessories.

When I work out I want to feel good in what I am wearing. I want to feel empowered and if that means finding the right clothing to compliment my goals I will do that.

What makes you feel empowered?

I had the best time at this adventure park and I can’t wait to go back again. Whether it is an adventure park or fitness indoors I will be sure to feel good in what I’m wearing.

What is your favorite thing to wear when working out or enjoying an outdoor sport?

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