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Mirna Valerio is back for her sixth appearance on the podcast. What makes this woman so special? It could be her courage to step beyond perceived limitations to tackle the impossible. It could be her unapologetic approach to her unconventional lifestyle. It could be that...

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....