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The Hunt… Posted by Christian Breda on Feb 12, 2015 in Your Stories

The Hunt… Posted by Christian Breda on Feb 12, 2015 in Your Stories | No Comments I run the search for my inner peace as a way of quieting my demons and my problems, to think more clearly and feel that there is a real connection between my mind and my body … I like […]

I run for life Posted by Mary Grace Baxendale on Oct 5, 2013 in Your Stories

I run for life Posted by Mary Grace Baxendale on Oct 5, 2013 in Your Stories | No Comments I moved to PDX with the love of my of my life, but had to rebuild when he painfully broke our relationship. This is my first marathon and more than it is a testament to my […]

Once a runner Posted by Anonymous on Oct 28, 2013 in Your Stories

Once a runner Posted by Anonymous on Oct 28, 2013 in Your Stories | No Comments My mom used to recite a mangled version of a line from a Lord Tennyson poem to try to motivate me.. “Its better to have tried and failed than to never have tried at all.” Sounds inspiring doesn’t it? […]

His (Dr. John Ott) w Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Your Stories

His (Dr. John Ott) w Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Your Stories | No Comments His (Dr. John Ott) work was featured on an epdsoie of the request TV show You Asked For It in the late 1950s. Ott also discovered that the movement of plants could be manipulated by varying the amount […]

I came from nothing. Posted by on Feb 6, 2016 in Your Stories

I came from nothing. Posted by on Feb 6, 2016 in Your Stories | No Comments I came from nothing. I was overweight and in seventh grade. Every week I’d run the Mile time trial, always coming in last. My 1600m time in seventh grade was 13:00+, the clock stopped after 13:00 minutes because everyone […]

I run for life Posted by Mary Grace Baxendale on Oct 5, 2013 in Your Stories

I run for life Posted by Mary Grace Baxendale on Oct 5, 2013 in Your Stories | No Comments I moved to PDX with the love of my of my life, but had to rebuild when he painfully broke our relationship. This is my first marathon and more than it is a testament to my […]

Once a runner Posted by Anonymous on Oct 28, 2013 in Your Stories

Once a runner Posted by Anonymous on Oct 28, 2013 in Your Stories | No Comments My mom used to recite a mangled version of a line from a Lord Tennyson poem to try to motivate me.. “Its better to have tried and failed than to never have tried at all.” Sounds inspiring doesn’t it? […]

Archive May 2016 2 May 2016 Running For Liberation Posted by in Your Stories

Archive May 2016 2 May 2016 Running For Liberation Posted by in Your Stories | No Comments When I am running, my life becomes as carefree as a child; I am free from deadlines, demands and dependability. I run because it is a simple and convenient hobby that does not require any equipment such as […]

Completely In Posted by Becky Brown on Jan 3, 2015 in Your Stories

Completely In Posted by Becky Brown on Jan 3, 2015 in Your Stories | No Comments When I was a teenager I suffered a traumatic brain injury when I was in a car accident. I was in a coma for a couple of months and in the hospital and all kinds of rehab therapy for […]

Archive March 2015 25 Mar 2015 Love your new hair c Posted by in Your Stories

Archive March 2015 25 Mar 2015 Love your new hair c Posted by in Your Stories | No Comments Love your new hair clips. They are adorable. What kind of yard are you using ( if it is yarn ) What is the size of the fnhisied flowerettes?I think a lot of people would love’em.I […]

Archive August 2015 6 Aug 2015 Running is fun Posted by in Your Stories

Archive August 2015 6 Aug 2015 Running is fun Posted by in Your Stories | No Comments I want to keep my body healthy by doing exercises. Something that is fun and require less equipment. Running is the answer. To make it more fun, I create my name based on tracks that I use in […]

Archive October 2015 1 Oct 2015 North Pole Marathon experience Posted by in Your Stories

Archive October 2015 1 Oct 2015 North Pole Marathon experience Posted by in Your Stories | No Comments Here is a summary of what I went through at the North Pole Marathon in 2014 (have pictures but not able to send through here due to error, can send via email if wanted) Excitement was definitely […]

Archive November 2015 28 Nov 2015 I am CardioPride Runner Posted by in Your Stories

Archive November 2015 28 Nov 2015 I am CardioPride Runner Posted by in Your Stories | No Comments I am not your regular runner but I do run. When I run, I am CardioPride. First barrier. Good posture, smooth breathing, relaxed muscles, determined mind. Second barrier. 360 degrees awareness, sharp eyes, good balance, no time […]

Archive January 2016 22 Jan 2016 Urban stairmaster Posted by in Your Stories

Archive January 2016 22 Jan 2016 Urban stairmaster Posted by in Your Stories | No Comments Some years ago, we took a delightful family holiday with old friends and our kids on the Canal du Midi. Having rushed down to the South of France on Eurostar and TGV, we then proceeded to take a week […]

Archive February 2016 6 Feb 2016 I came from nothing. Posted by in Your Stories

Archive February 2016 6 Feb 2016 I came from nothing. Posted by in Your Stories | No Comments I came from nothing. I was overweight and in seventh grade. Every week I’d run the Mile time trial, always coming in last. My 1600m time in seventh grade was 13:00+, the clock stopped after 13:00 minutes […]

Archive September 2014 11 Sep 2014 Run with your HEART Posted by Kristina in Your Stories

Archive September 2014 11 Sep 2014 Run with your HEART Posted by Kristina in Your Stories | No Comments My name is Kristina and I am a runner, and group fitness instructor. However, I’ve had quite the journey to my fit life. As a child, I had a heart condition that prevented me from doing […]

Archive October 2014 14 Oct 2014 Corridaamiga – “Friendly running initiative” Posted by Silvia Cruz in Your Stories

Archive October 2014 14 Oct 2014 Corridaamiga – “Friendly running initiative” Posted by Silvia Cruz in Your Stories | No Comments I’ve been running since 2011, and started run commuting in 2012. If I am not running, I ride a bike. Sometimes, I need to take a bus or the subway, and less frequently, I […]

Archive January 2015 5 Jan 2015 Determination Posted by Luis Sarmiento in Your Stories

Archive January 2015 5 Jan 2015 Determination Posted by Luis Sarmiento in Your Stories | No Comments I used to weigh 200 pounds and I did not feel good about myself and knew I had to do something about it ,for some reason i didnt have any motivation to go to a gym so I […]

Archive June 2014 25 Jun 2014 Corremos para Casar! Posted by Laina Saurin in Your Stories

Archive June 2014 25 Jun 2014 Corremos para Casar! Posted by Laina Saurin in Your Stories | No Comments Eu ( Laina) e Andre, nos conhecemos em uma rede social e a partir daí começamos a conversar sobre o que amamos, a corrida, falar dos treinos e das provas que participamos. O amor pela corrida […]

Archive July 2014 31 Jul 2014 Running Changed My Life Posted by Michael Messer in Your Stories

Archive July 2014 31 Jul 2014 Running Changed My Life Posted by Michael Messer in Your Stories | No Comments I survived a car accident. I was lucky, I escaped with only minor injuries, but I know it could have easily been far worse. That accident reminded me that life can be shorter than we […]

Archive May 2014 20 May 2014 Walking with Angels Posted by Tara in Your Stories

Archive May 2014 20 May 2014 Walking with Angels Posted by Tara in Your Stories | No Comments What started as being a supportive wife and running Crescent City Classic, has grown into running for my angels. I have 3 babies who live and fly in heaven – they never got to walk this earth […]

Archive December 2013 2 Dec 2013 Stories email has error Posted by Emily in Your Stories

Archive December 2013 2 Dec 2013 Stories email has error Posted by Emily in Your Stories | No Comments Hi there, I gave an interview with you guys at the Portland marathon and just saw a clip of it that was sent out that included some of my footage. Exciting! I never did receive my […]

Archive January 2014 29 Jan 2014 Bad jokes at mile 20 Posted by Ellie in Your Stories

Archive January 2014 29 Jan 2014 Bad jokes at mile 20 Posted by Ellie in Your Stories | No Comments My husband always tells me a bad joke at mile 20-only at mile 20 and always at mile 20. They are always horrible; just plain bad. It is usually at mile 26 that I honor […]

Archive February 2014 28 Feb 2014 Running for a Healthy Life! Posted by Nichole Adams in Your Stories

Archive February 2014 28 Feb 2014 Running for a Healthy Life! Posted by Nichole Adams in Your Stories | No Comments I had been overweight for a very long time. I was also a 20 year smoker. Looking at my 4 children, I had a wake up call. January 11, 2012 I quit smoking. February […]

Archive March 2014 29 Mar 2014 45 lbs overweight to Boston Qualifier Posted by Don in Your Stories

Archive March 2014 29 Mar 2014 45 lbs overweight to Boston Qualifier Posted by Don in Your Stories | No Comments A little over 2 years ago, I had a health incident that served as a total wake-up call. I was 45lbs overweight. I was not exercising, and my lifestyle was killing me. I changed […]