SPOTLIGHT – Timex Watch


By Karla Greene Timex watch, that's what a friend calls me. "You take a lickin' and keep on tickin'." I was born with the genetic disease Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). For many years I had no problems with my kidneys and enjoyed sports, exercising and outdoor activities. As my

SPOTLIGHT – Mike Principato


<PHOTO CREDIT>Erin Costa for Tamara Lackey Photography Thirty-one year old Mike Principato from Chapel Hill, NC, works for Biogen Idec and has been running recreational races since college. He loves the encouraging community of running clubs. “We are mostly amateur runners at different paces, fast or slow is just

SPOTLIGHT – Melinda Squires


Photo by Sarah Coppola for Tamara Lackey Photography Forty-three-year-old Melinda Squires is a Senior Corporate Budget Analyst for the City of Durham. While she has been dabbling with running since her late twenties, she became a serious runner two years ago after she lost 100 pounds. “I had always