Posts filed under: Ambassadors

By Silke Koester We often read race reports from runners to glean some insight into their training, race prep and race execution. These reports usually include a shout out to...
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By Deserae Clarke It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.” ―Robert W. Service Recently I’ve had two separate experiences that...
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By: Silke Koester   ♫ Slow down, you move too fast. You’ve got to make this moment last. ♫   I find myself humming along to Simon & Garfunkel as...
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By: Katelynn Wagner Ultra-running is my thing, I identify as a trail runner, my friends and family describe me as a (crazy) runner, and I honestly don’t know what I...
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By Sandi Nypaver Together, we have the power to make all of the changes we want to see happen. That’s the thought I was left with after leading a panel...
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By Lisa Perky I’ve mentioned before that running is a time of meditation and centering for me, and I believe that to be true of many of us. Even when...
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By Lauren Keller It’s been a year since I crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon. When I finished, I started sobbing in utter defeat. What I would learn...
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by Lisa Perky I’ve had this friend since junior high. We’ve been through quite a bit together, for better or worse, so when I decided to take up running, I...
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By: Deserae Clarke   “Girls become lovers, who turn into mothers, so mothers be good to your daughters too” – John Mayer   Girls today are constantly bombarded by images...
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By Sophie Speidel A Trail Runner’s Companion Review Back in January, our local trail running store, Crozet Running, partnered with the Charlottesville Area Trail Runners to provide a 16-week 50K training...
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by Lisa Perky My husband likes to say “everything happens for a reason.” I like to imagine punching him in the face, because that saying is the LEAST HELPFUL THING...
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