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Definition of a Perfect Runner

Jun 11, 2011 | 14 Comments

By BR Staff Writer Kate Kift

[This post is a follow-up to Kate's post "What is a Runner?"    -editor]

I was once running on a easy trail around my bit of the world, headphones on, chilling out, when a man on the boardwalk motioned to me.  I went over to him and he spent the next 10 minutes showing me a rare type of heron that was fishing in the tide.  He turned Read More...

What Is A “Runner?”

May 31, 2011 | 12 Comments

By Kate Kift, BRU Staff Writer

Quite often when we meet new people in a social situation, we are asked “What do you do?”.  Very few of us will turn around and say “I am a runner”.  If you did then you are usually pretty famous and would probably say “athlete” more than “runner”.  Or,  you would be pretty hopeful and be overstating yourself. When you get asked this question your response will be more Read More...

A Love Letter to Trail…

Feb 26, 2011 | 7 Comments

[The following post was written by Kate Kift.  Kate is one of the writers I recently recruited to occasionally write for BRU.  Check out her blog "Ramblings on Barefoot Running, Motherhood, and Life" to read more.]

Dear Trail,

I have been a secret fan of yours for a long time and I think it’s time I told you the truth about my feelings for you.  I admit, I wasn’t always a fan.  When I Read More...