Articles written by: Audra Rundle

7 Children’s Books About Running
Outdoor Advocacy

7 Children’s Books About Running

When my husband and I decided to travel down the path of parenthood, one of the first missions of impending motherhood I set out on was to find a children’s book about running. It’s not that I wanted to push running on my future child, but I wanted a fun […]

Married to Your Running Partner
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Married to Your Running Partner

My running partners had always been females. I had nothing specific against running with boys; I just couldn’t keep up with any of my guy friends in high school – and then they couldn’t keep up with me after college. I always thought it sounded dreamy to have a boyfriend […]

Pregnancy: My Running Motivation
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Pregnancy: My Running Motivation

Having been a runner for nearly 17 years, I’ve experienced a few cycles of motivation and slacking, but never am I as motivated to run as when I’m pregnant. During my first pregnancy it started as a ‘the grass is always greener on the other side’ sort of motivation. I […]

10 Ways to Make Backyard Camping Fun
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10 Ways to Make Backyard Camping Fun

I used to always consider backyard camping a complete joke. Then, I found myself with no other choice if I still wanted to try and squeeze in some sort of camping despite too many binding weekend social engagements, a 20-month-old, and all the aches, pains, and other nuances that come […]

5 Ways your Child Can Share in Your Running (If they Don’t Want to be a Runner)
Outdoor Advocacy

5 Ways your Child Can Share in Your Running (If they Don’t Want to be a Runner)

One of the greatest perks of being a parent is that you are your child’s first hero. There is no feeling like what you experience when your child looks at you admiringly and proudly announces that they want to be like you when they grow up. For a precious few […]

Five Free Outdoor Adventures to do With a Child
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Five Free Outdoor Adventures to do With a Child

There are a million reasons to encourage kids to play outdoors, but the bottom line of them all is that it’s natural. We’re made to be active beings, and we thrive by exercising our minds and bodies daily. No one does this better than kids, but even they sometimes need […]

Running: It’s A Girl Thing
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Running: It’s A Girl Thing

Being a female runner is awesome. Unlike male runners, who are rarely noticed unless they are leading the pack, female runners tend to get noticed a lot…for various reasons. So, okay, I guess it can be awesome being a female runner – but others may say it sucks for the […]

Running on the Cheap
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Running on the Cheap

Whenever big changes happen, I turn to running and am always grateful that a lack of money can’t take it away from me. I am reminded of this yet again as my husband and I pull our purse strings tighter in anticipation of life changes – some expected, some not. […]

How To Get Your Boyfriend To Like Camping
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How To Get Your Boyfriend To Like Camping

There’s a stereotype out there that I want to set straight. Girls have had a reputation for being poor camping companions for quite some time. You know the laundry list of complaints: their hair will get greasy; bug bites are unattractive; bugs are gross; camping food is fattening; the ground […]