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Lupus Saved My Life

For those of you who don’t know me, I am relatively new to running. I didn’t start in middle school or high school like most other runners. It wasn’t until much later in life that I stumbled into running and fell in love. In the summer of 2016 (when I was 26 years old), I was hit with life-altering news; …

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A Plan That’s A Plan Is No Plan.

Saturday, April 20, 2019 6:59:50pm – 38 degrees – San Tan Regional Park, Arizona … 10. 9. 8. 7. I turn around, peering through the crowed to see James in the arms of my husband, waving together and saying “by Mommy”. It was in that moment I fought back tears. Running, running ultras is literally the core centre of my …

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JULY Yoga Challenge

RLAG JULY Yoga Challenge This month we are switching things up. Instead of pushing ourselves physically, our goal is to move more inward for this challenge! Our amazing ambassador Kate helped up with this challenge. She is a yoga instructor and has helped us create a different challenge for this month!! Purpose: To stretch & strengthen while establishing a more …

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Behind the Lens with Hilary at the Coastal Challenge 2018

The Coastal Challenge (TCC) is a rugged, exceptionally difficult six day stage race through the rainforests and coastline of beautiful Costa Rica. I’ve known about this race for a while, as its reputation for being equal parts challenging and wildly beautiful precedes it, and when my friends at Run Like a Girl asked me to come photograph the race and …

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December Burpee Challenge

Let’s be completely honest with ourselves here, no one excatly likes burpees. Plain and simple. They are hard, they suck, and when your instructor at bootcamp or pilates says “10 burpees”, we all dread it. Am I right!? Wrong. NO ONE IS ALLERGIC TO BURPEES, SO DO THEM! We are going to embrace burpees and make them our absolute best …

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A Peruvian Adventure

One of our ambassadors, Carre, just came to our very first Peru Adventure trip. Carre has now been to every trip we have offered and is gearing up for the Coastal Challenge in February. Here is her experience in Peru! I am home from Peru and just finished washing all my trekking clothes and unpacking.  I wanted to sit down …

6 Activities to Try this Summer

Here at Run Like a Girl, we are all about getting out there, living life and chasing after your dreams… no matter what they are. We believe in diversity, in trying new things and pushing yourself out of your comfort zone. This summer… we challenge all of you to get out and try something new, something you might have never …

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Day 4. Mandarfen to Solden

Im not one for real roller coasters… I mean I actually hate them… but the roller coaster I get to ride during Ultra races… now those I love. Day 4, Mandarin, Austria to Solden, Austria. 26kms, 2214m ascent, 1887m descent, 7 hour time cutoff. When we thought about Day 4, we had this idea that it would be a type …

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Day 3. Imst – Mandarfen

Today was the day it all changed…From how my body felt to how hard I could push to my attitude towards the race… Day 3 changed it all. Day 3. Imst, Austria to Mandarfen, Austria. 51km 3100m ascent and 2100m descent, 12h cut off time. I had never ran a 50k with over 3000m of gain before and to do it …

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Day 2. Lermoos – Imst

The hardest part of everyday… isn’t waking up or climbing or the distance… its the first few steps you take when you get out of bed. Day 2. Lermoos, Austria to Imst, Austria. 35kms, 2023m ascent, 2237m descent. For some reason I have sat down at the computer a couple of times now over the past few days to write …