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Meet Laura

This year, we’ve added 8 people to our ambassador team. We chose people with very different profiles because here at Run Like a Girl we believe that runners come in all shapes, sizes and ages with different goals and dreams. Here is our first new ambassador, Laura! It still seems a little surreal that I’m a Run Like A Girl …

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Parenthood and Why I Am Determined to Continue to Run Ultras

At Run Like a Girl we meet amazing, inspiring, bad-ass women all the time. This woman in particular inspires us like crazy. This ultra-running mama ran an ultra-marathon… and not just any… an 12o miler… less than a year before her son was one. Have a read of her ultra-inspiring story, which has inspired me both to run really far…. …

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Am I Addicted to Strava?

My pre-run ritual always starts the same. Putting my hair up, lacing up my shoes, selecting my favourite song on my ipod, and then hitting the start button on Strava. At first, it was fun just to see how fast I was running, or how many kilometers I was running a week, or a month. I would use it to …

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Picnic Table Whole Body Burn

Ever finish a run and take a break on a picnic table? While you can sit there and drink some agua, you can also use it as an awesome place for a killer, whole body, cross training workout!! Here is an awesome 6 move workout that I love! Give it a try! The best thing is you don’t need any …

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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 …

Dealing with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism Dayna’s personal experience: Looking back now, I think I have had hypothyroid for a long time since, probably since I was about 18 years old. I remember working at buy low foods, and one shift I found myself passed out in the middle of a grocery isle not knowing how I got there, or how long I was out, …

Running Myths Debunked

We get asked a lot of questions about running and we know a lot of you out there are either new to running or are a little intimidated by the distances that we do. We are going to put the myths to rest right here, right now. Myth #1: To truly complete a distance, you have the run the whole …

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Behind the Scenes

Run Like A Girl was established in August of 2012, and since then this community has grown a massive amount into something far greater than we ever imagined. We officially became a business December of 2013. I could sit here and write a blog about how inspired we are by everything that has transpired, but instead, I figured it was …

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The Chaos of it All

I struggle with anxiety. I don’t want to admit it, I don’t want to talk about it. It is something very personal and I deal with it almost everyday. I dont want to talk about it, but since creating this community, talking to other people and sharing so much with others, I realize I am not alone. I could sit …

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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 …