Don't Miss

Running

RUNNING – Run for a Reason: Suzanne Groom

October 23, 2003 forever changed my life in an instant. That was the day we lost the oldest of our six kids in a tragic car accident. Chris was 19. When you suffer the loss of a child, you experience ...

Read More »

RUNNING – Run for a Reason: Marilyn Adams

I started running for one reason and one reason only: I wanted to complete a 5K. So armed with a Couch-to-5K program I began my journey. That was five years ago. That first 5K turned into multiple 5Ks, followed by ...

Read More »

RUNNING – What Is and Where from Comes this Driving Force?

By Joe Philpott Why do we run? When asked, I suppose runners would give a myriad of answers to that question, such as: I love the competition. I am trying to lose weight. I want to be able to fit ...

Read More »

RUNNING – Why We Run

By Joscelyne Hauserman Running is tough. It can be both physically and mentally grueling, especially if you live in the south during the summer months. If you’re not daunted by the idea of running in the blazing hot sun, I’m ...

Read More »

RUNNING – The Student, The Athlete: Training for triathlons and tests.

By Hannah Gatens Rounding the loop for the ump-teenth time, Matthew Van de Graaf cursed the Virginia heat and dreamt of the finish line as he made his way through the running portion of a recent half ironman in Williamsburg, ...

Read More »

RUNNING – Fitness While Deployed – Small Successes with Big Life Changes

By Brian Wheelock I feel selfish sometimes when I get orders to deploy. Yes, I miss my kids, fiancée, family and friends and all the memories. But, my day-to-day responsibilities change, and it affords me a different focus on my ...

Read More »

RUNNING – An Irritable Curmudgeon

By Joe Philpott When I get injured and can’t run or (horror of horrors) have to miss a race, I am tough to be around. I pout. I scowl. I fuss. The grouch is in the house!  Yes, I become ...

Read More »

RUNNING – Home Away from Home

Joscelyne Hauseman Central Pennsylvania. That’s where I hail from. A beautiful state—one of rolling Appalachian Mountains, winding rivers, and the most diverse seasons on the East coast. I grew up in a small town smack-dab in the middle of the ...

Read More »

RUNNING – The Surprising Gifts of the Road

By Dana Ayers There are many reasons why I run. Sometimes I run just to be in the fresh air and clear my head. Other times I run because I know I need to counteract the caramel mochas I give ...

Read More »

RUNNING – Running The Capital Trail

By David Piggott I have an unquenched passion for spiritual, mental, and physical growth. Every so often I have to climb the mountain of fear and reach a new peak. Sometimes I don’t find the challenges— they find me! I ...

Read More »