My Sponsors Part II: Dr. Cool
A series of shout outs to my awesome sponsors!
I entered a contest in Women’s Running Magazine to be on the cover of their magazine. I submitted my application on a Wednesday and two days later on Friday they selected me to be a finalist! Now, please don’t misconstrue this as me having a high opinion of myself. My mugshot is far from cover model quality, but I really need exposure for my 7 marathon adventure. I need donors!
It was a month long contest where the general public voted for the next model. Thank you to all my creative friends who voted for me daily with their multiple email addresses. The publisher told me it was a close race, gaining thousands of votes, but I did not win. I’m a gracious loser and the first prize winner really has an amazing story. The consolation prize was a blurb about me in their printed and on-line magazines.
Well, it actually turned out to be more than a consolation prize. Anarita Droukas, Digital Marketing and E-Comm Manager, from Dr. Cool saw the article and contacted me through my Chery Hile 7 on 7 Facebook page. She wanted to talk to me about the possibility of using Dr. Cool products and becoming an ambassador. How awesome!
Dr. Cool uses a chemical-free cooling material to make sporting shirts and accessories. The technology is pretty cool and here is a quick video explaining how it works https://youtu.be/luA1F7ixsi4
I have been using Dr. Cool products now for about four months now. When I overheat from running, my entire right side becomes numb. My body becomes especially weak and painfully tingly if I run a hard race on a hot day. Dr. Cool helps to mitigate that problem. It is not a 100% solution. A cure for MS would be a 100% solution, but Dr. Cool does help. I wear my Dr. Cool T-shirt on a hot day even when not exercising. We’ve been having 90 degree summers in the middle of winter here in San Diego!
I learned a lesson while at the Flying Pig Marathon on May 1st. It was supposed to be a rainy day and the temps were going to be in the mid-60’s. I figured I would not need Dr. Cool, so I left my neck gator behind. That was wrong. When the starting gun went off, the rain stopped and the sun came out. It ended up being hot and humid and I thought I would melt. They had ice towels around mile 18 and was so grateful, but it sure would have been nice to have Dr. Cool to help me.
As an ambassador, Dr. Cool will reimburse me $250 per year for race registration. The 2016 award was gobbled up by the first of many Antarctica deposits! I have an affiliate link. If you make a purchase here, I will receive 15% of the sales to be used for my adventure. Please visit the link and I promise Dr. Cool will not disappoint!