Recent Articles

I may be one of the last to the finish line but running brings me infinite rewards

Two years ago, Susan took up running. Today, she might be a back-of-the-pack runner but it has helped her make major life shifts

I’ve enlisted a new personal trainer. Guess what she’s teaching me?

Running with a husky puppy, one runner observed what it’s like to truly appreciate your surroundings

How shelter dogs became my trusty personal trainers

I needed a way to better stick to a training routine. This is what I came up with

A creepy Halloween run through a graveyard

When running through a cemetery sends chills up your spine…

When your home is on the race route

When the race route passes by your house… make a stop for the dog

A runway race with my kids had me wonder about the day when they’ll fly without me

Running with her two kids at a race on an airport runway, one writer wondered about the places her children will go when they’re all grown up

My children are growing up through running. Racing together is our new norm

My kids never cease to amaze me as they’re growing into strong, capable and fearless young adults right in front of my eyes

My ultimate life goal: Running with shelter dogs

In brainstorming for a new running goal, one writer came up with a genius idea: train with shelter dogs.

What one heart-warming moment taught me about race etiquette

Race day isn’t just about making it to the finish line or clocking the PB.

When racing with your children becomes an unexpectedly emotional experience

On a recent race, Susan was confronted with emotions reminding her of the preciousness of time.

What am I supposed to do with medals after race day?

Avoid just stashing them in a drawer and never laying eyes on them again.

Writing about running

A year and a half into her great challenge of writing about her running journey, Susan shares why the running part is the hardest.