running

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Sinead Boshoff running the Nagoya Women’s Marathon Japan 2019

Running the World’s Biggest Women-Only Marathon in Japan

This is crazy, I thought. My heavy feet pounded against the road. It was pouring rain and the cold air clung to my damp running attire. Who comes on holiday to Japan and decides to run a 42.2 km race in the cold? I was

Inspiring Girls to Run for Parity!

Written by Stephanie Arzate The sun had barely risen when hundreds of women and girls started to arrive at the Jawalakhel Football Field just outside of Kathmandu, Nepal. It was a little before 7 a.m. and everyone had come ready to run. After weeks of

More Than Just a Foot Race

Recently, I wrote a piece about the ability of athletics to empower women and girls. Running a marathon is no exception. Running, especially marathon running, is more than just a foot race. Finishing a marathon is a state of mind that says anything is possible.  Last weekend,

Don’t Call Me a Tomboy. Call Me an Athlete.

The Collins American-English Dictionary defines ‘tomboy’ as a girl who behaves or plays like an active boy. So what does it mean to play ’like a boy?’ Boys enjoy playing with everything from video games to Barbie dolls. Just like girls, boys cannot and should

What the Boston Marathon Bomber Forgot

Running, particularly marathon running, allows individuals to aspire to greatness, to demonstrate that anything is possible, and to conquer self-doubt. As a result, you will never find a marathon runner who does not wholeheartedly believe the famed Muhammad Ali saying, “Impossible is not a fact.

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