Posts filed under: Guest Contributors

Rounding the last bend of my morning run, my stride opens up and I crush the familiar stretch of singletrack back to the car — I feel like I’m gliding....

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Growing up I played team sports, I loved team sports. When I was playing team sports, I felt like my real self. No longer was I a social awkward or...

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By: Sydney Zester A few months ago, I was put in a dangerous situation that rocked my sense of security to the core. I was outside by myself when a...
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By: Jill Puleo My eyes would pop open at the same time each night. I would turn over to grab my phone and check, but it was almost always 3:30....
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By: Laura Douglas I ran a pretty awesome trail just a couple of days ago.  It was hard, it was steep (3,150ft), I panted, I dripped sweat, I questioned my...
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By: Amanda Roe I’ve long said that a change in perspective can do more for my mood and gratitude than any material object. I go to the woods to shift...
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By: Elizabeth Carey Sometime this fall I hit rock-bottom. I was scraping the barrel of fitness on a sunny weekend trail run, with my heart gurgle-beating in my chest like...
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By: Amanda Roe Are there more benefits to trail-running verses road–running? That is the question.  Whether you’re a veteran of the trail, or you’ve just gotten the first few trail...
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By: Meghan Campbell   I understand now that I am not a mess, but a deeply feeling person in a messy world. I explain that now, when someone asks me...
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by Pam Champlain You’ve probably seen that person. The one on television who receives the news of a tragic death and immediately drops to the ground, in public, screaming. I...
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The story of three independent women saved by a couple of Johns By Steph Imig “I’m pretty sure he’s here to kill us.” Both Ashley and Sara confessed to being...
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