A Morning Run in Beverly Hills

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The sights and sounds of an early morning run on any business trip away from home are a total pleasure for me. I love the escape into a new neighborhood, city or town and feeling like I’m actually a part of it. I’m out here now for the Lion King in 3D press event & red carpet premiere thanks to Disney. What fun!

Going for a run in Beverly Hills was quite an inside peek into the rich & famous and the “LA lifestyle”.

People always throw excuses about not exercising or going for a run or walk while away but I most always try to squeeze it in as I have no excuse not to do so because it truly becomes one of my most memorable experiences that really make me feel like I’ve visited a place if I go for a real run there.

Honestly the new scenery just energizes me and fills me with adrenaline.

Take a peek at today’s adventure……


The neighborhoods with perfectly sculpted & tree lined streets. And the unique homes looking to be from the 1930’s – very old Hollywood feel.


The expensive shops on Rodeo Drive. Every ultra luxury brand imaginable had a store on this strip.






The Beverly Wilshire Hotel – circa 1928.


And even the alley’s were beautiful between all these packed in Hollywood style mansions. Immaculate!


 Disclosure: Just because this is a biz trip, I probably need a disclosure although my running has nothing to do with my biz. Regardless, thanks to Disney & ClickComm for paying my travel expenses to LA to attend their Lion King 3D blogger press event. As always all thoughts and opinions are my own.

About Colleen Padilla

Colleen Padilla, the founder and editor of ClassyMommy.com lives in the Philly suburbs and is a full time mom for her 2 children, Mackenzie (7) and Kyle (5). Colleen and the Classy Mommy website have been featured on Fox News, Good Morning America, The New York Times, Parenting Magazine, The New York Post, local Philadelphia ABC, CBS, and NBC programs. Colleen has appeared in a TV special about Alpha Moms on South Korea’s NBC affiliate SBS. She also co-authored The Digital Mom Handbook (HarperCollins).

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