Faces of Run The Year: A live interview with Rae Barr

A week ago the Run The Edge team tested out a new platform called GetVokl for our Back On Track Challenge. GetVokl allows us to both broadcast live conversations and facilitate group conversations in a round-robin style. You can see our live broadcast here if you missed it! We had a lot of fun…you might just get a few laughs if you watch… (more…)
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Never Count Yourself Out: Meet Faces of Run The Year Samantha Hayman

Samantha’s life was forever changed when she fell off a roof and damaged her spine just over a decade ago. Medical experts told her that she would live with chronic pain for the rest of her life and may never be active again. At first she felt discouraged and didn’t know where to turn. After gaining weight and suffering excruciating pain from spinal disc degeneration, she decided to make a…
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Running Etiquette on Trial

Our running courtroom has five controversial rules of running etiquette are on the docket this week. We will hear arguments from the prosecution and defense for each case and then submit our verdict for your consideration. Keep track of which side you are on and whether or not you agree with our verdict. (more…)
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There is No Such Thing as Slow!

“When you say you are ‘slow,’ do you mean compared to the 93% of people who can’t run a mile without stopping, or the majority of Americans who never exercise?” We asked a runner this question at a recent race expo. She was trying to convince us that she was a “slow runner” and we were trying to convince her that there is no such thing as slow. (To be…
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4 Awesome Ambassadors For Our Community

Shout-out alert! With every turn of the calendar and every new Run The Year, we discover more amazing bloggers, coaches, and ambassadors doing great things for the fitness community. This year, we are working in partnership with 4 ladies who represent different angles on why you might want to run 2,018 miles as your 2018 goal! Check out their websites, linked below, and send them some of that famous RTE…
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Light Your Fuse! The Little Things That Make a Big Difference in Running

Dynamite sits quietly until it meets a match. Lighting the fuse is a little thing that releases the explosive potential hidden inside the dynamite. Sometimes little things can make a big difference. How do you light the fuse in your running? Can doing a few little things release an explosion of potential hiding inside of you? Try adding a few of our favorite “little things” to your running this week.…
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When Life Gets In The Way

“Now my 2015 medal hangs as a reminder of a place I never want to return, and as a celebration of how far I’ve come.” – Brandi Richter I’ve been seeing so many “I’m not gonna make it” posts (in the Run The Year 2017 Facebook group). Many of these posts involve team members who quit or life hurdles that got in the way. Here’s the story of my 2015…
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