What Becomes a Legend Most?

by Rachel Toor 7

It’s easy to spot Nikki Kimball in a crowd, even in a crowd of super-fit runners. Her auburn hair is unruly, her pale skin wallpapered in freckles. She’s boisterous, laughs easily, and loudly.  Nikki Kimball is super-fit, but also sturdy, solid, and short. Her thighs are ...

read more

One Run at a Time

by Team Athleta 4

In April of this year, we were honored to host a Mother’s Day Contest for All Mothering Spirits. One of the five winners, Ronnie Bower, instantly touched us with her goal to train for and run a marathon so her son could see her struggle, see ...

read more

Do Not Look Up!

by Kelley Heye 6

I’m gonna be honest. It makes me sad when people tell me they won’t go on a certain run/ride or enter an event because it’s too “hilly.” I hear way too often, “I hate hills!” I can’t begin to explain what goes on in my head ...

read more

Obstacle Running Fun

by Sandy Sanders 5

Obstacle Running – Leaping Fun times in Multiple Bounds Ok, what if I told you that you could get a spa mud treatment, knock out an AWESOME workout, relive the fun of childhood, AND walk away feeling like the badarse you are, ready to scale every ...

read more

Boston 04-15-13

by Rachel Toor 11

The years I don’t go, it feels like I’m missing a party. I get texts and emails and photos in the weeks and days before the race. I get invitations to gatherings and receptions. I feel left out. And then, on race day, I sit at ...

read more