9 Miles with Andie Cozzarelli, Elite Runner and Raleigh Distance Project Co-Founder

Andie is an elite distance runner for the Raleigh Distance Project, InsideTracker, Athletes For Yoga, UCAN, and AltRed. Andie ran collegiately for NC State where she was a 2x10k All-American and HC-Kennet Female Athlete of the year award winner in 2012. She graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering and now works as a real-estate … Continue reading 9 Miles with Andie Cozzarelli, Elite Runner and Raleigh Distance Project Co-Founder

Community Essays: My Self Care Resolution

Submissions from the Lane 9 Project community, in response to our December writing prompt "My Self Care Resolution".  By Calesse Smith This year has been a year of saying  Yes to some things, and No to others. Sometimes, it seems easier to say yes to everyone and everything because to say no would be letting … Continue reading Community Essays: My Self Care Resolution

This is (my new) womanhood

Part 2 of Lane 9 Project co-founder, Heather Caplan's essay contribution for our August writing prompt, "This is womanhood".  “Tell your husband to go to bed and get some sleep. One of you should be rested,” she said. I was in labor, and apparently in labor, you get no rest. Instead, my instructions were to … Continue reading This is (my new) womanhood

Controlling the Demon

This is an anonymous post written by a Lane 9 Project contributor. Names have been changed to respect the privacy of family members. “I’m not Emily! I’m not Emily!” Brett screamed hysterically over and over again until I moved my backpack, my books, and physically removed myself from the room. Suddenly...everything had changed. Brett needed … Continue reading Controlling the Demon