Unogwaja Day 3

LP: you've alluded to the "true meaning of Unogwaja". What do you think it is? CA: Unogwaja is about community, hope and making the world better as a whole.  The Unogwaja Challenge is about showing what is possible when we come together.  While there is some focus on physical ability in the selection process, the … Continue reading Unogwaja Day 3

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Unogwaja Challenge – Arrival & Day 1

The Unogwaja series of blogs will be a collaborative between myself and Unogwaja Chris Adams. Please join us for the stories, the questions, the self-reflection. Feel free to shoot questions into the comment section and Perky will make sure Chris sees them. Chris Adams: It has taken me a full year to bring myself to … Continue reading Unogwaja Challenge – Arrival & Day 1

Run Rabbit, Run – An American Unogwaja’s Story

Run, rabbit run. Dig that hole, forget the sun. When at last your work is done, don't sit down, it's time to dig another one Feature Photo Credit: Chris Adams On May 25, 2017 the next group of Unogwaja will hit the road on an adventure of which they don't even understand the depth... yet. … Continue reading Run Rabbit, Run – An American Unogwaja’s Story

Motherhood – It isn’t all Pinterest & Bluebonnet Pictures

In these hard motherhood times of Pinterest, and Facebook, and GMO-free competitive motherhood, I am grateful I was raised by a real human. Instead of teaching me to french braid, my mom taught me to be outside. I never learned how to do makeup, but I learned how to avoid june bugs in the pool … Continue reading Motherhood – It isn’t all Pinterest & Bluebonnet Pictures

What type of runner are you? And does it matter?

We say lots of things, us runners, and we say them with the conviction of a late-life convert.  We say it's mind over matter. We say it's left foot right foot, repeat. We say it's about rest days. It's about heart rate. It's about nutrition. Latest fads in gear. Zero drop. k-tape. yoga? We revere … Continue reading What type of runner are you? And does it matter?

4 AMAZING things that happen to you when you run “too much”

This post is in response to the article "4 Terrible Things That Happen to Your Body When You Run Too Much" which references a "small study", which is science for "not statistically significant", trying to convince us that 26.2 miles is just too hard for our fragile human flesh-vessels. Obviously, I take issue with this article/video … Continue reading 4 AMAZING things that happen to you when you run “too much”