“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
IronMan champion and Founder of Skirt Sports, Nicole DeBoom, shares her lucky charms when it comes to tackling life’s biggest obstacles.
Who knew one simple item would change my life! I’ve made friends along the way because of Skirt!
I experimented for a few years and then one day, probably at a race expo, I saw a table for Skirt Sports!
WHAT? Skirts for running? That’s just crazy talk.
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 […]
The inaugural Running Start program is now accepting applications for up to 20 of each Beginners and Personal Motivators.