Seven years ago, Alyssa Anderson found herself at her local track, but she was not there to run that day. Instead, she decided to walk a lap around the track, as she waited for her husband to finish up his run. She couldn’t have known it at the time, but as she strolled around the […]
The ever evolving runner. I had to laugh the other day, as Guy and I ventured out on our home grown 50k. A few feet into our training run, my legs felt like lead, my pack oddly uncomfortable on my back and my reservoir tube tasted like fabric softener. Not a great start. The […]
For Anna Turner, running has always been a stress reliever, “I remember as a teenager I would go running when I was stressed. There was a trail where I would go to my favorite spot along a brook, and I would just have a quiet moment alone. As an adult I enjoy running as it […]
Every Runner Has a Story. What’s Yours?
Welcome to Blue Collar Runners official website! It doesn’t matter if you are just beginning your running journey or if you’ve been running for years, this is your place. Here we share stories from everyday people who love to run. Perhaps you are training for a marathon, or you’ve hit a personal milestone, let us know! Your story may inspire and guide others to find their love of running.
So where did it all begin? Guy and Krista live in the hills of Vermont with their two sons. Guy found his passion for running later in life, running his first marathon at age 35. Krista, having run in high school, reconnected to running after a serious horse accident. Through their love of running, they’ve made many connections with folks just like them. Blue Collar Runners is a place to rejoice in the everyday runners. Whether you love to run on dirt, pavement, treadmill, beaches or mountains. If you are a streak runner, mile runner, 100 mile runner or somewhere in between. Everyone has a story, what’s yours?