Category: Blog

Doc Liz Martin: On Being a Beginner

As we grow into adulthood, it seems there are less opportunities to be beginners. We step into our routines and find comfort in the rhythm of our lives and the ease of doing what we do well. And time. Who has the time to try…

What we’ve been up to…

Since the season launched in February, it’s been non-stop: running, laughing, overcoming, supporting, connecting, strengthening. It’s been so much life through running. To think we only had a handful of women a year ago and now we’re approaching 60 members is pretty amazing.  We’re…

She Who Adventures: Charissa Rujavanech

 {Our teammate Charissa lives her life as an authentic adventure. She’s a socially conscious game changer by passion and profession. And she takes her love of movement all over the world. She brings a down-to-earth cheerful spirit to the team and contagious warmth as…

Arete’s Monique Davila: The Privilege to Run

{Many of us have that thing that brings us to running in a new way. When it no longer becomes a chore, or a way to stay fit, or a resolution. It becomes intimately tied to our being. We crave it. Maybe it’s an injury or an…

Road to Boston with Arete’s Katie Gott

For many runners, qualifying for the historic and prolific Boston Marathon is an ultimate goal that may take a lifetime to achieve. For others, we may have our own version of “Boston.” Maybe it’s completing a half marathon, maybe it’s overcoming race anxiety, or pushing…

You’re Invited: 2017 Team Launch!

This team might be for you if… You’re a female runner who loves a positive running community. You have a desire to surround yourself with  women who support each other in our diverse running goals and life interests. Oh yeah, you like to have fun!…

Arete Teammate Profile: Liz Mak

[Note: So many different circumstances bring us to running, or for some of us, bring us back to running after years. Some of us discovered running because a PE teacher in grade school picked us out as the fast kid, or for others, maybe…

Sara Tanza’s CIM Race Report: Trust the Process

By Sara Tanza Arete Women’s Running Team Member I’ve never written a race recap, so here goes nothing! My race may have been December 4th, but the journey really started in January. After having Dominic on January 1st, I was itching to run again….

Sarah Meyer Tapia Race Report: Running with Fear & Curiosity

By Sarah Meyer Tapia Lately my body has been sending me signals.  I’m tired.  I’m tired from the final push of 2016 at work.  I’m tired from having a kid with poison oak.  I’m tired from world events.  I’m tired from running too many months…

Base Training Considerations

Base Training Considerations for Team Arete AKA How to have fun and run well while preparing for 2017! By Mary Wright *Disclaimer: While there is not a single best way to approach anything, these are training concepts adapted from some of the best coaches…