Thursday, July 31, 2014

Chase Summer: Introducing #crewTheMermaidClub

The Mermaid Club
“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” 

July is almost at it's end, and August is waving with many possibilities of being awesome!

Nike recently created one of this wave of possibilities with it's Chase Summer invitation.

I am happy to announce that The Mermaid Club is riding this wave with our #crewTheMermaidClub!

Below is a screen shot of the event summary, and you can read about the details of this challenge.

In short: it is about being active the whole Summer with your crew of 5 (all girls, all boys or mixed!) - sharing your Nike+ kilometers and Nike+ Training Club using the hashtag of your crew.  

At the end of the Summer (in this case 31st of August), the crews with the most kilometers and minutes will go to an exclusive Nike event.

Are you in?!

Well, the #crewTheMermaidClub is definitely in!!!!!!!!!

We created the first crew, and are hoping that more mermaids/mermen will join in the Summer of active fun to create more crews: #crewTheMermaidClub2, #crewTheMermaidClub3 etc…

Who are we, then???

Introducing the Mermaids!


She lives in New York, NY USA; a fellow mermaid ambassador at The Mermaid Club, and was the first to come on board for this adventure.

You can follow her great adventures here - this year she has a back to back to back 5K,10K, and half-marathon races (!!!) :



She is from the Netherlands, a working mom of two great boys, and is prepping to rock the Berlin Marathon in September this year.

Be inspired by her awesomeness:



A new mermaid running/fitness friend, also from the Netherlands! Melanie introduced us online, and I am excited to get to know the lovely Carlijn more.  She is currently training for her first marathon in Eindhoven this coming October!

If you want to be motivated, follow the positive charming energy here:


Last but not least!


If you have been a long follower of this blog or this blog's FB page, you will remember Pinky mentioned quiet often in my posts because we've known each other almost as long as I am running!

She is the inspiring blogger behind Run Laugh Eat Pie.  Her blogs are motivating for it's genuiness and honesty, and loads of humor!

How can you measure her awesomeness…well, I wrote her while she is on holiday to be a part of the crew, and she did not only took time but got on board!

There is much to say because this lady is very active and on the go.  See for yourself @


And there is moi!

Happy Feet in the Netherlands 

There you are, the #crewTheMermaidClub!

If you would like to follow our progress, how we are having fun chasing the Summer :D , just search for the hashtag of our crew on Twitter, Instagram and FB.