Subscription options for CRA members and supporters will help deliver association mission activacuity today announced a partnership with the Collegiate Running Association. The activacuity App provides daily audio sessions of 10-15 minutes in duration, using guided imagery and positive psychology. Guided imagery has been used with great effect by elite athletes for decades, traditionally delivered […]
Our positive running story this time is on Emily Carr, a runner from Washington, D.C.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text margin_bottom=”10″]Working as an endurance coach with athletes, or as a life coach with clients, one consistent challenge that people face is how to focus on what you do want.
This week we speak with Diana Norcross, a Boulder resident and member of Colorado’s Revolution Running Training Club, who managed to break down her running barriers by drawing upon the support and camaraderie she found in her local running group. Find out how Diana dealt with those early setbacks, achieved those PRs, and ended up […]
Amy Laub is a 47-year-old runner from Los Gatos, CA, who has regularly competed in track events ranging in length from 800m to 5K before recently stepping up to distances between 5k and half marathon. Amy recently attended our June ’16 Women’s Running Camp and shared a wonderfully inspiring story one day while the group […]
Lisa Marshall is an award-winning health and medical science journalist whose work has taken her to parts of Asia, Africa, and Latin America. An avid runner, she lives in the foothills west of Boulder with her husband and two children, and has completed a remarkable ten marathons to date. Here she reflects on her experiences […]
This week’s positive running story is about a runner that ran her first half marathon in March this year. Many runners do that at each year, in fact nearly 30% of the runners at the 2016 Zion Half Marathon were first timers for 13.1 miles. The difference for Melissa Kukulski was that she was told […]
Everything starts with a dream. This positive running story is all about a dream that was on a trail runner’s mind, wondering if her dream could actually come true. Mirabelle Tinio, a trail runner from Vancouver, Canada, contacted me about attending one of our camps in 2012, and wondered if our camp could help her […]
For most of us, the worst we face when building up to a race is thinking about our training history, worrying about our race strategy, what is the weather going to be like, and will the alarm clock wake us up. Karen Adams from Mesquite, Nevada, may have had all the usual concerns. However, they […]
We can learn a huge amount about positive reinforcement from elite athletes. They are, or have been, faced with demons just like the rest of us – after all they are human too, even if their performances may seem superhuman to us! One of the many benefits that top level athletes have is that they […]