Kate studied marketing and built a solid AdOps career in New York City. After several years in the industry, she felt like something was missing but wasn’t immediately sure of her next step.
Illustration: Moncho Massé When I started running 14, my initial motivation was ego. After trying and failing to run with my dad, I wanted to get faster and keep up with him. I ran cross country in high school, and while I decently fast, I was a total headcase. During races, it took all the … Continue reading Want to Build Mental Strength? Move Your Body.
Here's to a happy, healthy 2018! If you've resolved to get in better shape this year, I highly recommend the Bodyrock Elevate series. Don't be fooled by the length of the workouts: they're 12 minutes long but your body will be destroyed afterwards. I'm looking to get stronger as the temps are sub-zero, and these … Continue reading Body Moving in the New Year
As a runner in NYC, I'm spoiled: the community here is unique and beautiful. Not only do I have tremendous teammates on North Brooklyn Runners, but I've met fantastic people in other clubs around the city. Patricia Tirona is one such human. She's run nine marathons, loves the Spurs and hot wings, and cheers her … Continue reading Patricia Tirona, Running Powerhouse
This piece circulated on the North Brooklyn Runners Google group this weekend and I cannot get enough of it. "...perhaps Flanagan’s bigger accomplishment lies in nurturing and promoting the rising talent around her, a rare quality in the cutthroat world of elite sports. Every single one of her training partners — 11 women in total … Continue reading How the ‘Shalane Flanagan Effect’ Works