Running is a team sport

Inspiration, Uncategorized By October 27, 2015 No Comments

Running is a team sport -Contributed by Selena Baity Why did I wait until I was in my 40’s to begin running? I ask myself this question all the time, and I know the answer. I was not disciplined and did not want to challenge or push myself. Growing up, I was not a very physically active kid, I didn’t play sports and…


Q&A with Fitness Magazine’s Colleen Travers

Inspiration, Uncategorized By July 2, 2014 No Comments

Welcome to the first installment of RockMyRun’s Q&A series with thought leaders from our favorite publications. Senior web editor of Fitness Magazine, Colleen Travers, shares some personal tips on how she stays motivated to work out as well as inspiring (and romantic) running stories. We’re so excited that she’s taken the time to share her thoughts with us and you,…


The Realities of Running

Inspiration, Uncategorized By March 31, 2014 2 Comments

One of the only concrete things about running is the surface that you’re on.  Some people are distance runners, while others prefer sprinting.  Treadmills are great for certain people, yet some of us prefer the outdoor run.  Everybody is unique in their own way.  With that being said, there are many things that can hold true for almost all runners,…


Accept the Massey Challenge

Inspiration, Uncategorized By March 13, 2014 No Comments

This year RockMyRun is proud to partner with the Massey Cancer Center for the annual Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k. Below, the group takes to our blog to talk about the fundraising race and to encourage you to accept the challenge. In February, the World Health Organization issued a report detailing how the globe is facing a “tidal wave” of cancer….


How RunRocker Shantal Rocked Her Competition

Inspiration, Uncategorized By January 14, 2014 1 Comment

We recently caught up with personal trainer and RunRocker Shantal, to chat about staying fit and how music helped her reach her goals. A personal trainer, nutritionist and group fitness instructor, Shantal also competes in bodybuilding competitions—recently placing second at the prestigious International Drug Free Athletics (IDFA) Pro Universe event. Keep on reading for a Q&A with this inspirational athlete!…


Why Do You Run? 4 Reasons to Be Motivated

Inspiration, Uncategorized By December 15, 2013 Tags: , , 1 Comment

Improve Your Health One of the most common reasons we run, exercise, read fitness magazines and websites and enjoy apps like RockMyRun, is to improve our health. Sure we’ve heard that “exercise is medicine,” but like all medicine, if we don’t take it, it won’t work. And when it comes to running, or any doing any exercise routinely, the motivation…