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Women Runners Tell their Stories


Are you a lifelong runner? A mid-life novice? Are you a racer and medal-winner or a clear-your-head and mediator? Whatever running means to you, however fast or slow, "serious" or "casual", whether running is your obsession, your prayer, your escape, your promise to yourself or just the most fun you've had in forever, we want to hear from you!

And I Ran, a new project celebrating women runners, is seeking contributions!

Send 500-800 vivid words about your running journey to sheila dot squillante at gmail dot com. Please include a bio of 50 words or less and a photo for inclusion.


Sheila Squillante is a writer (and Literary Mama contributor), a teacher, mother and runner living in central Pennsylvania. She blogs about writing and food at



The Literary Mama Blog Editor searches for mama-centric news you can use — including information about publishing opportunities and literacy efforts; essays and writing prompts that motivate and inspire; and announcements about events, classes, and workshops. The current blog editor is Rudri Patel; read her bio here.

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