posts tagged: Athletes

I See London…

Don’t I wish!  I have been watching the first three stages of the Tour de France, so have gotten to see a lot of gorgeous England and today they finished Stage 3 in front of Buckingham Palace.  But this post … Keep Reading…

T-Minus Two Days

It’s very hard in the beginning to understand that the whole idea is not to beat the other runners. Eventually you learn that the competition is against the little voice inside you that wants you to quit. ~ Dr. George … Keep Reading…

Fearless Friday featuring Olympian Carrie Tollefson

(Photo by Anthony Quintano)A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure of interviewing 2004 Olympian (and Villanova Alum) Carrie Tollefson.  Unfortunately Carrie started Villanova the fall following my last semester, so we were never teammates.  And that stinks because she’s … Keep Reading…

Fearless Friday–On Running Like a Girl

I know you’ve seen them.  Those sassy shirts that say something like, “Some Girls Chase Boys.  I Pass ‘Em.”  While I was training and competing, one of the coolest feelings was knowing I could run faster than a heck of … Keep Reading…

The Fit Runner and…Writer

When I competed in college and after, when I trained for the Olympics, I logged of all my mileage and workouts. It was a great way to see how my training changed month to month, and year to year, as … Keep Reading…