Author: Olivia Levy
BLM and Running: The Marathon Continues
In the year 2020, two main evolutions and developments to both recreational and competitive running occurred. Covid-19 put a wrench in traditional 10,000+ person marathons leading race directors and individuals to develop safe and innovative ways to race. Black Lives Matter (BLM) Movement was the other development that shook the running community (and the world) […]Read more..
The “Cheapest” Sport Comes with a High Price
Often, running is considered one of the cheapest sports. A pair of shoes is all you need right? Technically, yes but those shoes do not come cheap. According to Runners World (2013) the average runner spends more than $14,000 during their running life. You might be thinking “well I’m not an elite runner clocking 50km […]Read more..
What Runners Look Like: Body Image and Running
“So what do you like to do for fun?” “I like to run! How about you?” “Wow that’s amazing! As you can probably tell looking at me, I’m not a runner” Yep, this is a real conversation I had with someone, and unfortunately, it’s not unique. So many people walk around with the idea that […]Read more..
Why Students Should Run Too
University and College years are often described as a time of self-discovery. For myself, my discovery came in the form of developing a new love and hobby; running. In my second year, I saw a friend fundraise around $1000 for a charity through the Scotiabank Marathon charity challenge. This was incredibly inspiring to me. Having […]Read more..