MIXED + PASSING - LET'S TALK ABOUT RACE

MIXED + PASSING - LET'S TALK ABOUT RACE

I am telling my story for the sake of normalizing it. To talk about race, and not the type we run around in ovals for. To learn about it. And to embrace it. Who wants the baton next?
Rebecca Mehra
KNOCKED UP BUT NOT OUT: RUNNING IN THE FIRST TRIMESTER

KNOCKED UP BUT NOT OUT: RUNNING IN THE FIRST TRIMESTER

"Good news: I have someone to run with during a pandemic. Bad news: my new running partner has slowed me way down since day one, when they were the size of a sprinkle." Hear about Haute Volée marathoner Teal Burrell's experience running in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Teal Burrell
KOLBE RICKS: EQUITY IN EDUCATION

KOLBE RICKS: EQUITY IN EDUCATION

What does it look like to be an educator today? Volée teammate Kolbe Ricks is a middle school teacher who knows what matters most: community, communication, and access. She shares her history and how it fueled her passion for education access for all.
Kolbe Ricks
EMBRACING AND CURSING MASTERS RUNNING

EMBRACING AND CURSING MASTERS RUNNING

Volée teammate Christine tuned in to our recent Masters Power conversation and realized sometimes reaching those goals is much more challenging than it looks. Check out her powerful reflection on what makes masters running "so damn hard?"
Christine Chung
MASTERS POWER! WORDS AND WISDOM

MASTERS POWER! WORDS AND WISDOM

We gathered together a few of our experts to share their experiences with running as they age, and to answer questions from teammates. Please enjoy a few of the takeaways from #HauteVolée Catherine Watkins, myself (Lesko), marathon crusher Cory Benson, and Elite Granny Peggy Richko.
Sarah Lesko
LOVE IS LOVE IN A PANDEMIC WITH TRIPLETS

LOVE IS LOVE IN A PANDEMIC WITH TRIPLETS

Haute Volée alum Megan Rolland and her wife, Steph, have had quite the year. They are moms to 20 month old triplets and work as hospital nurses, and are full of family love, competence, and calm. All while hitting the trails! 
Megan Rolland
WHO IS...KOLBE?

WHO IS...KOLBE?

Get to know Volée teammate Kolbe Ricks! A teacher by day, and a Flystyle fashionista by night. Fitness and fashion may be the key to her heart, but her true passion is making access to education possible for all students.
Carolyn Gardner
BLACK FEMALE IN AMERICA: PART 2

BLACK FEMALE IN AMERICA: PART 2

Haute Volée Angel Piccirillo knows the importance of sharing stories to uplift and support. She shares her hope, gratitude, many tangible resources, and asks the question "what do we do next?"
Angel Piccirillo
WHO IS...HAZEL?

WHO IS...HAZEL?

Meet: Hazel Carr, Oiselle's bird-loving-est bird lover, and the mastermind behind our blogs and stories. She loves birding while running and, as Hazel says best, 'The birds are here for us all!'
Sarah Lesko
THE OISELLE WEBSITE JUST GOT COOLER: RESOURCES GALORE!

THE OISELLE WEBSITE JUST GOT COOLER: RESOURCES GALORE!

We are excited to share all the resources in the new and improved Oiselle Community menu with you! From training plans to period health to our Feminist Library, it's all right here.
Sarah Lesko
WHO ARE...ALLIE + SHAYLA?

WHO ARE...ALLIE + SHAYLA?

Meet Allie and Shayla, the first official Volée team romance! Among other things, their mutual love of the sport of rowing drew them to each other, and let's just say it was totally meant to be. Happy #Pride!
Carolyn Gardner
I AM YOUR TEAMMATE + AN UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANT

I AM YOUR TEAMMATE + AN UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANT

What does life in America look like for an undocumented immigrant? Meet this Volée teammate, wife, mother, charity runner, and devoted volunteer for veterans’ organizations and her kids' school. "I was confronted with making a decision between going back to a country that was heading towards disaster, or overstaying my visa and trying to find a way to become a legal immigrant."
Anonymous