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Preventing Occupational Imbalance

by Madi Douglas
I'm a current graduate student studying occupational therapy at the University of Pittsburgh. My coursework is centered around "occupations" and the how important they are in leading a balanced and meaningful life. Read more

We Can Do Hard Things

by Katie Kinnamon
I vividly remember training for my first half marathon in 2012. I planned my training runs well in advance of the race because I was certain I was going to get hurt or give up and would need time to convince myself I had the guts to try again. Read more

Run Your Own Race

by Jeff Paladina
Ask any veteran runner advice for race day, and you are likely to hear the oft-used maxim, "Run Your Own Race." It means what it says. Read more

Living (and Running) with Chronic Illness

by Jeanine McGuire
Immediately looking at me you wouldn’t be able to tell that for the last 18 years I have been living in a body that destroys me from the inside out. Like many people with an invisible illness I look perfectly healthy an Read more

Stephanie's Story

Stephanie is running VIRTUALLY to make a difference for her fiance Read more

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