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20 Questions About Badwater 135 with Ultrarunner Harvey Lewis

20 Questions About Badwater 135 with Ultrarunner Harvey Lewis

by: Harvey Lewis

"A couple days after Badwater this year I made a post on Facebook asking people what questions they had. These w...
ROAD iD + 4 Paws for Ability: A Partnership for Empowerment

ROAD iD + 4 Paws for Ability: A Partnership for Empowerment

by: ROAD iD Staff

One of the most amazing days at 4 Paws for Ability is Graduation Day — the day when families across the country gathe...
History of the ROAD iD FIXX Dog Tag

The All-True Story Behind the FIXX ID Dog Tag

by: Michelle Taute

If you’re a long-time ROAD iD fan, you’re probably familiar with the FIXX ID Dog Tag. It’s our first-born.  Here’s th...

5 Things I Learned from Crashing and Living with a Head Injury

5 Things I Learned from Crashing and Living with a Head Injury

by: Ali T

Even with all the freedom and power that cycling can offer, there is still the looming undercurrent of potential dang...
Do Kids Need ID to Fly? What’s Required and Extra Peace of Mind

Do Kids Need ID to Fly? What’s Required and Extra Peace of Mind

by: Michelle Taute

The Situation You’re getting ready to visit out-of-state relatives or take a big family vacation. It’s exciting, but...
23 Marathons, 3 Surgeries and 1 Medical ROAD iD

23 Marathons, 3 Surgeries and 1 Medical ROAD iD

by: Michelle Taute

In 2010 Tom O’ Donnell woke up on his favorite running trail surrounded by emergency responders. He wasn’t quite sure...

Saved by (Better) Dog ID: Jake the Border Collie’s Fence-Climbing Adventures

Saved by (Better) Dog ID: Jake the Border Collie’s Fence-Climbing Adventures

by: Michelle Taute

Jaclyn Riley describes her border collies, Jake and Duke, as toddlers. They’re smart, active and always need somethin...
How Shane Ran Off 70 Pounds for a Healthier Lifestyle — Inside and Out

How Shane Ran Off 70 Pounds for a Healthier Lifestyle — Inside and Out

by: ROAD iD Staff

Shane decided to make some major life changes and discovered a newfound love for running. He’s down 70 pounds, but th...
Video: Meet Pippa, the Schnoodle Who Loves Cycling

Video: Meet Pippa, the Schnoodle Who Loves Cycling

by: Kara Foxx

  It's no secret that we're pretty big dog lovers here at ROAD iD. When we met Pippa, a pup who loves cycling...

Peace of Mind: How to Choose the Best Medical ID

Peace of Mind: How to Choose the Best Medical ID

by: Amy Leibrock

Peace of Mind: How to Choose the Best Medical ID Buying a medical ID can be a lifesaving move, but for most people ju...
Dog ID Tags: What to Engrave to Protect Your Pooch

Dog ID Tags: What to Engrave to Protect Your Pooch

by: ROAD iD Staff

You and your favorite pooch—let’s be honest, possibly the best dog ever—are ready for new dog ID tags. But now comes ...
STACHESTRONG: FLIPPING THE SCRIPT ON BRAIN CANCER

STACHESTRONG: FLIPPING THE SCRIPT ON BRAIN CANCER

by: Mike Trimpe

Sometimes we meet people who change our perspective on life. We go about our days wishing for lower living costs and ...

The Kyle Pease Foundation is Helping Disabled Athletes Achieve Their Dreams

The Kyle Pease Foundation is Helping Disabled Athletes Achieve Their Dreams

by: Mike Trimpe

Barriers only exist because we create them for ourselves.  If you haven't heard about the inspiring, near-impossi...
Man pops the question with surprise ID engraving

Man pops the question with surprise ID engraving

by: Kara Foxx

We see our fair share of quotes, mottos and catchphrases engraved on ROAD iD's stainless steel faceplates. Many p...
Training Advice For Race Day Success

Training Advice For Race Day Success

by: ROAD iD Staff

Starting a running routine can be a daunting process. Finding your stride takes some time, but once you do, the benef...

Pet Name Tags Don’t Lie: Top 10 Names for Dogs and Cats

Pet Name Tags Don’t Lie: Top 10 Names for Dogs and Cats

by: Michelle Taute

We’ve got a bit of super fun intel. We know what you name your dogs and cats based on what you engrave on your pet na...
Gifting peace of mind: Why my whole family wears ROAD iD

Gifting peace of mind: Why my whole family wears ROAD iD

by: Shayla Moffitt

Christmas every year has always been such a challenge for me. Like most of you women reading this, I want to get the ...
Calling All Bloggers

Calling All Bloggers

by: ROAD iD Staff

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I Took Three Kids Camping Without Another Adult...

I Took Three Kids Camping Without Another Adult...

by: Sarah Ainsworth

I grew up camping and hiking, first with my parents, then church groups, friends, and even solo. I found my love, and...
What to do if hit by a car while cycling

What to do if hit by a car while cycling

by: WE BIKE Vice President Tracy Flucke

My July 1, 2018 bicycle ride started like any other. Our home was busy with company, I needed some me time. I told my...
Our Autistic Son Was Lost at the Mall

Our Autistic Son Was Lost at the Mall

by: Shawna T

We were at a semi-local outside mall, and the kids were using the restroom together. They didn't know to turn le...

Guest blog: Running & ROAD iD are part of the family

Guest blog: Running & ROAD iD are part of the family

by: Bryan Moffitt

Running is a part of who we are. We are the Moffitt family. My name is Bryan and my wife is Shayla. We have the two m...
Tim + Jodi Were Reunited After a Hit and Run

Tim + Jodi Were Reunited After a Hit and Run

by: Mike Trimpe

Tim and Jodi formed a happy, blended family in Savannah, Georgia. Early one morning, Tim was the victim of a hit and ...
What to Engrave on Your Medical ID Bracelet

What to Engrave on Your Medical ID Bracelet

by: Amy Leibrock

You’ve learned about the benefits and peace of mind a medical ID bracelet can provide, and you’re ready to buy your f...

New playlist: Workout cool down & chill out

New playlist: Workout cool down & chill out

by: ROAD iD Staff

The perfect songs for a post-workout cool down, yoga session or chilling in your PJs.   
Silent Pet Tags: Make Pet IDs Less Annoying

Silent Pet Tags: Make Pet IDs Less Annoying

by: Michelle Taute

You might call my Bluetick Coonhound, Zoey, an escape artist. She’s leaped out the window of a moving car (twice). Sn...
“I’ve Got the Runs”: A ROAD iD Product Review

“I’ve Got the Runs”: A ROAD iD Product Review

by: ROAD iD Staff

Product reviews are fairly common these days. But every now and then, we come across one that’s too good not to share...

PASTOR BILL EXPLAINS HOW ROAD ID SAVED THE DAY

PASTOR BILL EXPLAINS HOW ROAD ID SAVED THE DAY

by: ROAD iD Staff

Bill is a pastor from Spencer, IN. Early last year, he was out for a routine ride when tragedy struck. We caught up w...
100 songs to get you pumped up and motivated

100 songs to get you pumped up and motivated

by: ROAD iD Staff

We asked ROAD iD's Instagram and Twitter followers to name one song that gets you pumped up and motivated.   You ...
Medical ID for Kids: How to Find a Bracelet They’ll Love to Wear

Medical ID for Kids: How to Find a Bracelet They’ll Love to Wear

by: Michelle Taute

You have the diagnosis, and you’re ready to take positive action. Whether it’s a peanut allergy, diabetes or seizures...

How ROAD iD made my social media dreams come true

How ROAD iD made my social media dreams come true

by: Kara Foxx

The internet is an amazing and strange place. Through the world wide web, I can video chat with a friend on a differe...
ROAD iD Staffer Reunited With her Family

ROAD iD Staffer Reunited With her Family

by: Mike Trimpe

Recently, ROAD iD's own Allison Howell suffered a seizure at a running industry event in Cleveland, OH. Luckily,...
A ROAD iD Proposal and Wedding: How Two Lucky Runners Found Love

A ROAD iD Proposal and Wedding: How Two Lucky Runners Found Love

by: Amy Leibrock

John and Terri had a lot in common. Their daughters were in high school band together. They were both runners. And th...

Coming Home: The End of the Appalachian Trail

Coming Home: The End of the Appalachian Trail

by: Mike Trimpe

Late on Wednesday, July 18th, Harvey Lewis finished what he started 49 days and 15 hours earlier: the entire Appalach...
From Runner to Heart Attack Survivor: Why a Paramedic Chose ROAD iD as Her Medical Alert Bracelet

From Runner to Heart Attack Survivor: Why a Paramedic Chose ROAD iD as Her Medical Alert Bracelet

by: Michelle Taute

There weren’t any warning signs. Ashley Shaw was an active, fit, 40-year-old paramedic when she started having chest ...
#WheresHarvey Teaser #2

#WheresHarvey Teaser #2

by: ROAD iD Staff

Adversity, wild animals, injuries—at this point, Harvey has seen (and experienced) it all. Enjoy the second sneak pee...

Week 5 News Spotlight

Week 5 News Spotlight

by: ROAD iD Staff

Our weekly installment of WCPO’s #WheresHarvey coverage! Harvey is approaching the 1,500 mile mark with nearly a mont...
What's in Harvey's Pack?

What's in Harvey's Pack?

by: ROAD iD Staff

What does Harvey carry with him while he’s out and about on the Appalachian Trail? We caught up with him on one his s...
Week 4 News Spotlight

Week 4 News Spotlight

by: ROAD iD Staff

WCPO’s weekly #WheresHarvey news update! Harvey has reached the 50% mark with over 1,100 miles under his belt. Weekly...

Week 3 News Spotlight

Week 3 News Spotlight

by: ROAD iD Staff

WCPO’s weekly #WheresHarvey news update! They highlight the wonderful folks who came out to support Harvey by running...
Day 14 Rundown

Day 14 Rundown

by: Tracey Outlaw

There are so many things that HAVE to go right each day.... (and seems like so many more things that could go wrong)....
Moving Mountains: A Father-Son Team on the Appalachian Trail

Moving Mountains: A Father-Son Team on the Appalachian Trail

by: Mike Trimpe

The entire hillside washed onto the mountain road, making it impossible to head north. Torrential downpours created w...

Week 2 News Spotlight

Week 2 News Spotlight

by: ROAD iD Staff

Our friends over at WCPO (9 On Your Side) keep the coverage rolling through week two of Harvey Watch. Weekly segments...
Day 9 Rundown

Day 9 Rundown

by: Tracey Outlaw

After a long day yesterday logging 62 miles, Harvey left for trail head and was running by about 6:55am. Harvey, all ...
The #WheresHarvey Run!

The #WheresHarvey Run!

by: ROAD iD Staff

A HUGE shout-out to everyone who showed up and ran the #WheresHarvey Run last night! An incredible turnout that truly...

Day 7 Rundown

Day 7 Rundown

by: Tracey Outlaw

Harvey made it over the Big Firescald Bald and is now at 308 miles total (almost 500 km for our international friends...
Harvey Needs Our Help!

Harvey Needs Our Help!

by: ROAD iD Staff

Running 50+ miles a day requires some serious sustenance. Like, a lot. Harvey took an ample supply of trail fuel with...
Day 6 Rundown

Day 6 Rundown

by: Tracey Outlaw

As of 8:30am this morning, Harvey is back on the trail and has already covered over 9 miles. Today, Harvey will trave...

Recap: Day 2 Rundown

Recap: Day 2 Rundown

by: ROAD iD Staff

Day 2 is in the books! Harvey had another successful outing yesterday—nearly matching his day 1 output with 52.5 mile...
Tools of the Trail

Tools of the Trail

by: ROAD iD Staff

Running the Appalachian Trail faster than any human in history requires plenty of coordination and logistics. Harvey ...

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