Journal Running

The Birthday Report: Asking the Tough Questions

Some people use the New Year as a time to set resolutions. Although I usually set intentions on the first of each year, my birthday is a more meaningful time of reflection. It is my personal marking of another year on this wondrous planet. Exactly one month ago, I celebrated my twenty-fourth birthday at Northeast Kingdom Running Camp (NKRC), where for two weeks I was immersed as a yoga teacher and coach to high school runners. It was my third consecutive birthday in Lyndonville, Vermont, among a group of people that have become my run family. The NKRC community originally …

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Run On Shine Video: A One Year Anniversary

Last week I turned 23 years old. For my birthday, I received a special gift that I want to share with all of you since it encapsulates the joy of my 22nd year of life, that was largely marked by running. This time last year, I was working at Green Mountain Running Camp (GMRC) in Vermont, teaching yoga to high school runners for the first time. Some of my fellow GMRC counselors also attended Bates College and convinced me to join the cross country team two weeks before the season started. Running for Bates my senior year was one of …

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