Fitness Runs In Our Families

We are lucky to have so many families participating in our community every year. We’ve been talking with a few of those family-oriented participants lately, and it got us thinking that when it comes to fitness, family isn’t just the people you’re related to. Sure, your blood relatives can make an amazing team, but our participants form virtual families around all kinds of ties. (more…)
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Gratitude

I remember distinctly when I was a little girl my father constantly telling me to say “thank you” and be grateful for what I had rather than dwell on what I didn’t have. While I know I said thank you often, the concept of deep gratitude is not as easy as saying a few words. (more…)
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Why RTE is Partnering with Playworks for Globally Organized Hug A Runner Day

November is officially the month of positivity and camaraderie for the running community, as we dubbed November 20th to be Globally Organized Hug A Runner Day (or GO HARD). Why? Because runners are awesome. Okay, that’s not the only reason…but runners are pretty great! In our Run The Year community we see complete strangers become best friends. We also see some people who learn to run their very first mile!…
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Hug A Runner Training Guide 2017

Seven years ago, without any authority or right to do such a thing, we declared November 20th the first annual “Globally Organized Hug A Runner Day!” (GO HARD) Since then thousands of people from around the world have celebrated the day with us. This year’s GO HARD celebration is just over a month away but that gives us time to train and prepare! (more…)
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Running On Air

We’ve all heard about how important exercise is and how sitting is the new smoking. Most of us step out our doors to go for a run or a hike or go to the gym for our workouts. What about those for whom exercise is not so easy? My sister and I both have a rare lung disease called Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD). In July of 2013 our doctor prescribed…
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