“Education is the most powerful weapon to change the world.” Nelson Mandela Can you imagine the progress that can be made globally if every child around the world has equal access to education? OUR GOAL We're raising money for the Nayamba School in rural Zambia, which started as a grassroots institution for farm worker's children [...]
For many of us, we've been training hard these past 4-6 months for that one big race we're hoping to capture a new PR. During that time your muscles have taken a beating and if you don't spend a little time refreshing your body, you'll eventually break down. Scotty McKeel, PT, DPT, the local athlete training expert says [...]
As the Club continues to grow, there was talk that we should explore a logo we could call our own. Up to this point, the designs that have been picked for the Club shirts are shared by other clubs across the United States. We worked with a local graphic designer who came up with three [...]
Running (and finishing) a big race like the Boston Marathon is definitely an accomplishment. The other big part of running this race is the overwhelming support you get from spectators the entire 26.2 miles from Hopkinton to Boston. While I have ran the Boston Marathon once, I have been a spectator a few times and it [...]
If you have not picked up on it, there has been chatter lately of a planned trip to Greece in 2018 to take part in one of the largest sport, cultural and tourism events in the world – the Athens Marathon. Bruce Ter Beek did some research and he's come back with a Running & [...]
Up until last September, when it came to running, I was a purist at heart. No Tough Mudders, no Color Runs, no PJs or dressing up. I was a straight-up road runner. You would never see me running with a wig or bodysuit (that’s actually a frightening thing to think about). Colorful spandex is about [...]
When it comes to training mentors, I have found that being an active member of the GHRC has changed the way I keep in shape. Read why I think having training mentors that compete at an entirely different level and those within my own peer group is really important.
This past year, I realized something in my running form. Prior to 2016, I wasn't really running. As my physical therapist and marathon-winning wife would put it, I was moving while shuffling my feet. *my wife really loves me.* Unfortunately, as hard as she was on me, it was the truth.
GHRC bloggers needed to share resources - and show new members what life is like as part of the GHRC Family.