Running Journeys

November 26, 2018 | Adina Crawford

Staying in the Game of Fitness

There are alarming rates all over the internet as it relates to African American Women and the health matters associated with our race. Just recently I read an article (DHHS) and they talked about why four out of five black women are overweight, obese, and/or lacking in physical fitness. While we know that Diet and […]

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July 25, 2018 | Adina Crawford

Fit and Fabulous while Striving for Progress not Perfection

Fitness is not only an experience but it is a journey that can take you to different levels of feeling comfortable to uncomfortable depending on the level of activity. No person should shy away from being fit as the rewards and benefits are amazing with muscle strength, increased mental capacity and clarity, cardiovascular just to name […]

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May 29, 2018 | Adina Crawford

Running on Perseverance and Stoutheartedness

There is dedication, motivation, inspiration and commitment in the things we love to do. Let’s face it, most of us are doing things to better ourselves whether health, fitness employment or just self care. As a runner nothing feels more rewarding than having these things in the forefront running in a community of numerous accountability […]

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April 3, 2018 | Adina Crawford

Running Against All Odds

I am overjoyed to talk about a featured athlete Ana. Ana started running with Black Girls Run back in 2012. Where she formed a sisterhood of friends and women who shared the same fitness journey and goals as she did. I am here to tell you first hand and witnessing her journey from the  beginning […]

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March 9, 2018 | Adina Crawford

Running on Faith and Promise

The inspiration continues. There are many reasons why women run or begin a journey into running. It could be as simple as one is stuck in a rut, in need of alone time,  peace, camaraderie, fellowship, just want to feel good about YOU! With all the day-to-day minutiae that affects us mentally, physically and emotionally […]

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February 12, 2018 | Adina Crawford

We Started from the Bottom and Now We are Here

As I mentioned in my previous blog the small segment of Upper Montgomery County there are some amazing fitness stories of amazing ladies keeping their fitness journey at the forefront. Black Girls Run has groups all over the United States with one of the largest amount of runners in the DMV area which consists of […]

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January 30, 2018 | Adina Crawford

Here is Juanita Farmer’s Running Journey

Montgomery County Maryland has a population of 1.04 million residents. Within that population there is a small segment of the county where a group of ladies gather to hit the pavement to combat the health disparities i.e. diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and several others associated with our race.  I am here to share with you […]

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