Category: Blog

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…

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…