Why I Love the Bay Area

Erin Mink Garvey is a mostly stay-at-home mom to her 2.5 year-old daughter, an almost-vegan, and has run over 20 marathons. Running has profoundly changed Erin’s life, and she loves evangelizing the beauty of the sport to anyone within earshot or to anyone who reads her blog. Erin loves hearing about people’s experiences and life stories, so she would love to go for a run and chat sometime!

Staying Hella Motivated

Mona Liza “MO” Reyes Paranada is a San Jose native and the owner and founder of GO TEAM MO. She is a full-time personal trainer and runs several types of boot camps: for brides-to-be, new mommies wanting to get back into shape and for all other fitness levels, for both men & women. Mo is also holds the 2006 title of Miss Figure California with the NPC (National Physique Committee) Since retiring in 2008, her focus in getting her community excited about becoming “Mo’Better, Mo’Healthier and having Mo’Love” for themselves by staying active not just for an event, but for life.

Why Runners Love Challenge Medals

I started out running just for my own benefit. Today, I run for the lifestyle and for those who need the extra inspiration. Lets RUN!

Running Life at My Own Pace

Leilani Ortiz is a 28 years old from Half Moon Bay, California. Leilani runs for fun and so I can eat as much she wants. She also rocks a couple of beautiful running related tattoos.