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Overcoming a Failing System

By Jessica Koke Last week I went for a run in a hotel gym. After I finished my run, I saw a scale and walked right past it. I sighed thinking about how far I’ve come in my eating disorder recovery.  Not too long ago, the scale owned me. Every day, three times a day, … Continue reading Overcoming a Failing System

 The epidemic in women’s distance running and what it did to me

by Emma Zimmerman Amelia Boone, multi-time obstacle course world champion has just left treatment and gone public about her twenty-year battle with an eating disorder. She has broken four bones in the last three years. In 2018, Hannah Fields, professional middle-distance runner for Brooks, took a three-month hiatus from training to receive treatment for her … Continue reading  The epidemic in women’s distance running and what it did to me

April Community Essay: Release

This month, as I recover from my latest race, I’m focusing on releasing myself from the comparison trap that's so easy to fall into. I'm ignoring the 21 miler I saw someone recovering from the same race post to Instagram today and the half marathon PR posted by someone else. Instead, I'm doing what’s best … Continue reading April Community Essay: Release