February 2012

Krush Speaker Series #1, Feb. 20

[caption id="attachment_469" align="alignright" width="189" caption="Rebecca Donaghue finishing in course record time (1:17) at the Nittany Valley Half Marathon."][/caption] Topic: General workout strategy for runners who want to race. There are lots of people who run 3 or 4 times a week for cardio but never race. The question always looms, “If you w

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Coming out of my shell #NGWSD

[caption id="attachment_496" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Running the Tussey Mountainback 50"][/caption] I'm shy. As a kid, I was painfully shy. I was also not athletic. Gym class was my worst nightmare. Yet somehow, I let a friend talk me into joining the cross country team in 9th grade. I wasn't very good at running, but I was the 5th girl

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Sport for Girls at the Collegiate Level #NGWSD

Well this is my second attempt at this blog as I wrote quite an insightful first blog only to have it crash on my iPad before it saved. So I apologize if this isn't as insightful as I had originally done the first time. Sport has had a huge impact on my life as a girl. This is pretty apparent as a cross country and track coach at the University of Louisvil

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