by Kieu Dung
When my wife proposed that we take our vacation in Eastern Europe, I immediately started researching races. There were no races in Prague in September 2017 but I found one in Usti Nad Labem, a two-hour train ride from Prague. According to the information on the RunCzech website, the course was flat and it was a road circuit; the race took place in afternoon. This last detail gave me the motivation I needed to register since I would have plenty of time to make the trip to Usti Nad Labem and prepare myself for the race. Continue reading “Half Marathon in Prague”
by Rosemarie James
Imagine running an errand to purchase fish for a family supper, and you end up running a marathon. Believe it or not, that is what happened to me.
Continue reading “I Hit the Ground Running”
by Nancy Laythorpe
It all started with a simple phone call to my friend Sara: “Do you want to join the Running Room?” I had a lot of free time on my hands and Sara had just had her son William. We thought it would be a good way to spend some time together. We didn’t know what was in store for us.
Continue reading “It’s All About Irene”
by Shauna McCooeye
I wanted to share my story because if I had not joined a Running Room training program, I would have never experienced all the monumental moments that have happened over the last three years.
Continue reading “A Natural High”
by Ted Swain
As a kid, my biggest running accomplishment was winning a third-place ribbon in the 100-yard dash at a school track meet. Truth be told, there were only three runners in the event.
Continue reading “Humble Beginnings”