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Sponor Spotlight: Tough Chik

 
 

First, I have to say that I love Tough Chick!!  I have been a part of Team Tough Chik this past year and the women on the team are the most supportive, encouraging women I have met in running/athletic circles.  If you are a runner, cyclist, triathlete, etc, I highly recommend checking out Team Tough Chick.



Ok, so on to the Sponsor Spotlight.  Tough Chik is a company that makes performance clothing for women.  They make cute, yet functional clothing for running, cycling and triathlons, as well as cute tees to for everyday wear that proclaim your love for the sport of your choice.  I have several items from tough Chick and they are comfortable and great to run in!


Tough Chik was started by Shannon and Angela.  To read how it all got strated, go here.  It is a cute story!  As I mentioned before about all of the companies that have so graciously offered to support the Run for the Little Flowers, Tough Chik is passionate about supporting women in their passion.  They aim to design clothing that is functional and encouraging.  We are all Tough Chiks and Shannon and Angela designed clothes to remind us of that fact!


Me in my Tough Chick singlet


But Tough Chick does not stop there.  They further support women by donating a portion of the profits to Project Athena. Project Athena helps women who have had breast cancer or gone through other traumatic events to achieve their athletic goals and dreams.

And, Tough Chik has generously donated a $20 gift certificate to their store for the Run for the Little Flowers 5K .  So, go check it out and plan what you will get if you are the winner!!

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  1. It's so great all these companies are willing to help out! Pretty exciting!

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