The Running Wild Blog - Athlete of the Month

Two For One! Meet our June Athlete’s of the Month: Mambwe + Christian!

Mambwe is originally from Zambia and Christian is from Germany. They met almost six years ago when Christian was assigned to the area as a helicopter pilot in the German […]

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April Athlete of the Month, Kathy Huey!

Kathy is married to Leland Huey and together they have three extraordinary adult children…Robert, Bradley & Katie. She was born and raised in Mobile but moved to the Eastern Shore […]

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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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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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Meet Our September Athlete of the Month- Eric Larson

Eric began running in elementary school and hasn’t stopped since! Elementary school run club led to High School state championships and then a collegiate running career at Florida Southern. You […]

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Why running 26.2 miles is a great idea…

The perks are endless and indescribable. Our runners do it for the… “accomplishment you feel every time you finish your training run. Especially when you didn’t feel like starting.“ “time […]

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Meet Our July Athlete of the Month- Jessica Cowart

 After graduating from the University of South Alabama, Jessica and her husband moved to her hometown, Loxley, AL. She was comfortably running solo a few days a week, until hearing […]

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Meet our June Athlete of the Month- Salina Hall

Originally from Hong Kong & Srilanka, Salina moved to the US and graduated from UWF. She has served in health care for 15 years as a cardiac sonographer and radio-logic […]

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Meet our May Athlete of the Month- Maureen Kruse

I met Maureen about a year ago at Running Wild. She was in our Double Bridge Run training and yet could not drive a car over a bridge by herself […]

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