Posts tagged with: Fear

I hate snakes but understand that if I love running trails, chances are I’ll run into one. My question is, what does one do if they are bitten by a...
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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 Elinor Fish On yesterday’s run along a snow-covered trail winding through stubby pinion tress and scruffy sage bushes, the sound of icy snow crunching under my feet soothed my...
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by Amor McGahie Trail running for me will be like guacamole for my son. Once he finally gives in and tries it, he’ll love it and never understand why it...
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by Steph Imig To what extent does our past define us? Do our memories tell a story with a consistent plot line, or are there inexplicable leaps, twists and turns?...
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  How do you combat the fear of getting lost while running solo on trails, especially in the snow?     Silke: When running solo in the snow, especially on...
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by Jill Puleo I sat on an examining table in front of the bespectacled doctor with close-cropped grey hair. She was blinking at me, unable to answer the question that...
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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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“I wish I had another two weeks to train. Then I’d feel ready,” Nedis said to me one week before her first 100k event. She admitted the thought of running...
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by Steph Imig Surprise. Shock. Anger—the chain of emotions I predictably experience when ignorant stereotypes soar through the air. During a recent discussion of safety at a Trail Sisters event,...
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by Jennifer Love “She’s asking for it.” The statement was boldly exclaimed during a Trail Sisters presentation where the issue of safety was being covered, nonetheless. There we were in...
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