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    Oct 5, 2022

    Walk it out!

    Have you included walking as part of your running routine? If not, you definitely should! Too often, walking is considered…

    Walk it out!

    Sep 28, 2022

    Race Day Ready! 5 Key Tips to Help You Prepare for Race Day

    I love race week, the excitement, the nervous feelings but also that feeling of what I’ve been working towards is…

    Race Day Ready! 5 Key Tips to Help You Prepare for Race Day

    Sep 24, 2022

    Core Power: Great Taste, Even Better Recovery

    After going hard with your runs or other workouts, a solid recovery is crucial to your overall health and fitness…

    Core Power: Great Taste, Even Better Recovery

    Sep 21, 2022

    Are you sidelined? 5 Steps of Staying Sane through an Injury

    So, some of us have been there before where you have had an injury that caused you to be sidelined.…

    Are you sidelined? 5 Steps of Staying Sane through an Injury

    Sep 20, 2022

    Recap of #SWYS22

    The Sweat with Your Sole Weekend with Black Girls Run was everything I didn’t know I needed. I apply for…

    Recap of #SWYS22

    Sep 14, 2022

    Why It Is Important to Celebrate the Thrill of Victory

    Many of us experience exciting moments and success in many areas of our lives.  Whether it’s your career, successes of…

    Why It Is Important to Celebrate the Thrill of Victory

    Sep 7, 2022

    Where Do We Go From Here? Rebooting Your Workout Routine After Time Off

    We’ve all been through this together.  The start of a pandemic, the closing of facilities, including our workout gyms, adhering…

    Where Do We Go From Here? Rebooting Your Workout Routine After Time Off

    Aug 24, 2022

    If You Build It, They Will Come: A Conversation with Attorney Rahlita Thornton

    Fitness is often a journey and a destination. And, in our quest to achieve our goals, obtain optimal health and…

    If You Build It, They Will Come: A Conversation with Attorney Rahlita Thornton

    Aug 17, 2022

    A Tale of Two Cities: Training for and Running a Marathon in Different Climates

    Training for a marathon—really training for a marathon—requires grit, grind and gratitude. I completed my first and only marathon to date…

    A Tale of Two Cities: Training for and Running a Marathon in Different Climates

    Aug 10, 2022

    Too hot? Think fall!

    Caption: Start your race training in August and you’ll rack up medals by December! While you’re sweating it out in…

    Too hot? Think fall!

    Aug 3, 2022

    Running Travel Journal: Chicago

    When a lot of us take those first steps toward running, we’re happy to just make it around the block.…

    Running Travel Journal: Chicago

    Jul 20, 2022

    How to Run Races During Inflation

    It’s race season, for some your races are already lined up, fees paid and you’re ready to rock and roll.…

    How to Run Races During Inflation

    Jul 6, 2022

    Get Ready for Sweat With Your Sole – #SWYS2022

    Are you ready for a weekend of sisterhood?  Are you ready for a weekend getaway from the family?  Are you…

    Get Ready for Sweat With Your Sole – #SWYS2022

    Jun 8, 2022

    Marathon running, relay style!

    Call it fulfilling a New Year’s resolution or just seeing some great marketing – when I kept getting ads for…

    Marathon running, relay style!

    Jun 3, 2022

    A Conversation with ‘Your Total Health Doctor’ Teriya Richmond: Where the Mind, Body & Spirit Meet

    Your Total Health (and Spa) Doctor Teriya Richmond’s innovative, intentional and modern model for health- and self-care make her a…

    A Conversation with ‘Your Total Health Doctor’ Teriya Richmond: Where the Mind, Body & Spirit Meet

    May 25, 2022

    Training Tips for the Heat

    It’s that time of the year when you begin to feel the temperature rising, the humidity is starting to creep…

    Training Tips for the Heat

    May 18, 2022

    Smell Ammonia?

    Your Body’s Trying to Tell You Something Your body is full of symptoms that typically try to tell you something.…

    Smell Ammonia?

    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