Posts filed under: Ambassadors

Training on the Commute

by Jennifer Love Let’s set the scene, shall we? BUZZ! BEEP! BUZZ! BEEP! BUZZZZZZZZ! It’s 5:45 am on the dot, and you’re being shaken from your deeply dreamy slumbers. You...
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Finding My Runner’s High

by Katelynn Wagner When people find out I pay to run 50 miles and call it fun, they usually slide my name over into the “crazy friend” column very quickly,...
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Where to Run: Charlottesville, Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia By: Sophie Speidel I live with my family in Charlottesville, Virginia, home of the University of Virginia and Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. Charlottesville is located in the central part of the state,...
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Spartan vs. Ultra

Part 2   If you missed Par 1, click here. by Deserae Clarke In my last post I talked about the differences between my two favorite athletic events, Spartan races...
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Joining a New Running Community

by Katelynn Wagner I never realized how much being a part of a community of runners mattered until I moved away from mine. I had always been under the impression...
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Courage Keeps Us Moving Forward

by Sandi Nypaver Why 2016 was a great year in women’s trail running and how 2017 can be even better. “Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes.” -Maggie Kuhn...
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2017: What’s Your Word?

by Sophie Speidel   Last week I managed to persuade a group of new running friends to try the “12 Days of Christmas” track workout, which Pam Smith posted on...
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Fueling the Vegan: Race Day

by Deserae Clarke   Feature Image: Holistic Hayley I have always been an independent person.  I don’t like asking for help, I like doing things on my own.  I also...
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Where to Run: Ithaca, New York

Ithaca, New York By: Katelynn Wagner I live in Ithaca, NY. Winter in Ithaca can be downright vicious (for the East coast) with lake effect snow and negative temperatures. However,...
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We Need Respect, Not Protection

by Silke Koester   I travel quite a bit around the country for my job bringing educators together to visit the most innovative K-12 schools that are reimagining public education...
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Run Your Race

by Lauren Keller   “Wherever you are- be all there.” –Jim Elliot Tears welled up in my eyes as I re-read my note: words of encouragement, love, and support to...
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