Sole Sisters

2019-03-08T12:36:17-05:00Inspiration, Running|

Nakenge Robertson of Durham is a 39-year-old research associate at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. She runs to gain mental clarity and to de-stress. “Running gives me a chance to either think about everything or nothing,” says Nakenge. “Everything is always better after a run.” Nakenge

RAMBLIN’ ROSE PROFILE – Angela Stevenson, 45: Human Resources Professional – Charlotte, NC


"The support you have, the friends you make along the way … it’s all priceless. I just hate I didn’t start racing earlier but as the saying goes, better late than never!”  In the past when I would hear about triathlons, I would immediately think of it as something

RAMBLIN’ ROSE PROFILE – Kim Jeffs, 32: Marriage and Family Therapist – Carrboro, NC


“The Ramblin’ Rose race gave me my power back.” My husband is an Ironman triathlete and while I have watched his races for years, I was often intimidated to do one myself. An all-women race with all different levels of athleticism was so motivating to me. I had recently

RAMBLIN’ ROSE PROFILE – Haley Anne Mellert, 33: Human Resources – Winston-Salem, NC


“It’s so great to see something just for women! It really is all about feeling good about you! And you can do this!” I am a seven-year ovarian cancer survivor, and since treatment I have tried be active, and have run local 5k’s, but this was definitely different, since

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