Tag: oakland

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…

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…

Arete: Behind the Connection

Most of us seek a community in which we truly belong: where we can be fully ourselves while exploring experiences that bring meaning to our lives. On team Arete we strive to create authentic belonging through our shared love of running. We believe that…

Get to Know Your Squad: Katie Freed, East Bay

We pride ourselves in creating a diverse network of female runners of various paces, intentions, and backgrounds. Get to know teammate from our newest Arete Oakland team with a few quick takes. Welcome, Katie! We’re happy to share miles with you this year. 1….

Jersey up – so much more than a uniform.

I remember pinning on that cross country race number each weekend to that navy blue singlet in high school, trying to line up the number straight below the golden S-O-Q-U-E-L. Besides allowing me to legally compete in meets, that uniform carried so many other…