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My Chronically Ill, Chronically Fabulous Life

Hello!  My name is Marie Brown.  I’m 35 years old, originally from Indonesia, and currently, live in sunny Southern California.  I’ve been happily married for 7 ½ years, have a fat cat who’s practically famous on his own, and am obsessed with running and performing on the trapeze!  I also enjoy rock climbing, traveling, hosting […]

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The Developer

Pinkbetsy as the Developer….8 years ago I began a journey. A journey so amazing that I do not ever want it to end. My journey started with finding running- and bits of myself. This is nothing new- this running- or crazy, but to me it was both. I found that I loved to see how […]

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Keep Moving Forward

This year has not been an easy one. I have been dealing with a nagging hip injury since January. Last year I had a freak incident with a large dog running into me. Yes, you read that correctly. It left me with a chipped fibula, a bad puncture wound that took more than six weeks […]

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#REALwomenmove

If you’ve been anywhere near social media as part of the athletic community then perhaps you’ve seen #REALwomenmove.  Actually, seeing as you’re here on Skirt Sports, reading this blog, then the chances you’ve seen this hashtag are especially high!  Why?  It’s a Skirt Sports hashtag!  But have you ever thought, wow, I sure wish someone […]

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Ali. K – Transcend

When I first started running, I didn’t have a need for a mantra. Then, I discovered racing, and I found that having a word to cling to as I pushed myself to the limit was useful. Originally, I clung to the word transcend as if the ethereal sound would help me float through difficulties; now I see […]

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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 […]