Amanda

Amanda

Why did you sign up to do this race?
I chose to do this race because my dad and I run the Ebensburg Homecoming Race every year! But I decided to do the longer distance because I wanted to challenge myself to be outside of my comfort zone!

Catherine

Catherine

Why did you sign up to do this race?
Ultra Trail Australia 50km is probably the most famous trail run event in Australia. It is a beautiful but tough course through the Blue Mountains outside Sydney. I wasn’t sure if I could complete it – but I felt I …

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Jilly

Jilly

I started Couch to 5K in October after being terrified of exercise my whole life. Those first few weeks, I struggled to run for 30 seconds. Although I hated every moment afterwards, I felt great and so kept going.

In January, I graduated Couch to 5K — I was …

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Kristen

Kris

Why did you sign up to do this race?
I came to triathlon late, as a non-runner and as a person who had not swum laps or ridden a bike since I was a kid. I just assumed I couldn’t do it. With heavy encouragement from a …

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Melissa

Melissa

Why did you sign up to do this race?
My brother, my sister-in-law and I wanted to run a half marathon together. (They live in MD and I am in FL). We talked about many different races, dates, locations, etc. This went on for quite some …

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Kate

Kate

Why did you sign up to do this race?
I’ve done cyclocross nationals twice in the past. This year I decided to sign up because I was living in Alaska and the race was in Washington, so thought I would go race, have fun, and see some friends.

I …

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