What’s Your Why?

When our friend Andy Clarke posts in our Facebook groups, we know that it will inspire everyone to get involved. Last week he posted the following: “Why did you do it Wednesday” – Why did you start your fitness journey? Why do you love to run/wog or walk? Why do you want to go farther? Why do you want to go faster? Tell me WHY!! For me it was only about the fitness benefits…
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You Are An Inspiration!

You are an inspiration! You might not be aware of the impact you have on those around you, but the fact that you have made fitness a priority in your life inspires others. When they see what you are doing, they start to believe that they can do it too. “The bigger you dream, the bigger the challenges you take, the more inspirational you become!” (more…)
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Miles of Memories

Hobby + Passion + Creativity = Miles of Memories My husband, Jim, has always been active in swimming and biking and had been encouraging (bugging) me for years to take up a sport we could do together. When our son left for college in 2010 we bought road bikes and have been in love with the sport ever since. It has opened up a whole new world for us to…
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Which Side Will You Choose?

During the 13 years I was a teacher, I kept the following quote in the top drawer of my desk. It reminded me everyday of the awesome responsibility and power I had in my classroom. “I’ve come to a frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the classroom. It’s my personal approach that creates the climate. It’s my daily mood that makes the weather. As a teacher, I…
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Transformation Tuesday: Andrew Clarke

There’s an Athlete In Each of Us What is an athlete? Can you spot one from across the parking lot? Can you tell by a person’s size, how they look, what clothes they wear, or by the way they walk? Meet Andrew Clarke, a beloved, hilarious, treasured part of the Run The Edge community who has participated in a number of our virtual fitness challenges. He is kind, encouraging, and…
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Run The Year 2017 FAQ

Welcome to the Run The Year 2017 FAQ! The Run The Edge team answers email questions Monday – Friday, during regular business hours. We attempt to answer every email within 48 hours. To ensure your 2017 journey starts off smooth and easy, check out the masterfully crafted FAQ below! The most popular FAQs are bolded below.  (more…)
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Letting Go of a Dream…

2013 has not been the year that I thought it would be for my running. For the past few months I have been looking forward to running the ING New York City Marathon as a perfect way to cap off a difficult year and to show the world what I am still capable of doing. Unfortunately, it just is not in the cards for this year. Letting go of my…
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