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    Jul 12, 2023

    Why Many Black Women Don’t Swim

    I was a member of my high school swim team.  My membership only lasted one month, as I did not…

    Why Many Black Women Don’t Swim

    Jul 5, 2023

    Splish Splash 💦

    The Benefits of Water Aerobics Did you know? Water aerobics is better than running for cardiovascular exercise because there is…

    Splish Splash 💦

    Jun 28, 2023

    Core Power ® : A Strong Finish to Power Your Day

    When it comes to recovery, trying to know and execute all the things can be a daunting and somewhat uncertain…

    Core Power ® : A Strong Finish to Power Your Day

    Jun 27, 2023

    ORGANIZATIONS THAT USE RUNNING TO EMPOWER WOMEN

    Black Girls Run was featured by Xero Shoes, in their latest blog titled, “Organizations That Use Running to Empower Women.”…

    ORGANIZATIONS THAT USE RUNNING TO EMPOWER WOMEN

    Jun 19, 2023

    Juneteenth—A Reason to Recognize and Run

    We all run for a myriad of reasons, to improve our inner and outer selves, and our communities through signing…

    Juneteenth—A Reason to Recognize and Run

    Jun 14, 2023

    Fun Runs In The Summertime

    After many years of running, I’ve come to embrace summer as my favorite season to run. Yes, it’s ridiculously hot…

    Fun Runs In The Summertime

    Jun 7, 2023

    Going the Ultra Distance

    I ran my first marathon more than 22 years ago. Until 2023, I hadn’t run once since. After completing 26.2…

    Going the Ultra Distance

    May 31, 2023

    Healthy Is Not A Specific Size

    I battled with weight for so long. I gained weight from pregnancy and then weight before pregnancy, then lost weight…

    Healthy Is Not A Specific Size

    May 24, 2023

    Stretching is so overrated, right?

    How many times have you heard that or even thought that in your mind? For me, it took me getting…

    Stretching is so overrated, right?

    May 17, 2023

    Digital Etiquette

    I TEXTED YOU OVER AN HOUR AGO! DID YOU GET MY MESSAGE? TEXT ME BACK AND LET ME KNOW WHEN…

    Digital Etiquette

    May 16, 2023

    BGR! Expanding National Footprint into 3 New Markets

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                           www.BlackGirlsRUN.com {e} media@blackgirlsrun.com {IG} @OfficialBlackGirlsRUN {Facebook} www.facebook.com/BlackGirlsRUN   Black Girls RUN! Announces the Launch of New Groups…

    BGR! Expanding National Footprint into 3 New Markets

    May 10, 2023

    How to Transition to Outdoor Running This Spring

    Warmer weather beckons runners who have spent snowy, icy winters on treadmills. When you’re used to the consistent 68 degrees…

    How to Transition to Outdoor Running This Spring

    May 3, 2023

    Find Your Tribe

    Relationships. Everyone loves good, authentic, and compassionate relationships. Some of us even crave them. For others, they will tell us…

    Find Your Tribe

    Apr 26, 2023

    Shoe Review: Saucony Ride 15

    Saucony and Black Girls Run! have a great partnership, so I was excited when a representative from Saucony reached out…

    Shoe Review: Saucony Ride 15

    Apr 19, 2023

    Let’s SPRING into Action

    April showers bring May flowers, so bloom where you’re planted. We often look for the stars to align, for the…

    Let’s SPRING into Action

    Apr 12, 2023

    Underwear is Running Gear Too!

    After finishing my first half-marathon in more than a decade, I was definitely sore. I ached everywhere, from my legs…

    Underwear is Running Gear Too!

    Apr 5, 2023

    Selma to Montgomery Relay 2023: Liberation and Legacy

    “History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again,” Maya Angelou…

    Selma to Montgomery Relay 2023: Liberation and Legacy

    Apr 2, 2023

    Introducing BGR! Sole Sista Team – Part 2

    Meet Black Girls RUN! brand influencers, Sole Sista. Meet Kimela Johnson I am Kimela Johnson an educator and Georgia native that…

    Introducing BGR! Sole Sista Team – Part 2

    Apr 2, 2023

    Introducing BGR! Sole Sista Team – Part 1

    Meet Black Girls RUN! brand influencers, Sole Sista. Meet Anna Humes I am a wife, a mother of two, and a…

    Introducing BGR! Sole Sista Team – Part 1

    Mar 22, 2023

    Volunteers – A Necessity At Every Race

    You’ve completed 5Ks.  You’ve completed 10Ks.  You’ve even run a half marathon and completed a full marathon. Have you ever…

    Volunteers – A Necessity At Every Race

    Mar 15, 2023

    The #1 Thing Runners Forget To Do

    As runners, we have everything laid out from the outfit we are going to run/walk in, the shoes, the socks…

    The #1 Thing Runners Forget To Do

    Mar 8, 2023

    “So, you want to run a full marathon?” – Thoughts from Coach Tia

    Tia Pettygrue is from Carson, California, and has resided in Tampa, Florida for over 30 years. She has been married…

    “So, you want to run a full marathon?” – Thoughts from Coach Tia

    Mar 1, 2023

    Disappointed But Not Defeated

    Have you ever had a race that you trained hard for and didn’t perform the way you wanted to perform?…

    Disappointed But Not Defeated

    Feb 22, 2023

    Self-Love is the Best Love: A Conversation with Ambassador Lisa Wells, Part II

    Lisa’s story is about a woman who defied the odds of surviving domestic violence, who didn’t succumb to the sometimes-crippling…

    Self-Love is the Best Love: A Conversation with Ambassador Lisa Wells, Part II

    Feb 15, 2023

    Self-Love is the Best Love: A Conversation with Ambassador Lisa Wells, Part I

    February is considered the month of love, for obvious reasons. We give tokens—both big and small—as expressions of our faith…

    Self-Love is the Best Love: A Conversation with Ambassador Lisa Wells, Part I

    Feb 8, 2023

    Frosty Fun

    I used to hate the cold. Honestly, most times I still would prefer to stay inside my warm and toasty…

    Frosty Fun

    Feb 1, 2023

    Parents on the run!

    To my BGR runners in the trenches raising young children, I see you. You’re getting kids ready for school or…

    Parents on the run!

    Jan 25, 2023

    Winter Running- Treadmill Edition

    So, it’s that time of the year when the temperatures are getting low. It leaves you wanting to stay in…

    Winter Running- Treadmill Edition

    Jan 18, 2023

    One Step At A Time

    We have all done it before we get anxious, we get in a hurry. I always like to use my…

    One Step At A Time

    Jan 11, 2023

    Better Get Rest!

    Rest?  Who me?  Why? I am on a fitness journey with goals and training on my calendar and I do…

    Better Get Rest!

    Jan 4, 2023

    Dealing With Pain and Staying Active

    My Personal Story Pain.  There are many forms of pain.  There is physical pain.  There is emotional pain.  As a…

    Dealing With Pain and Staying Active

    Dec 28, 2022

    Run for the Holidays

    I love running in December. Even though my running buddies and I are usually busy with holiday shopping, decorating and…

    Run for the Holidays

    Dec 21, 2022

    Ultra Ready!

    When I completed a marathon, I thought I had reached the pinnacle of running bucket-list achievements. What more can you…

    Ultra Ready!

    Dec 14, 2022

    All I Want for Christmas is a PR…

    Okay, so to set a new personal record (PR) is not all I want for Christmas, but it is pretty…

    All I Want for Christmas is a PR…

    Dec 7, 2022

    Glow on the Go: Ultima Beauty Collagen + Electrolytes

    Ultima, the creatives behind the clean, hydrating performance drink and water enhancer, Ultima Replenisher, has launched its next innovation: Ultima…

    Glow on the Go: Ultima Beauty Collagen + Electrolytes

    Nov 23, 2022

    What are you waiting for?

    Have you ever said I am going to do that tomorrow or I will get to it tomorrow? Have you…

    What are you waiting for?