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Lessons learned at a trail running camp


Back in the heart of summer, I spent one week at an all-women’s trail running camp in Estes Park, Colo. – a small town located at the base of Rocky Mountain National Park. Elevation: 7,522 feet. Each day we would wake up around 5:30 a.m. and run a new trail – sometimes straight up a mountain. […]

Women’s running: running challenges during your menstrual cycle

Women's running: running during your menstrual cycle

For many women, running during our period is difficult. We feel bloated, zapped of energy, and may have painful cramp – especially in the early days of our cycle. All of these symptoms pile up and don’t make us feel much like running at all. But we need look no further than at Uta Pippig‘s 1996 Boston Marathon […]