The Running Wild Blog

Meet our February Athlete of the Month- Alissa Ramsay

Alissa Ramsay began her running journey shortly after moving to Pensacola in 2015. In an effort to connect with people she joined our My First 5k program and never stopped. […]

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Why You SHOULD Set New Year’s Resolution(s)…

res·o·lu·tion: noun | a firm decision to do or not to do something. Synonyms: intention, resolve, plan, intent… etc. New Year’s Resolutions get a bad rap. Why? Do they seem […]

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Meet Our January Athlete of the Month- Suzy Bajjaly

Suzy, a senior at Pace High School started training with Running Wild’s My First 5k program in July, 2016. Since then she has crossed the finish line to TWO 5k […]

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The Simplest Gift Guide EVER.

Find our Holiday Store Hours, here Here’s an easy peasy list of gifts that will give much more than Christmas morning happys… health and vitality: For those wanting to start […]

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Meet our December Athlete of the Month- Derek Olford

Derek Olford has gone from nearly 400lbs to marathoner in two and a half years. After a car accident, he had to turn to cardio for working out and the […]

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The Pensacola Marathon & Half-Marathon through “first timer’s” eyes…

November 13th was a big day for our Running Wild family. Of the 44 participants in our marathon training program, 10 placed in their age groups, one placed 3rd OVERALL […]

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Meet our November Athlete of the Month- Walter Beckman

Walter was born in Pensacola, FL but spent most of his life in Dothan, AL. He is the son of Guy, a retired mechanic and Randy, a surgical nurse at […]

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How To Dress for the South Eastern Kinda Cold

From May through September there is no easy guessing our run apparel in the South East. Rule of thumb: Less is best. Men- shorts with MAYBE a singlet. Ladies- shorts, […]

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Meet Our October Athlete of the Month- Sara Mandel

Sara began her running journey with our My First 5k training program in December of 2015. Since then she has lost 50 lbs and now has her sights set on […]

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A Letter to the Support Team:

Dear Support Team (this could be spouse, significant other, team mate, best friend, coach….that person or persons that the runner falls back on to achieve their goals),   You have […]

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