Close

Your Cart is Empty

Blog: Motivation

Let’s Run the District

Let’s Run the District

|| ||

We are one solid week into the #RunTheDistrict Challenge, we love seeing you guys out running both IRL and on social media. Check out these posts and views if you are looking the motivation to get out and run our town. On your next run don’t forget to tag @runpacers and #runthedistrict so we can […]

Learn More »

Achey Brakey Heart

Achey Brakey Heart

|| ||

The human heart in both the figurative and literal sense has been an inspiration for many, from poets to the popstars. Thanks to science we know a lot more about our lil’ tickers than we did 100 years ago and its pretty freaking cool. Let me introduce you to the leanest, meanest pumping machine – […]

Learn More »

What is SAD?

What is SAD?

|| ||

Are you one of the many DMV residents who are officially over winter? I am, and honestly it has not been that bad! Sure cozy sweaters, snowy runs and hot cocoa are great, but for many the winter season brings on symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression […]

Learn More »

Mighty Miles

Mighty Miles

|| ||

This week we are kicking off a contest with our friends at Mighty Meals. The contest is you doing what you already do (run) but this will add a superhero flair to the whole event. Here is what you need to do; go out for your run and at some point get a picture of you […]

Learn More »

Marine Corps Marathon Training with Ken Zambito

Marine Corps Marathon Training with Ken Zambito

|| ||

While running the Mississippi Blues Marathon in Jackson, Mississippi Ken fell into step with another runner who noticed and commented on his Boston to Big Sur shirt. The two struck up a conversation and ran together for the next 20 miles where they learned they were both working on running marathons in all 50 States. […]

Learn More »

Dear Runner, It’s not you, it’s me

Dear Runner, It’s not you, it’s me

|| ||

Dear Runner, It’s not you, it’s me. I know our relationship can be difficult sometimes, there are ups and there are downs, it’s life. Just a few months ago you thought I was freezing you out, but thankfully you stuck with it, and after a few weeks we warmed up to each other again (and […]

Learn More »

MCM Training with Tracy Hale

MCM Training with Tracy Hale

|| ||

At the age of 37 Tracy Hale wanted to get healthy so she quit smoking and started running. Her first move was to join a boot camp for women and through that experience she ran her first 5K and was hooked. The longest distance Tracy has run is the Zooma Half Marathon and now she […]

Learn More »

Track with the DC Front Runners

Track with the DC Front Runners

|| ||

DC Front Runners have hosted spring track workouts for the past few years, their season kicks off in early April and wraps up at the end of May or early June. This spring Front Runners have been meeting every Wednesday evening at the Banneker Track with the objective is to gain some speed for a […]

Learn More »

Boys and Girls Club Trains for Parkway 5K

Boys and Girls Club Trains for Parkway 5K

|| ||

The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington may not be the obvious training hub that comes to mind when thinking of youth running, but something special is going on there. One of the perks of the Alexandria location is the opportunity for kids to train and run the George Washington Parkway Classic 5K. Matt […]

Learn More »

A Journey to Run Again

A Journey to Run Again

|| ||

Hi, I’m Evelyn! I am a blind distance runner from Alexandria, VA. Other than running, I also enjoy skiing, boxing, and many other outdoor recreational activities. I ran in high school as a sighted runner, but as I went blind I did not think that I would be able to run again. Recently, after moving to the […]

Learn More »