Member Spotlight Monday

September 15th, 2014 | In Running Meets Life

Member Spotlight Monday

We’re always proud to see how many of you know each other at events or how many of you train together in the community. But for those of you that don’t know each other, we’ve started Member Spotlight Mondays! Get to know your fellow members, learn about their favorite events and don’t forget to email […]

Diary of a Marathon Trainee: The Marathon Conversation

September 12th, 2014 | In Running Meets Life, Training

What I call “The Marathon Conversation” is predictable to a fault. It starts like this: “Oh my gosh, what happened to your toenail?” “Oh, yeah, I run a lot.” “You run a lot?” “Well I’m training for a marathon.” Person A kills several minutes acting appalled, like I pull my own teeth out for fun. […]

Diary of a Marathon Trainee

September 2nd, 2014 | In Running Meets Life, Training

It’s hard to believe that we are in the final weeks of training for a marathon. I have run only two marathons before this, and both were in late winter, so this was my first time beginning training in July. It’s been hot outside these past few months. I’m hot, you’re hot, neither of us […]

Run Atlanta: Around the World (of Coke) Challenge

August 15th, 2014 | In Run Reviews, Running Meets Life, Training

Run Atlanta: Around the World (of Coke) Challenge

This silly little run challenge was inspired by a recent Coca-Cola advertisement which showed people exercising on stationary bikes to burn off enough calories to drink one can of Coke. While it might seem strange for a soft drink company to imply that people should exercise more to justify drinking their beverages, it piqued my […]

Run Atlanta: Tread Lightly by the Graves

August 11th, 2014 | In Run Reviews, Running Meets Life, Training

Run Atlanta: Tread Lightly by the Graves

There are few places that exude peace as deeply as cemeteries. They’re like public parks without screaming children and tennis courts. So I had to do a run in Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta’s oldest, most famous burial ground, where approximately 70,000 Southerners slumber eternally in the midst of the city scramble. Final home of Margaret Mitchell, […]