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Women Who Move: Karen Rohan

Karen Rohan Philadelphia, Penn AGE: 46 JOB: President, CIGNA Group Insurance Dental Click photo to enlarge HOW I STARTED RUNNING: I started in high school. Even as my career evolved, and my work schedule became more hectic, I was always able to incorporate running into my schedule. Now, I always make time for a run. […]

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Good Morning?

Wanting a key race goal for the summer, I recently registered for the San Francisco Marathon on July 31st. As I excitedly surfed the race website, one fine-print detail caught my eye: Please note that the early start time is needed to run on the roadbed of the Golden Gate Bridge. Excellent, I thought – […]

Women Who Move: Cindy Aitken

Cindy Aitken Virginia Beach, VA AGE: 35 JOB: Storyteller and literacy workshop presenter Click photo to enlarge Running provides many outlets for me: It’s a stress-reliever, a fun time with my kids, a great time to be alone and clear my mind, and a simple way to start date night with my husband. Running truly […]

Partners

When you’re not out pounding the pavement or trails here are some sites worth visiting: Active NetworkActivaAmerican Diabetes AssociationBreast Cancer Network of StrengthDisney’s Wide World of Sports – EnduranceEndurance Sport EyewearHeadsweatsHolabird SportsMoms In MotionPolarRoad Runners Club of AmericaRoad Runner SportsSee Mommy RunSee Jane RunSkirt SportsTampa Bay FitTeam In TrainingTitle NineTraining PeaksUSA Track & FieldWomen’s Sports […]

Sometimes We Go BOOM!

Earlier this week, I got a little too up close and personal with the trail. I’m not exactly known for my physical grace, the layers of scarring on my knees a testament to previous tumbles. Still, each new fall is painfully jarring, and something I’d prefer to avoid. Ironically, I was running with my friend […]

Mile Markers

I’m excited to get my hands on a copy of Kristin Armstrong’s new book, Mile Markers. The book contains 26 chapters (plus a .2 epilogue) celebrating a variety of themes that apply to running and, moreover, life: Friendship, Fear, Passion, Hills, Love/Hate and Roadblocks are among the chapter titles. Grab a copy for yourself and […]

Women Who Move: Shelby Grossman

Shelby Grossman Cambridge, Massachusetts AGE: 26 JOB: Ph.D. Candidate Click photo to enlarge As part of my work studying minority group politics in West Africa, I do things that others might consider difficult or daring on a regular basis. But until two years ago, there was one activity I was sure I’d never be able […]

Women Who Move: Sara Hall

Sara Hall Mammoth Lakes, CA SPORTS: Track and Field AGE: 25 JOB: Professional Athlete Click photo to enlarge RUNNING WITH PURPOSE My goal is to make the U.S. Olympic team in 2012 and to win an outdoor national track title. I feel like right now I am perfectly suited for the 3,000-meter distance, which unfortunately […]

5 for 5 with Fiona Docherty

5 questions answered in 5 words or less. . . A native of small-town Taupo on New Zealand’s North Island, Fiona Docherty currently lives and trains in Boulder, Colorado. A former professional triathlete, “Fee” now favors her running shoes over her bike or the lap lane. Her recent PR of 1:12:49 at the NYC Half […]