Keep Austin Hydrated {2013 Nuun Hood to Coast Application}

Last year when Nuun announced they were putting together teams again for Hood to Coast, I knew I had to enter. I had stalked Twitter for updates and read recaps post-race the previous year, incredibly jealous of the women chosen to run for my favorite hydration company.

My secret weapon is procrastination. Whenever I leave something to the last possible minute, I seem to get the best results. A huge case of anxiety and maybe a panic attack, but the best results nonetheless. Nuun had tweeted last year about not waiting until the last minute to submit so the app could be viewed with fresh eyes. I liked the sound of that! So I rushed to throw together my app and sent it in.

And then I wasn’t chosen. I knew I should have spent a little more time on it and turned it in last minute like the original plan.

So this year, that’s exactly what I did. I started brainstorming early, compiling a list of ideas, consulting internet friends, taking photos, doing research, driving all over Austin, and teaching myself how to use Movie Maker. The completed video is a labor of love. I spent a lot of time tweaking it, getting it exactly how I wanted and making sure my love for Nuun was properly conveyed.

On Sunday evening, just a few hours before the deadline, I uploaded the video to YouTube and clicked ‘Submit’ on my application for a chance to run Hood to Coast with Team Nuun in 2013:


Nuun’s 2013 Hood to Coast Team will be announced on April 17th. Wish me luck!

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  1. That turned out great! Good luck! 🙂

  2. Forget HTC come hang out w me and bring all those tasty beverages w you.

    Fingers crossed for you!! (and serious lets hang out)

    • Thanks Sarah!

      Hopefully Nuun won’t pass me over this year but if so, I’m booking a trip to SoCal for a visit 🙂

  3. Kylie
    Twitter: kyliemarieslife

    That was so great! Good luck!! You are clearly the definition of a Nuun-a-holic 😉

  4. Kori
    Twitter: ohhayitskk

    I can’t get the video to work! Is my browser just being psycho?
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  5. Good luck! Thanks for introducing me to you Austin! I’ve heard it’s a great place!
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  6. I definitely thing the jackalope picture is what’s gonna cinch it in there. 🙂

  7. Great Video!! I love Austin!! Hope to see you in August!!!

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  9. Your video turned out so great! I wish I had gotten my application together this year, but it just wasn’t in the cards.

    Best of luck – can’t wait until April 17 to hear!
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    • Thanks so much Megan! Keeping my fingers crossed, I’ve been dying to do a relay for awhile now. And to run with Nuun would just be amazing!

      You should definitely apply next year! Start brainstorming now 🙂

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