Project Purple Runner Matt Randle

Matthew Randle opens our conversation by saying, “I love ultra marathons! I think I am addicted to them!” Matt is the Run Lead coordinator for Lifetime Fitness Center in Omaha, NE, so his love of long distance running makes perfect sense. What might surprise people is that Matt was actually born with a potentially deadly… Read more »

Coach Jane’s Tips for Beginners

Believe it or not, there was a time when I was not a runner. In fact, I hated running. I thought it was painful and not very much fun. I tried running on a couple of different occasions when I was in college and each time got discouraged and quit. I envied those who seemed… Read more »

Runner Agostino Buono

Agostino Buono describes some of the many special things he remembers about his father. “I remember his smile, and how walking downtown was impossible because he had so many friends and acquaintances who were stopping us every five minutes to say hello.  I remember his way of making jokes and being part of the fun…. Read more »

Project Purple Runner Julie Thielen

Julie Thielen will be running the Denver Rock ‘n’ roll half-marathon to honor her sister Dina, who was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer in the summer of 2012. Julie had first heard of Project Purple when she ran the Lincoln half-marathon in 2015. She saw that Project Purple had a large team for the race and… Read more »

Runner Nikki Boxler

The word “hunter” often conjures up an image of a burly man with facial hair in camouflage. But the face of hunting is beginning to change. At the forefront of that change is Under Armor Hunt athlete and model, Nikki Boxler. If Nikki has her way, she will help to inspire more girls and women… Read more »