Category: Blog

Embrace the Taper

Tapering for a race can sometimes be harder than the actual race. These 5 suggestions help carry you through the last few weeks leading up to your race. Just remember – you’re not alone! Let it be – Tapering can bring on all the emotions….

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Catching up with Arete Remote Ultrarunner Paulette Ference

Individually we are strong; together we are unstoppable. Runners thrive when we are inspired in a healthy running community. We are excited that we’ve opened an Arete Remote Team this year, where women from all over the country train, communicate, meet each other in…

January Welcome!

Happy New Year, Arete Community! I hope that this new year finds you happy, healthy, and ready to share miles with your Arete teammates. I’d like to share a few important dates and details with you so that you know when you can kick-start…

5 Ways to Make This Your Best Year of Running

Like other areas of our lives, a new calendar year allows us to reflect upon our running and how we want it to feel for the next 12 months. Since our energy and time is limited, it’s advantageous to take a step back and…

Arete Santa Cruz Season Launch: February 3rd!

Welcome to Arete Running Club! We’re a group of dedicated and spirited runners, united by our love of running and our desire to share miles together. Our team is open to intermediate and advanced runners. (minimum: ability to run 6 miles without stopping and…

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…