The Running Wild Blog - Athlete of the Month

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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Meet Our April Athlete of the Month- Trey Thornhill

Originally from Daphne, Alabama, Trey played on All-State high school & collegiate football teams!   However in 2015, he struggled running to his mailbox and made the change for his […]

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Meet Our March Athlete of the Month, Craig Henry

Originally from Destin, Florida, Craig ran cross country and track for the University of West Florida from 2003-2007. Now he’s a local, practicing Chiropractor, a part of the lead pack […]

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Meet our January Athlete of the Month- Kim Walden

“The cost of participating in the Running Wild training groups is a small price to pay for the benefits that I have received.”   Kim Walden has been a key […]

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Meet our October Athlete of the Month, Barbara White.

Running a marathon is the ultimate goal for just about every long distance runner, but there is a sub-culture within the marathon culture that one in each state….50 states!  And […]

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Meet the April 2015 Running Wild Athlete of the Month, Adam Principe

There are many goals that individuals set in the endurance community….from completing a 5k to qualifying and competing  for the World Championships at IronMan distance and Ultra races.  These goals […]

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