Month: October 2017

A Sisterhood in Singlets: Our Welcome Message to You

Conversation with Mary Wright (Co-Founder & Director) and Melissa McConville (Co-Founder, Teammate, Visionary) When Melissa and I kickstarted Arete in February of 2016 with a small group of trusty friends (our original “Legacy Team”), we knew something special was about to take off. We were…

Meg Gudgeirsson: Part of Something Bigger

This is part of the Arete Community Series leading up to our 2018 team launch. We will be featuring Arete members from various chapters on the blog and social media in the next two weeks. Our teammates join us for various reasons: to chase…

Elyse Garza: Let Yourself In

This is part of the Arete Community Series leading up to our 2018 team launch. We will be featuring Arete members from various chapters on the blog and social media in the next two weeks. Our teammates join us for various reasons: to chase…

Blair Martin: On Following Curiosity

This is part of the Arete Community Series leading up to our 2018 team launch. We will be featuring Arete members from various chapters on the blog and social media in the next two weeks. Our teammates join us for various reasons: to chase…

Leslie Haverstock: Leading with Heart & Style

This is part of the Arete Community Series leading up to our 2018 team launch.   We will be featuring Arete members from various chapters on the blog and social media in the next two weeks. Our teammates join us for various reasons: to…

Connie Shieh: Bringing Run Love to the East Bay

This is part of the Arete Community Series leading up to our 2018 team launch.   We will be featuring Arete members from various chapter on the blog and social media in the next two weeks. Our teammates join us for various reasons: to…

Melissa McConnell: Rediscovering Grit

This is part of the Arete Community Series leading up to our 2018 team launch. We will be featuring Arete members from various chapter on the blog and social media in the next two weeks. Our teammates join us for various reasons: to chase…

Becky Lavelle: From Professional Triathlete to Arete Teammate

This is part of the Arete Community Series leading up to our 2018 team launch. We will be featuring Arete members from various chapter on the blog and social media in the next two weeks. Our teammates join us for various reasons: to chase…

An Ode to the Girls

October 11 is International Day of the Girl: a day that celebrates girls and their quest to reach their full potential, explore their leadership and enjoy full human rights. ~~~ By Mary Wright Arete Co-Fouder & Director It took me thirty years to finally…

Arete SF Peninsula 2018: A Sneak Peak With Leader Stephanie Gallinetti

  As our Arete family grows to new locations, we are committed to bringing dynamic, inclusive run lovers as Team Leaders to your city.  We are thrilled to open a new chapter in 2018 under the leadership of Stephanie Gallinetti in the San Francisco Peninsula…

Catching up with Meredith Mills: Arete Masters Runner Extraordinaire

We are a diverse team of women who bond over our love of running and the strength that comes from working together to push ourselves and our teammates to overcome new physical and mental obstacles. When we envisioned this team, we never pictured having…