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My BRF: The Kelly Bra

I always joke with my running buddies that the hardest part of my runs is putting on and taking off my sports bra. I absolutely hate traditional sports bras. They are hard to get on and take off.  They are uncomfortable to wear especially during a long run or bike ride.  If they have wires […]

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Community

When I think about the last few years of my “running life”, all of my best memories are those with my Moms Run This Town (MRTT) Group. We may have started as a running group, but we’ve morphed into our own community. 4 1/2 years ago I was looking for some running buddies and had […]

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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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Gotta Go on the Go

There’s not a lot I don’t like about running in my Skirt Sport Skirts. They are comfortable, the shorts don’t ride up, they have plenty of room for my cell phone and some extras… But gosh… on a long run or race when I have to … well…. you know how it goes… “Can I […]

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Rachel W: HOPE

When I was 26 I felt like my life was falling apart. Only six weeks after I gave birth to my sweet daughter, which was a difficult pregnancy and delivery, my mother passed away unexpectedly from an aneurism. It was surreal. She was completely fine and healthy. When I got the call, I was in […]

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Heather H. – Persistence

At the beginning of every year, I always sit down and make plans and set some goals and intentions for the year. So when I volunteered to write about my word for this year, I thought it would be easy. Well it wasn’t as easy as I thought, but I did have one that kept […]

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Liz D: Resilience

What’s life like as an Army wife? Make a plan and write it down on a sheet of your best stationary.  Take that plan, tear it into shreds, throw it up in the air, and dance around in the confetti! I knew going into this venture with my husband, Troy, that life was going to […]

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Kimberlee R. – SHINE

I’m going to be honest. I had a tough time thinking of just one word.  I could have easily picked inspire, persevere, resilience, gigglebox (I tend to laugh, A LOT).  As I thought about what running brings to my life, I started to think about my struggles with depression and anxiety and how running has […]

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Jessi A. – Friendship

Perseverance, Stubborn, Crazy…all words I contemplated when trying to figure out what my word was. They were good, but not quite right. Then it hit me. It was around 2 a.m. on a recent Sunday morning when my word finally came to me. I was pacing a fellow Ambassador during her 100 mile ultra; it […]

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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 […]