Chase The Gear

Hello Loves,

Let me start this posting off by saying, I am not a fit person… never have been, probably will never be. It’s just not in my genetic code. So when I was asked by the lovely people over at Sport Chek, to be apart of their ‘Chase The Gear’ event at High Park, I’m not going to lie I kinda cringed. UGH. I am so inactive… apart from when it comes to shopping, I will walk every inch of a mall in search of the latest bag.

However with my Bali body pushing its way to the forefront of my mind, I decided to join in with the festivities. I also have to mention that two days prior to this past Fridays event, I did something to my legs… f’d them up shall we say. I was in a lot of pain, but with the motivation of my BFF Sonya, I trundled my way there.

Oh boy am I glad I did. It was so much fun! In celebration of the Olympics, Sport Chek had basically organized a MASSIVE game of tag! Who didn’t love tag growing up? Well me actually, I always hated being ‘it’… but still every childhood memory has a recap of playing tag!! Anyway, so the purpose of this game/event was to chase and snag a ‘tag’ that was hanging off of the backbacks of NHL legend Gary Roberts, and Olympians Natalie Spooner and Meaghan Mikkelson, in order to grab some free high performance Olympic collection Adidas gear! This stuff was super cool btw. Couldn’t make it? You were still able to be apart of all the fun with their Facebook live stream! Haha some of the comments on that thing were hilarious!

Although Sonya and I sadly didn’t win anything, we had a blast nevertheless. We were active, we made new friends in the community. We were even able to get those fitbit steps up in the process. Triple score!

I kinda hate to say it but I think that this event could have been a turning point for me, I want to be more active. I am excited to do more interactive fitness activities.

Want to know when the next ‘Chase The Gear’ event is: CLICK HERE

@filipajackson

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xoxo Fil

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57 Comments

  1. August 22, 2016 / 4:16 am

    Sounds like you had so much fun, I always liked tag as a kid! It’s never too late to start being active, even if it’s hard at first you’ll get used to itYou all look absolutely beautiful and I love your outfits! Have a wonderful day!

    xo, Esther

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  2. August 22, 2016 / 4:51 am

    That sounds like so much fun hun! How I wish I have an opportunity like this here 🙂

  3. August 22, 2016 / 9:46 am

    this sounds like an amazing experience girl, loved following along on Snapchat! doing something out of your comfort zone is always so rewarding!

    xx Melis
    http://fashionmews.com

  4. August 22, 2016 / 9:50 am

    Now that mention it I miss My FitBit so Much! It broke when we were in Montreal. I really like what you’re wearing it’s almost identical to Tasha Oakley’s Monday Activewear. You look really HOT in activewear!
    Thenewgirl.me

  5. August 22, 2016 / 2:01 pm

    I am surprised you don’t like to workout because you have such an amazing body! What a fun way to get started to exercise and take care of your body. Sounds like an great event and will definitely have to check it out for next time! xoxo, Christine
    http://dailykongfidence.com/

    • filipajackson
      August 24, 2016 / 9:10 pm

      Aw thank you Christine, I am genetically skinny however my cellulite tells another tale.

      Filipa xxx
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  6. August 22, 2016 / 2:29 pm

    It looked like a super fun event. I always hated exercising but with my 30th birthday fast approaching, I’m trying to get fitter.

    http://www.mydailywear.co.uk

  7. Tamara
    August 22, 2016 / 10:35 pm

    Sounds like such a fun event!

    Have a great week Filipa!

    XoXo,

    Tamara – LoveofMode.com

  8. August 23, 2016 / 12:05 am

    A massive Game of Tag sounds so much fun!I’m not much of a sports person either but it looks like a blast! Hope you had a great time <3

    xx BASH |   go say   H E Y   B A S H

  9. August 23, 2016 / 7:47 am

    Sounds like you had a great and fun day! I hope your leg is ok now! x

    Ela BellaWorld

  10. Adi
    August 23, 2016 / 8:30 pm

    This looks great!!

    Adi xx
    fancycorrectitude.com
    instagram.com/fancycorrectitude/

  11. August 24, 2016 / 10:34 pm

    Sounds like a great way to get some exercise and score some swag. You look great in your work out gear and you could have totally fooled me. You look like you work out all the time
    Carly at A Modern Mom Blog

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