Until she saw others running who looked like herself, April Anderson never imagined that Black women might be running just for the sake of running. She was very happy to be wrong.
Running communities are a cornerstone of what makes many people love running. Learn how one runner found the group of friends she’d been searching in a new city for after giving running a try.
RUNGRL co-founder and CEO Ashlee Lawson shares how running inadvertently made her an activist, and why it only takes one passionate decision to ignite change where you wish to see it.
The Fall RUNGRL Tour has just wrapped, and our hearts are full of wonder and gratitude at all of the Black Girl Magic the ladies brought up and down the East Coast.
Many hugely important decisions (and decision makers) will be decided on November 6. More than ever, your vote as a Black woman is needed.
On October 14, RUNGRL hosted the latest installment of our run and brunch experience, Miles + Mimosas: Work and Wellness in D.C. to discuss the challenges of maintaining a balance of personal health and wellness as hard-working professionals.
RUNGRL is going on tour! Get the details.
RUNGRL co-founders Stephani Franklin and Jasmine Nesi ran their first international race together at the 2018 Berlin Marathon. Read what they loved and what they learned from their experience.
RUNGRL gets personal with celebrity hairstylist Yene Damtew on managing a busy lifestyle, how to care for Black hair and the importance of making your health a priority.
On August 23, RUNGRL hosted Cocktails & Convos: The Root of the Issue at Taylor & York Salon in D.C., featuring a very candid chat about all things hair, fitness and wellness.
Natasha Hastings, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and World and U.S. National Champion, shares her insights on her running hair, her motivations and her “you look good, you feel good” philosophy.
On August 5, RUNGRL brought its signature run-and-brunch event series, Miles + Mimosas, back to D.C. Brunch was punctuated with a candid conversation about Black women’s often-complicated relationship between hair care and wellness.
Meet our expert panelists, who will join us at Essence Festival to discuss the biggest issues Black women face today with hair maintenance and staying active.
RUNGRL is hosting THREE fitness events as part of the Wellness & Spirituality programming at this year’s Essence Festival!
Marquita “Quita” Francique inspires, motivates and supports women across the running spectrum through her many running and fitness initiatives.
Dannielle McNeilly ‘aspires to inspire’ her fellow Black women and young girls to run as she makes her mark on the world of distance running. “If someone else can be motivated to do it because of me, that’s what matters.”
The official RUNGRL launch kicked off with our day-one supporters, local partners and friends.
“Running a marathon gave me a new appreciation for my body and its ability to keep going.”
RUNGRL co-founder Natalie shares the ups and downs of her first half marathon experience.
RUNGRL co-founder Na’Tasha shares the lessons she learned from her first half marathon, and how they made her next one that much better.