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    May 11, 2022

    THE POTATO HAS LEFT THE COUCH…AND GONE RUNNING

    Are you a couch potato?  Did you used to be a couch potato?  Do you know a couch potato?  Do…

    THE POTATO HAS LEFT THE COUCH…AND GONE RUNNING

    May 4, 2022

    When JOY is on E

    For the past two years, we have experienced major life changes.  The pandemic has brought on all kinds of changes,…

    When JOY is on E

    Apr 27, 2022

    The Road Back

    After two years of avoiding the coronavirus, it finally got me. It started when my younger son developed a cough…

    The Road Back

    Apr 20, 2022

    When Injury Puts You on Ice

    As someone who’s run since high school, I’ve experienced my fair share of injuries. Shin splints, pulled muscles, twisted ankles…

    When Injury Puts You on Ice

    Apr 13, 2022

    Spring Cleaning

    Spring is officially here, and as temps warm, we look to shed layers of clothing, unwanted pounds and clutter. We…

    Spring Cleaning

    Apr 7, 2022

    25th Gift of Life Donor Dash

    Help save lives with every step you take by joining Gift of Life and team Black Girls RUN! for the…

    25th Gift of Life Donor Dash

    Apr 6, 2022

    Gratitude Is…

    [grat·​i·​tude | gra-tə-tüd : the state of being grateful; the quality of being thankful; the readiness to acknowledge and show appreciation for.]…

    Gratitude Is…

    Mar 18, 2022

    Encourage Yourself Part Two – The Journey Continues

    “Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, love yourself, and never doubt who you are.” – Stephanie Lahart, Author March marks my…

    Encourage Yourself Part Two – The Journey Continues

    Mar 16, 2022

    Waiting to Exhale: How to Breathe While Running

    Breathing while running comes naturally for some. For others, like me, it takes practice. Proper breathing is part of a…

    Waiting to Exhale: How to Breathe While Running

    Mar 11, 2022

    Stretch Beyond The Impossible

    Road to Selma As you are embarking on big races this year, and honestly, any race this year allow yourself…

    Stretch Beyond The Impossible

    Mar 10, 2022

    Black Girls RUN! Rep Your City Tees are Officially Back!

    From San Diego to Dallas to Hampton Roads, the Black Girls RUN! is a movement! Check out these Rep Your…

    Black Girls RUN! Rep Your City Tees are Officially Back!

    Mar 9, 2022

    Rest Is Part Of The Program

    It’s training season; many have already done many races, while others are starting to hit the pavement. Wherever you are…

    Rest Is Part Of The Program

    Mar 4, 2022

    WOMEN OF COLOR AND MENOPAUSE

    Menopause = A natural decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches her 40s and 50s.  Many symptoms become present…

    WOMEN OF COLOR AND MENOPAUSE

    Mar 2, 2022

    Calories, Carbs, Protein and other stuff…

    The Importance of Keeping a Food Journal You may have started the year out with a resolution or intentions to…

    Calories, Carbs, Protein and other stuff…

    Feb 11, 2022

    Summer Bodies are Made in the Winter

    Whoever first said summer bodies are made in the winter must have lived where 70ish degrees reside all year round.…

    Summer Bodies are Made in the Winter

    Feb 9, 2022

    Going for Goal

    January is that time of year that we celebrate closing the chapter of the prior year and eagerly pursue the…

    Going for Goal

    Feb 4, 2022

    For the Love of Running

    How much do you love running? Be honest – it’s ok if your answer is “not that much.” Many of…

    For the Love of Running

    Feb 2, 2022

    The Hills Are Alive

    I’ve never lived in a city with significant elevation. Most of my training and races have taken on flat surfaces,…

    The Hills Are Alive

    Jan 21, 2022

    Winter Warrior

    Winter is here, and with its arrival comes earlier sunsets for most, colder temps, lots of layers for some, and…

    Winter Warrior

    Jan 19, 2022

    New Year, New You?

    Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail With the ushering in of a new year, we also usher in new hope, new…

    New Year, New You?

    Jan 14, 2022

    LOOKING AHEAD

    Looking ahead. A new year causes us to try to think ahead.  A new year causes many of us to…

    LOOKING AHEAD

    Jan 12, 2022

    Don’t Let Your Fear Take Root

    You will more than likely read and hear many New Years’ resolutions in the coming weeks and months.  You’ve also…

    Don’t Let Your Fear Take Root

    Jan 7, 2022

    Why does Fitness feel so stressful?

    It’s the new year and so many thoughts and feelings are running through your head. What races am I doing…

    Why does Fitness feel so stressful?

    Jan 5, 2022

    How do you define Success?

    It’s the time of the year where resolutions are being created, goals, aspirations for the new year. As you create…

    How do you define Success?

    Dec 14, 2021

    Why I’m Thankful

    I love Thanksgiving. It’s not so much the holiday itself that I cherish, but the fact that it ushers in…

    Why I’m Thankful

    Dec 9, 2021

    Represent Your Favorite Race

    On Oct. 31 – Halloween morning – I lined up at the start of the Flying Pig/Queen Bee half-marathon/marathon course…

    Represent Your Favorite Race

    Dec 7, 2021

    Outrun the Winter Blues

    The shorter days, grayer skies and considerably cooler temps of winter are enough to wreak havoc on our miles but…

    Outrun the Winter Blues

    Dec 2, 2021

    Health. Happiness. Hydration.

    What is that one thing you can do year-round to level up your run game? Hydrate! Dehydration can lead to…

    Health. Happiness. Hydration.

    Nov 18, 2021

    HOW TO EXERCISE WHILE RECOVERING FROM A FOOT INJURY

    Last month, a freak accident during a trip to FL left a nasty open wound on top of my right…

    HOW TO EXERCISE WHILE RECOVERING FROM A FOOT INJURY

    Nov 16, 2021

    THE HOLI-YAYS ARE HERE! – HOW TO GIVE WHILE GIVING BACK

    It doesn’t matter whether you celebrate Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, or Three Kings Day; one thing’s for sure, the holidays are…

    THE HOLI-YAYS ARE HERE! – HOW TO GIVE WHILE GIVING BACK

    Nov 11, 2021

    Don’t Hibernate!

    Your Anti-Hibernation Guide for Cold Weather Workouts When the first hint of cold weather mornings and dark nights, our bodies…

    Don’t Hibernate!

    Nov 9, 2021

    Oh Dear Hair Follicles

    “It’s race day. What am I going to do with my hair?”  “I need to go and put in some…

    Oh Dear Hair Follicles

    Nov 8, 2021

    MARCHON EYEWEAR, INC. AND BLACK GIRLS RUN! ANNOUNCE NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP

    NEW YORK, NY, NOVEMBER 8, 2021 – Marchon Eyewear, Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers and distributors of quality…

    MARCHON EYEWEAR, INC. AND BLACK GIRLS RUN! ANNOUNCE NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP

    Nov 4, 2021

    Motherhood & Fitness

    Motherhood has taught me so much over the years. It’s funny because I use to say to myself, “When my…

    Motherhood & Fitness

    Nov 2, 2021

    Mindful Cravings During the Holidays

    So, it’s that time of year where you start to smell the yams, collard greens, ham and oh yes, the…

    Mindful Cravings During the Holidays

    Oct 28, 2021

    Nighttime is the Right Time

    The late summer sun started to disappear behind the horizon as I walked to the starting line. It was dusk…

    Nighttime is the Right Time