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Progress

I thought it would be easy to pick a word.  Just one word, something that I felt described me and how I felt about things lately.   I wish I could say it was a word that seemed more honorable, generous or commendable.  But my word was about me and how I’d felt about my […]

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Erika H. – Confident

“I run so I don’t run away.” That’s always been my explanation for why I run. After all, I started running to help combat postpartum depression. It all started with one mile on a crazy old manual NordicTrack® treadmill. I’m not even sure you could call what I did that first day running. But it […]

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Muna R – Empowerment

At a very young age I became what I thought was overweight.  I was a little active, playing softball, basketball, and doing tumbling. Nothing to give me very much motivation to think about physical fitness.  As a navy brat with a lot of siblings and little money, our nutrition was never a focus and both […]

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Sandra L.–Focused

It felt hotter than the sun as I ran through the streets of Boston. My legs felt leaden and my breathing was labored. Salt from sweat stained my sports bra and I could wring the water out of my running skirt from each pass through the open fire hydrants on the Boston Marathon course. It […]

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Gwendolyn J – SuperMom

Movement, Motherhood, and Choosing the Best  My life has changed immensely since I began running over 28 years ago, but one thing has remained the same—the importance of movement in my life. Movement and family have been linked together for me since I was little. Some of my happiest memories are of the family hikes […]

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We Ran An Ultra to Save Our Sanity

When we were single, my best friend Stacey (the blonde) and I (the brunette) ran together several times a week, the distance determined by how many therapy miles we felt we needed. Your co-worker said what?! Meet me for the 4 mile loop. You’re engaged!? Wedding planning calls for the 10 mile loop. No matter […]

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What’s Your Olympic Trials?

The Olympic Marathon Trials is Saturday. By 1:00 Pacific Time we will know who made the team. Making the US Olympic Team is a big deal. It’s a life-changing event. Most people will never qualify for the actual Olympic Trials, but it doesn’t mean you don’t have your own version of the Trials. What is […]