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"Take A Bet On Yourself!"

6 years ago, I decided to do something outside of my comfort zone, took some chances, and hoped for the best.

There were nerves of how things would be received, anxiety over not doing enough, and the constant fear of failure…not only for me personally, but for the purpose and mission I hoped would reshape the current state of the trail running and hiking communities.

Through this experience my mantra became “take a bet on yourself.” I realized that if I didn’t believe in myself and abilities, how could I ever create change or inspire others to believe in their capabilities to make change. 

I hope TS community members will embrace the mantra of “take a bet on yourself,” as it’s the most powerful belief one can have in her pursuit of life.

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Gina Lucrezi

Trail Sisters Founder

There’s Power Within a Mother’s Body

To a mom, her body can be unrecognizable after the daily, monthly and yearly tolls of motherhood. Yet, she can create life, be exactly the support that a child needs through the hardest moments and still show up for herself through it all. That’s the true power of a mother.

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In an effort to grow women’s opportunity and participation on the trails, Trail Sisters in partnership with The North Face has created the Childcare Grant. 20 grants of $400 offered for 2022!

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Lisa Wilder

There’s Power Within a Mother’s Body

To a mom, her body can be unrecognizable after the daily, monthly and yearly tolls of motherhood. Yet, she can create life, be exactly the support that a child needs through the hardest moments and still show up for herself through it all. That’s the true power of a mother.

Corinne Shalvoy

Mind Over Master

As this day and year have been approaching, I’ve been reflecting a lot on how I feel about being ‘middle aged’ and grappling a bit with the label that will unwillingly be thrust upon me – Masters Athlete.

Deserae Clarke

Injuries on the Trail

Running down the mountain my mind replayed points from my Wilderness First Aid class in my head. Within a few minutes we reached the other runners. I slowly approached, taking in the scene…

Morgan Woodhouse

My Journey to 26.2

I don’t know what made me sign up for the marathon. 5+ years of not feeling good, of not feeling strong or trusting of my body…

Heather Anderson

Mental Preparation for Long-Distance Backpacking

It’s commonly estimated that 75 to 85 percent of aspiring thru-hikers on the Triple Crown trails quit before reaching their goal. That’s a staggering number. So, what’s the difference between those who get to the opposite terminus and those who don’t?

Jennifer Strong McConachie

Is Recovery Missing From Your Training?

For longevity in sport and to prevent burnout all around, recovery is just as important, if not more so, for finding ways to keep going. I use body self-awareness to key into what my body and my health need in terms of rest, movement-based recovery, and mental space.

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