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Introducing Team “Running in the Bluff”

Introducing Team “Running in the Bluff”

On August 17th, 2012, Running in the Bluff hit the starting line of the Great River Ragnar Relay in Winona, MN. We ran along the Mississippi River toward the finish line in Minneapolis, winning the Homecoming award for Best Team Spirit along the way! Here’s a brief introduction to the team: Van 1 Runner 1) Rachel began her current love / hate relationship with running in the winter of 2010 when she started training for her first … Read entire article »

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Introducing Team “Long Distance Relay-tionship”

Introducing Team “Long Distance Relay-tionship”

On July 20, 2012, Long Distance Relay-tionship hit the starting line of the Northwest Passage Ragnar Relay in Blaine, WA, at the USA/Canadian border. We ran down the coast of Washington state toward the finish line in Langley on Whidbey Island, winning the personality award for Best Team Name – Nom de Plume, along the way! Here’s a brief introduction to the team: Van 1 Runner 1) Randy is a longtime runner logging over 35,000 miles. His … Read entire article »

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Introducing “The Lower Wacker Gang”

Introducing “The Lower Wacker Gang”

On June 8, The Lower Wacker Gang hit the starting line of the 2012 Chicago Ragnar Relay in Madison, WI. (Try to follow our Chicago mobster lingo…) With “Big Rods” and “Puff Boxes” in hand, we “beat it” all the way to Montrose Beach, “knocking off” our fellow competitors along the way. Here’s a brief introduction to the team: Van 1 Runner 1) Kathy (she’s the one on the right in the blue shirt) started running … Read entire article »

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Introducing “Running for the Halibut”

Introducing “Running for the Halibut”

On May 11, Team “Running for the Halibut” lined up at the starting line of the 2012 Cape Cod Ragnar Relay near Plymouth, MA. Mostly strangers at the start but friends at the finish, we battled zombies and pirates all the way to Provincetown. We WON BEST TEAM NAME and earned Ragnar batons! On Twitter we used the hashtag: #TheHalibut Here’s a brief introduction to the team: Van 1 Runner 1) Brian is a Ragnar newbie who … Read entire article »

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Introducing “Me So Thorny!”

Introducing “Me So Thorny!”

In February 2012, team Me So Thorny, ran from Wickenburg, AZ, through the desert and over a few hills, around the Phoenix metro area, before crossing the finish line of the Del Sol Ragnar Relay in Tempe, AZ. Strangers at the start but friends at the finish, this zany group could be seen wearing shirts and Bondi Bands with the cactus (not pickle) shown below. We also won Ragnar batons in the “Light up the … Read entire article »

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Reflections on Year 1

Reflections on Year 1

One year ago today, we officially “flipped the switch” on digitalrunning.com by publishing an article about running for beginners. Like any good project, The Digital Running Club has taken on a bit of a life of its own and has headed in some directions that I never imagined when I first came up with the idea of forming a virtual running club. Although we’ve been working hard on new additions to the website that will … Read entire article »

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Introducing “The Glade-iators”

Introducing “The Glade-iators”

In January 2012, our team, the Glade-iators, journeyed from Miami – over beautiful bridges – to Key West, FL, in the 2012 Florida Keys Ragnar Relay. The Glade-iators finished 20th out of 246 teams in our category (Mixed Open) with a time of 28:38. We made a video that is under 4 minutes about our experience that you can view and vote for here. (It’s the one that shows the orange Ragnar arches at the … Read entire article »

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