Pilk’s Points: A Pile Of Runner Joy

  • By Caitlyn Pilkington
  • Published Dec. 16, 2013

Our associate editor shares her top shoe, gear, nutrition and racing picks heading into the holiday season.

When there are under-cooked brownies and holiday cookies lying around, it’s hard to resist the temptation — especially after a grueling 10-mile run in sub-par San Diego temps (Yes, we layer up when it dips under 60 degrees). But instead of throwing together a wish list of things that could potentially “transform” the December glutton into the active, I’m-sexy-and-I-know-it, year-round babe, here’s a round-up of things from my closet (er, all over the apartment) that I’m thankful this holiday season…and maybe they sometimes remind me that sugar is not a food group after December.

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Caitlyn Pilkington

Caitlyn Pilkington

Caitlyn Pilkington is the Associate Editor for Competitor magazine and Women's Running. Her two proudest running moments comprise the 2003 CIF State Cross Country Championships (18th place) and the 2014 Carlsbad Half Marathon (1:36:16 PR, smashing her previous PR by 4 minutes). Her best-kept running tradition is eating In 'n' Out Burger after every race.

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