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From the Heart: Greg Mitchell

February 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

“Luck doesn’t get you to the Olympic games.  You can’t wish your way onto the podium. You can’t buy it or hope for it. It’s not enough to dream about it. Luck didn’t get me to London. I swam there.”  ~Ryan Lochte I don’t [read more...]

From the Heart: Angie Gerber

February 4, 2015 // 4 Comments

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” ~Martin Luther King Jr. So many of us dread birthdays and, I have to confess, I celebrated my [read more...]

From the Heart: Kerry Loehr

December 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

‘Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending’    ~ Maria Robinson  One of my favorite things about running is the people it brings into your life. I love the Gorgeous Relay guys [read more...]

From the Heart: Joleen Skarberg

October 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

‘That which does not kill us makes us stronger’ ~Friedrich Nietzsche I’ve loved the Girlfriends Half Marathon for years and am embarrassed to say I had no idea who was the woman behind this run. I’m not talking Sherri McMillan, [read more...]

From the Heart: Elaine Lane

October 8, 2014 // 2 Comments

‘The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.’  ~John Bingham The last gift Elaine Lane received from her dad before he passed away was a race entry, so there was no way she was going to skip [read more...]

From the Heart: Bob Hammitt

September 13, 2014 // 1 Comment

With the 13th anniversary of September 11th this week, Boston registration opening and the 200th anniversary of our National Anthem, I’ve thought a lot about Bob Hammitt. My favorite part about the Foot Traffic Marathon on Sauvie’s Island [read more...]

Meet the Robinsons

September 1, 2014 // 2 Comments

I’m sure you all know people who you consider “pillars” in the running community. I know several people like that. There are two that I find so delightful that I decided to do a blog post about them. Steve and Michelle Robinson both started [read more...]