I Run This Body, Not the Other Way Around

I’m trying desperately to hold on to the incredible feelings, thoughts and emotions of my most recent trip to Costa Rica. Never in my life have I felt more satisfaction and accomplishment in being able to see what my body was capable of doing. In fact, just a few short years ago, neither my mind nor my body could have even conceived the …

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Over Coming Self Sabotage

  I have found over the past 9 or so years that my life and what I call self love has evolved so much that I, oddly, find myself more confused then ever. What do I love about myself? Do I love myself? At times I am not so sure anymore what it is that I love…what makes me happy. …

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The Hope to Inspire Others

Life is a journey, and if you set your heart to something… you can change everything around. I love reading people’s inspiring stories. Jo’s is one of them. She shared her incredible transformation story from obestiy, to becoming a runner. Have a read. Thank you so much for giving me the chance to share my story. I’ll be as brief …

A Chance to Heal

In fall of 2015 we held a contest open to our whole community. We wanted to give someone, that might not have been other wise able to go, the chance to join us in Costa Rica at our Adventure and Wellness Retreat. Many people entered but when Kelly shared her story, the community opened their hearts and were adamant that …

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Meet Kate!

Your past does not determine your future – be fearless! Our third ambassador Kate Arnold has bravely shared her story of her struggles with addiction, to finding herself through love and running. Have a read: My name is Kate Arnold and I am here today because of my Addictive Personality. Most studies say that addictions in adults stem from a life …

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15 Things I’ve Learned From Long Distance Running

Through training for long distance runs, primarily speaking of the marathon and beyond I have naturally been forced to spend a lot of time by myself. Through long training runs, weekly miles and gym sessions, me, myself and I have become better acquainted. Training for an epic race or goal can be an amazing time to get to know yourself …

Overcoming Injury, Achieving Goals

I asked Devin to share his inspiring story. In one year we have seen him transform and accomplish incredible things. A year ago, Devin needed a bit of a wake up call. He was spiraling down a dangerous path of partying, substance use and alcohol. He was clearly unhappy with himself and where he was in life but wasn’t sure …

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7 Tips for Loving the Long Run

Ahh, the long run. A cruical part of any distance runner’s training plan, the one workout you shouldn’t skip especially in marathon training. If we are talking ultras, you are probably logging a few of these a week. Long runs are either the love of your life, or the most dreaded day(s) of the week. Whether you love it or …

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My Journey to Becoming a Runner

Before I became a runner, I struggled with an intense love-hate relationship with my body. Like many, I have struggled with loving it, embracing it and feeling beautiful in it. Before I found running I felt uncomfortable in my own body and I struggled with self love and respect. My lack of self esteem led to low self confidence in …

Beating Hypothyroidism Naturally

I, Dayna, have been battling a few health issues for the last few years, hypothyroidism(Hashimotos), alopecia, and low iron. Although I have continued to run, race and workout it has been a struggle. I found out I had hypothyroidism almost 2 years ago. I started to fall asleep on my breaks at work, I was going to bed as early …