Tag: Santa Cruz

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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!…