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    Melissa Cunningham: My Journey to the Boulder Track Club - November 16, 2012

    Melissa Cunningham: My Journey to the Boulder Track Club

    After 8 years of racing the 800m, I graduated Boston College with no plans of ever taking another competitive step. I had met or surpassed all of my goals. I left on a high note, having enjoyed the last 2 years of training and racing, but I never thought that continuing my track career was a real option and the idea of “running for fun” seemed strange to me.

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    Zach Parris: The Life of a Campus Pastor/Runner - October 18, 2012

    Zach Parris: The Life of a Campus Pastor/Runner

    Called to Boulder, to my dream job, I also stumbled into a dream of a running community and group. I didn’t run in college. I ran for two years in high school before a glorious career kicking for the football team in my small, southern town called me off the track. Making my way through seminary, I started to dabble in running, seeking to make it a regular part of a healthier life.

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    Ellie Keyser: Transitioning to Post-Collegiate Athletics - September 5, 2012

    Ellie Keyser: Transitioning to Post-Collegiate Athletics

    In the fall of 2006, Bryan Berryhill, who was the head Cross Country coach at Colorado State University, sat in my living room and offered me a spot in CSU’s athletic program. The only thing that stopped me from committing to the offer on the spot was advice from my high school coach to “make him sweat a little.” Knowing Berryhill, he did just that, replaying the visit over in his head trying to decide if he did the right things, said the right things, until my call came a few days later letting him know that my future was in his hands.

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    Mary Miller, Triathlete turned Runner - June 10, 2012

    Mary Miller, Triathlete turned Runner

    In 2006, I took a leap of faith and I left my high powered job in an advertising agency in Boston and moved to Boulder CO to try and become a full-time professional triathlete.

    I had hopes and dreams of becoming one of America’s best triathletes and over the next 6 years, my life was forever changed with not only the rigors and demands of the sport but also with being able to train and race all over the world.

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