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This whole thing really started as my attempt to lose weight. Honestly, I was going to lose the weight, that was the only goal. Then I decided that it might be a good side goal to run a 5K. My trainer agreed that it would...

In my head, I’m a new runner. In reality though? I’ve been running for more than four years. So why the discrepancy? Because for most of that time, I never considered myself a “real runner”. To be honest…sometimes I still don’t! I came across a...

I don’t think this is your typical “why I run” story. I’ve thought a lot about how I would convey my journey to others. I was recently asked why I run and it took some time for me to put all the pieces together...

Meet Lorraine Moller – Champion athlete, Olympic medalist, Boston Marathon winner, Coach, Wife, Mum and more. Lorraine grew up in New Zealand and struggled with various physical and emotional issues that affected her self-esteem at a young age....

If you’ve been anywhere near social media as part of the athletic community then perhaps you’ve seen #REALwomenmove. Actually, seeing as you’re here on Skirt Sports, reading this blog, then the chances you’ve seen this hashtag are especially high! Why? It’s a...

Meet Nellie Acevedo. I discovered Nellie because she is a Skirt Sports ambassador and I’ve always been drawn to her energy and ability to connect to women on a very real level. Nellie is a New Yorker with Jamaican roots who climbed the ladder in...

When I first started running, I didn’t have a need for a mantra. Then, I discovered racing, and I found that having a word to cling to as I pushed myself to the limit was useful. Originally, I clung to the word transcend as if the ethereal...

When I think about the last few years of my “running life”, all of my best memories are those with my Moms Run This Town (MRTT) Group. We may have started as a running group, but we’ve morphed into our own community....

She was doing life from a position of complacency. Routines with little to no impact. Flipping the calendar month after month and year after year. Nothing to challenge her. Ugly, restless comfort. Then, life happened....