Health & Fitness

11 Races I Want To Try Before I am Done

I knew it would be hard to top April’s Boston Marathon but there is plenty more to do and plenty of years to accomplish it. It’s a race “bucket list”. They range from swims and triathlons to destination running races and 24-hour relay races. And, the best part, I have 10 right now on my list but with all these amazing new races popping up every year, the list is really endless.

Don’t Let Summer Fun Pass You By: 5 Simple Ways to Enjoy My Favorite Season Right Now!

Don’t let the summer slip away before you’ve gotten a chance to enjoy it! No one needs more stress in their lives, especially in the summer time, so here are 5 simple ways to enjoy the summer before it’s gone.

Let’s Get Running! Here are 8 of My Favorite US Races

8 of My Favorite Races to Run Around the U.S. by Summer Sanders | Posted 1 week ago I’ve been running for 22 years. I truly love it. The entire experience … the scenery, the community, the sweat … brings me back for more. And although nothing can compare to competing in the Olympic Games, […]

Wanna Be a Futbol Pro? Here are 6 Tips from Brandi Chastain!

Here’s how you can be a futbol fan from a woman who knows World Cup first hand, two-time World Cup and Olympic Champion Brandi Chastain.

Giving Back

Giving back is an act close to my heart. Sometimes it’s taught but often times it’s learned. I was fortunate to grow up in a giving family, although I’m not sure the idea of “fundraisers” was very big back in the 70s. As I matured, I realized just how blessed I was and knew I needed to return […]

10 Tips to Training for a Marathon

Training for a marathon is almost always an imperfect process. This time around, I expect Boston to be an interesting 26.2 for me with my emotions, my love for the sport, and my appreciation for the supporters along the route running high. So being prepared mentally and physically is even more important. I trained for […]

Why I Decided to Run the Boston Marathon Again

April 23, 2013, running for Boston I decided to run the 2014 Boston Marathon about two weeks after the events of April 15th last year. Boston 2013 was supposed to be my last marathon until my next milestone. My goal was to qualify for Boston and run it in my 40th year, checking a big […]

5 Reasons Female Athletes are Good Business Hires

E&Y “Playing to Win” Panel The notion that female athletes are good business hires was reinforced recently when I spent the morning with an amazing group of women for the Ernst & Young Thought Center Webcast: Playing to Win. The group consisted of leaders and businesswomen that ranged from entrepreneur to philanthropist, and financial powerhouse […]