THE ROAD TO PARIS

THE ROAD TO PARIS

On our Littlewing Athletics team, we have two athletes who are hoping to go the distance jusqu'à Paris: Carrie Mack and Theresa Hailey. Carrie and Theresa talk about their respective approaches to training, share personal racing stories and experiences, and share tips on what works for each of them.. and what definitely doesn't!
July 28, 2022 — Rebecca Nelson
BLAZING WITH INTENT

BLAZING WITH INTENT

In this thoughtful blog, Carrie Mack discusses the joys, along with the mental thought processes that come with pregnancy while training at the elite level.
June 17, 2021 — Carrie Mack
BYOB: BE YOUR OWN BUDDY

BYOB: BE YOUR OWN BUDDY

LilSheba's guide to self-accountability, and lessons she learned over the past year. Realistic tips and tricks for setting yourself up for success when group runs and races are back on the menu.
April 29, 2021 — Rebecca Nelson
THE MIDDLE MILES ARE THE SWEET  SPOT:  RUNNING IN THE SECOND TRIMESTER

THE MIDDLE MILES ARE THE SWEET SPOT: RUNNING IN THE SECOND TRIMESTER

Oiselle teammate, marathoner, and soon-to-be mom of  2, Teal Burrell shares her experience with running in the second trimester.
November 17, 2020 — Teal Burrell
QUARANTINE, LIBERATION, AND RECOVERY

QUARANTINE, LIBERATION, AND RECOVERY

Oiselle teammate and marathoner Andie Cozzarelli shares her reality of 2020, coping with isolation, anxiety, and depression. None of us are alone.
November 12, 2020 — Andie Cozzarelli
THE KEY TO MASTERS RUNNING - FLEXIBILITY

THE KEY TO MASTERS RUNNING - FLEXIBILITY

One necessary tool on the journey of masters running? Ultimate flexibility. I’m not talking about the muscle/ tendon kind of flexibility - that can help, although strength is probably more important - I’m talking about true mental flexibility that is practiced by the minute, hour, day, month, and yea
October 22, 2020 — Sarah Lesko
HARD. CORE. ON LOSING (AND FINDING) YOUR CENTER

HARD. CORE. ON LOSING (AND FINDING) YOUR CENTER

Runner and mother of two, Molly Clark Hillard shares her journey with postpartum running. After undergoing two c-sections in two years and with minimal postpartum support, she found herself rocked to her core. With the support of the Running Evolution community she is now running faster and happier than ever.
October 15, 2020 — Molly Clark Hillard
THE ART OF THE RUNNING RESTART

THE ART OF THE RUNNING RESTART

How do you get started with running? Getting out the door is always the hardest part - especially if you’re coming back from illness or injury! Luckily, Running Evolution Coach Beth Baker (also known as the #ButtSlap queen) has the perfect introduction training plan, along with tricks to get you moving.
September 24, 2020 — Beth Baker
PASSION, PERSEVERANCE, AND THE PIVOT POINT

PASSION, PERSEVERANCE, AND THE PIVOT POINT

Former Haute Volée javelin thrower Bethany Drake had big dreams for this year, but 2020 didn't unfold as any of us thought it would. As she grappled with what this meant for her javelin career she realized her heart was telling her what her mind wasn’t quite ready to admit. It was time to call a close to her javelin career.
September 04, 2020 — Bethany Drake
COMPETING IN COVID

COMPETING IN COVID

Haute Volée pole vaulter, Megan Clark, like all athletes this year, has had to adjust her expectations and recalibrate where athletics fits in with pandemic life.
August 28, 2020 — Megan Clark
THE RISK OF A SMOKY RUN

THE RISK OF A SMOKY RUN

Currently, some of the worst fires in history are running through the west, from California to Colorado. Likely, if you're anywhere west of the Mississippi you're feeling the effects and perhaps you're wondering "Is it really that much worse to run in the smoke than hike or walk?", at least Dr. Taisa Kushner was. So, she did some research and provided us with a synopsis of her findings.
August 26, 2020 — Dr. Taisa Kushner
HAVE YOU CONSIDERED A SPORTS PSYCHOLOGIST?

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED A SPORTS PSYCHOLOGIST?

Haute Volée 1500m specialist Angel Piccirillo, consistently frustrated with her race performance, asked for help. With the help of her sports psychologist, she learned to change her beliefs about herself - including that she had a "bad kick." Explore here if sports psychology could help your own athletic performance.
May 11, 2020 — Angel Piccirillo