How to STRAVA

How to STRAVA

By: Bree Redwine   If you haven’t heard of Strava, well, let me talk about it with you! It’s kinda like the “social network for athletes” that’s grown massively popular since its launch in 2009. You may have heard your other running or cycling friends talking...
The Melon Margarita

The Melon Margarita

Ingredients  5 cups frozen or fresh, sliced watermelon (no rind) 3/4 cup – 1 cup silver tequila (or use coconut water for non-alcoholic) 1/4 cup fresh lime juice ice 7 mint leaves (+extra for garnish) 1/4 cup raw honey or agave nectar The Rim 2 tbsp. kosher salt 1...
Run Project Featured on The Running Grind

Run Project Featured on The Running Grind

By: The Running Grind We sit and chat with Tanna and Bree from Run Project. They’re the ones behind the popular Dallas/Fort Worth race series that include the popular events: Dash Down Greenville, Skyline and Badass Texas to name a few. We talk the story behind...
My Story: Megan Opperman

My Story: Megan Opperman

By:  Megan Opperman     I was always the kid who cried in PE. In fact, on run-the-mile day you might find me hiding under the bleachers. After all, running even one lap was torture. I was always the smallest kid in my class so I never even considered that in...
Protein Packed Summer Smoothie

Protein Packed Summer Smoothie

Ingredients: Greek Yogurt Banana – frozen or fresh Strawberries – frozen or fresh Spinach – handful Honey or Agave Nectar Ice – optional   Grab your blender and a large spoon and drop 2 heaping scoops of Greek Yogurt, followed by fruit of your choice,...
OTF Treadmills vs. Running Outside

OTF Treadmills vs. Running Outside

By: Stacie Morgenstern   In the last few days we’ve all been forced off our FreeMotion treadmills at OrangeTheory and many of us have been hitting the streets in our neighborhoods.  We’ve all seen the posts of sore knees, hips, shins, backs, etc. now that we are...
Summer Greek Salad

Summer Greek Salad

By: Jodi Jordan For the Dressing: ½ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice ¼ cup red wine vinegar 1 cup olive oil 2 – 3 cloves or minced garlic 1 ½ tsp dried oregano Pinch of dried time Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste For the Salad: Any variety of lettuce – I like a mix...
DKMS Is On A Mission

DKMS Is On A Mission

DKMS US is part of the world’s largest bone marrow and blood stem cell donor center. With over 9 million active registered donors globally and a presence in six countries, every day DKMS is facilitating 21 bone marrow transplants to provide second chances to patients...
Inside the Cone Lane

Inside the Cone Lane

By: Tanna Wood Everyday is a new day. Everyday we face new challenges, and every day we must decide if we are going to play by the rules and stay inside the cone lane. For those of you who do not know what “inside the cone lane” means, it is a phrase we use in the...
Back To Basics!

Back To Basics!

10 Great Basic Exercises that are perfect for small places inside the home and out! By: Bree Redwine While gyms are closing to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, Social Distancing this doesn’t mean your workouts need to stop. With the mornings and...
Why Cross-train?

Why Cross-train?

By: Michael Piermarini Chief Product Officer Orangetheory Fitness Whether you’re training for your next race, progressing through a weight loss journey, focused on staying healthy, or looking to improve overall performance, cross-training should be a regular part...
Red Curry Ramen

Red Curry Ramen

By: Jodi Jordan Ingredients 1T Olive Oil 2 – 3 cloves garlic minced 1 small knob ginger peeled & minced 2T curry (more/less depending on your spice preference) 1T soy sauce 14oz can coconut milk 32oz vegetable broth 1/4c Tahini, Peanut butter, or other nut butter...
RP AMBASSADOR: Zane Thrift

RP AMBASSADOR: Zane Thrift

By: Zane Thrift What’s there to say? It’s simple really; I have an incredible passion for running. There is just something about that feeling of running when you don’t even realize you’re running anymore, it’s a feeling I strive for on every run and sometimes I run...
RUN PROJECT AMBASSADOR PROGRAM

RUN PROJECT AMBASSADOR PROGRAM

Run Project is excited to announce the implementation of an “Ambassador Program” to help maximize the running experience in the Dallas Fort Worth running community. Run Project’s Ambassadors will be the go to runners with the answers to Run Project’s races,...
SPCA of Texas

SPCA of Texas

The SPCA of Texas has an 81-year history of providing excellent animal welfare services in the North Texas area. Our operational/core values resonate throughout the programs and services and include: respect, client focus, honesty, integrity, commitment to animals,...
Bree’s Vegan Chili

Bree’s Vegan Chili

By: Bree RedwineGetting ready for the Super Bowl this Sunday and searching for that perfect dish to serve up. Try this award winning Vegan Chili. Humble brag: 2x AWARD WINNER! INGREDIENTS1 can Rotel Chili Fixin’s1 C fresh black beans (*needs prior preparation)1...
Running For Her Life

Running For Her Life

By: Amy Ridings Imagine what it would be like to live in fear every minute of your life, even while you’re asleep. Imagine having to constantly worry about the safety of your children. Imagine being told every day that you aren’t worth anything better and that...
Just Keep Moving

Just Keep Moving

By: Kelly Dearmore Run even when you don’t want to: Let those first steps motivate you, not hinder you. I’ve read it before, and I’ve heard it said, that the hardest step to take when you’re not feeling especially motivated is simply lacing ‘em up that first time....
New Year, New Habits, New You

New Year, New Habits, New You

By Tanna Wood As we all know, the New Year means it is time to make those dreaded resolutions we don’t keep but make anyway because it makes us feel as if we have good intentions. You know, the resolutions that say you will lose 25 lbs., ride your bike, hike at least...
Almond Granola with Dried Fruit

Almond Granola with Dried Fruit

From America’s Test Kitchen and Adjustments by Bob Wallace 1/3 cup maple syrup1/3 cup light brown sugar4 teaspoons vanilla extract½ teaspoon salt½ cup vegetable oil5 cups old fashion rolled oats2 cups raw almonds, chopped2 cups raisins or other dried fruit, chopped...
Pint Striders

Pint Striders

By Bree Redwine Pint Striders is a community of runners that meet every Thursday Night at 6:30pm at the British Beverage Company in the Uptown area in Dallas. Pint Striders as a group walk down to The Katy Trail, run the beautiful trail and then bounce back to the pub...
Running Against All Mental Odds

Running Against All Mental Odds

By: Carolyn Macduff Hi! I’m Carolyn Macduff and I’m a 24-year-old graduate student and marathon runner. I also have anxiety that makes my brain a little more cluttered and life just a little harder. Running has become my main savior and best way to quiet my anxious...
Jim’s Story

Jim’s Story

By Jim Elliott When I was a kid, my clothes came from the “husky” section of the store. I was never particularly athletic but I was always active and could do whatever my friends did, although usually not as fast or as easily. In high school, I was determined to get...
Screw Loose?

Screw Loose?

Marathon training season adds a whole new perspective to the way you do life which may have your non-runner friends asking, “What’s wrong with Mary?” Brentney Hamilton Has this happened to you? Someone in your life – perhaps a coworker or cousin – starts behaving in...
Brittany Runs a Marathon an Indie Comedy

Brittany Runs a Marathon an Indie Comedy

‘Uproarious’ indie comedy, Brittany Runs a Marathon, to debut in Dallas  By Brentney Hamilton Think of your favorite running movie. Is it Prefontaine? Chariots of Fire? Running Brave? Perhaps you said Without Limits – the other late ‘90s biopic about Pre. Unless you...
Top 5 Runners on YouTube

Top 5 Runners on YouTube

Five ‘extremely online’ runners to follow when you can’t talk blisters-and-bling with friends  By Brenteny Hamilton Runners can be solitary creatures, but it’s virtually impossible to misidentify a gaggle of them in the wild.  You might recognize them by the...

How to Support Your Runner Spouse

By: Stephanie Burnet To fully love someone is to support their passions to the fullest extent in spite of yourself. How to support a runner; this is actually a very complex thing for me to answer, and honestly even a year ago I could not have written these words as my...

Failure to Finisher

By Audrey Lewis When I was growing up, the idea that I would be associated with any form of fitness was laughable—especially running. In middle school, I developed exercise-induced asthma and had to limit myself physically because of it. I can still vividly remember...
My Boston Marathon True Story & Other Lies

My Boston Marathon True Story & Other Lies

BOSTON MARATHON, 1982 THE TRUE STORY AND OTHER LIES Unabridged, unedited, un-redacted, unprofessional edition by Bob Wallace Like all stories, there has to be some introduction, some background and unrelated bull to fill in the dead time and space. My story of the...
Top 5 Places to Run Around DFW

Top 5 Places to Run Around DFW

By Matthew Kingore DFW may be known for traffic, but that shouldn’t discourage runners. From Ft Worth to East Dallas, there are so many options (paved and off-road) for those looking to log some miles without dodging speeding cars. Below are five of the best spots to...
My Top 5 Best Running Summer Trips

My Top 5 Best Running Summer Trips

By: Teresa Linder I had a hard time narrowing down my favorite summer running trips into a list of five, since we escape the Texas heat every single summer, but these are the five trips that stand out the most, and for various reasons. Perhaps this list will help you...
5 Workouts to Try Indoors on a Rainy Day

5 Workouts to Try Indoors on a Rainy Day

By: Matthew Kingore Sloshing through puddles with rain pelting you in the face probably isn’t what thrills you most about running. I know I don’t get excited about the idea of running in the rain, and for safety’s sake I never go out when there’s lightening in the...
Too Hot To Handle…Literally

Too Hot To Handle…Literally

By Zane Thrift We are about to get hot, very hot. Summer is gradually sneaking up on us, if you can believe it. This is the time of the year that you can tell yourself “it’s just too hot to run”, or you suck it up butter cup, and you make the needed modifications so...
Pushing the pace into parenthood

Pushing the pace into parenthood

How having a baby can make you a grittier, smarter, and even faster runner By Brentney Hamilton Editor’s note: Prior to this blog post’s publication, the Washington Post issued an expose detailing how hundreds of parents and infants have been injured using strollers...
Badass Texas Playlist

Badass Texas Playlist

Training for Badass Texas? Put these rowdy songs on your playlist By Brentney Hamilton Texas contains multitudes. All within one big, beautiful package, you’ll find desert sands, sky-high pine trees, ocean shores, mountains and more. But, wherever you roam from...

Getting to Boston

By Kimberly Richards If you were to ask me 4 years ago if I thought I would ever run the Boston Marathon, I would have said there is no way and then I would have laughed. At that point, I had already run 9 marathons, with the most recent being Chicago Marathon in 2015...
Tiffany Houghton at Dash Down Greenville 2019

Tiffany Houghton at Dash Down Greenville 2019

We are excited to announce that Dallas’ own, Tiffany Houghton will be singing the National Anthem at this year’s Dash Down Greenville 5K! More About Tiffany Born and raised in Dallas, TX with a childhood background in Broadway, Tiffany Houghton is an...
Why Volunteer?

Why Volunteer?

Volunteers don’t make the world go ’round, but they supply the elbow grease to make the world go ’round better. Volunteers are the backbone for many events and charities.  Without Volunteers some organizations would not survive. Non-Profits rely...
Do Beards Make You Run Faster?

Do Beards Make You Run Faster?

By Matthew Kingore “He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man.”William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing Rob Krar twice won the Western States Endurance Run 100 Miler, was named ultramarathoner of the year in 2014 and...
Social Running

Social Running

By Zane Thrift Running. It’s one of the most beneficial independent sports that there is, and not just for your health, but for your social life too. There are plenty of people that simply dread running, and they look around at their friends or family and wonder how...
Monoculture

Monoculture

Monoculture is a Dallas psych/jazz-fusion four-piece. What once started as aimless jams between founders and longtime friends Olan Mijana and Nick Leibold became something with a little more purpose when the two completed a four-track demo while living 300 miles...

SPCA of Texas

NEW Dash Down Greenville Charity Partner Announcement Teaming up to help our local SPCA of Texas, Run Project is proud to announce our strategic partnership for the St. Paddy’s Dash Down Greenville 5K. 2019 will mark a new relationship with the SPCA of Texas, the...

Genesis Women’s Shelter

The Run Project and Genesis Women’s Shelter are excited to announce that we are joining forces on this year’s Too Cold To Hold 5K/10K/Half. The Genesis Women’s Shelter will be the highlighted charity partner. In doing so they provide the backbone of volunteers for Too...
My Ketogenic Diet Story

My Ketogenic Diet Story

Written by Kyle Burnett Carbo-loading!  Two words that just about every runner not just relates to, but uses as a part of their training to prepare storing energy for long runs, race day, and  (in some cases) every day in between. I’ll be honest. I LOVE carbs. Growing...