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Transitioning to Trails

SparkleSister Melanie Miller—whose inspiring story we recently shared—went from a self-proclaimed non-runner to tackling trails and their unique ch...

BolderBuddy Nanette Proves Age Can Be “Just a Number” with a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet and Routine Exercise

(Pic credit: Rob Mason, Ledger columnist) She was the only woman over 80 in the marathon of 14,000 runners. At 84, Dr. Nanette Rodgers of Win...

Runspiration: Finding a Reason to Run

Melanie Miller hated running. In fact, she could only make it half way through a lap in high school before gasping for air and proclaiming she woul...

SparkleSister Stacia Faces Health Challenges Head On with Fitness…and [Sparkle] Fashion

While some people might use their medical challenges as a reason NOT to exercise, they’re exactly why SparkleSister Stacia Roundtree runs. “I am li...

How Gina Learned NOT to Hate Running

Gina Kay hated running. Having never been particularly active, she went to great lengths to avoid running. In middle school, she befriended the PE ...

Making Miles Count for Charity

How One SparkleSister Found her Runspiration Through a Phone App In 2010 Patti Tempio-Wilson received a wake-up call. She was 50-pounds overweight ...

Growth: a blessing and a curse.

From the desk of QueenMum Leah Growth: a blessing and a curse. Much to our dismay, we have received news of emotions running quite high due to some...

Running is my...

by: Anna K., SparkleSkirts Guest Blogger, Gracious Warrior Princess Blogger I recently had the opportunity to return to my alma mater, Loyola Uni...

Find Out Why SparkleSkirts are Crucial to Heather Goodrich's Marathon Success

Running is Heather Goodrich's passion. She has completed multiple marathons, half marathons, 10ks and 5ks. However, three years ago she was diagnos...

Runners, What Does Your Diet and Nutrition Look Like?

by: Anna K., SparkleSkirts Guest Blogger, Gracious Warrior Princess Blogger Your diet is an important tool in maintaining good health as well as ...

Finding Balance as a Running Mom

by Kimberly S., Guest SparkleSkirts Blogger, Fit Disney Mom Blogger Like many Moms, I struggle to find the perfect balance between my hobbies and m...

10 Things Running Has Taught Me

by: Anna K., SparkleSkirts Guest Blogger, Gracious Warrior Princess Blogger I’m a runner. I’ve identified myself this way for 3 years now. In 2016 ...