Runner Profile – Ray Moran

Ray is an active Run856 member, and well known for his encouragement to all 856 members. Ray reached out to me recently looking to share about how his struggle with alcoholism led him to running.

Runner Profile: Dave Goldstein

I ran with Dave for the last few miles of his long run and then chatted over his recovery drink of choice, Diet Dr Pepper, about his running, Ironman training, and running with his son Josh. Dave’s running story is a remarkable story, not only of his own personal transformation, but also of building community.…

Runner Profile – Heather Leiser

Having both had our long training run the day before, Heather and I met for a short recovery run. Then, we debated the relative merits of running in a visor versus a hat, as well as the juggling the demands of motherhood and a career with a training schedule. Heather first started running in 2010.…

Runner Profile – Darren Robinson

Darren took me through a track workout on a brisk February morning, and then we sat and chatted about his running and athletic career and future goals. Before I tell you about Darren, I should tell you a little thing about me: I was not in the least bit athletic until I hit my early…