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Lunatic Spotlight: Unbreakable

Life can change in a heartbeat — just ask Sarah Presley Dasaro. On the evening of September 6, 2012, the Pasadena Police Department Community Services Officer and avid runner was enjoying a relaxing evening with her boyfriend when an aneurysm — an abnormally dilated blood vessel — ruptured in her brain, causing internal bleeding that […]

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Lunatic Spotlight: Racking up the (s)miles

Abraham Lincoln once noted, “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” Lorelei Suehrstedt is clearly among the latter. The proud Trail Ambassador for the Cleveland (Ohio) MetroParks and happily married mother of two young adults (ages 14 and 21) exudes positive energy, so it’s no surprise she […]

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Lunatic Spotlight: A race of her own

RaceRaves member Evelyn Watkins refuses to slow down. When she’s not chasing her goal of completing a marathon in all 50 states (47 down, 3 to go!), Evelyn is a Certified Personal Trainer in Meridian, Mississippi, the Fitness Director at Naval Air Station Meridian and the Race Director for her hometown Magnolia Marathon & Half. […]

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Favorite Races of the 50 Staters

As “tireless” goes, the Energizer Bunny’s got nothing on Fran Libasci and Tom Brand. Since crossing their first marathon finish line in New York City at age 49 this duo from Summit, New Jersey has: Conquered 417 marathons and ultras between them Finished all 50 states twice, concluding their first nationwide tour in Missoula, Montana […]

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Alan Nawoj: Fastest across 7 continents

Catching up with Alan Nawoj: the RaceRaves interview Occupation: Software Engineer, Entrepreneur Hometown: Lexington, MA Website: Run7Continents Notable: Alan Nawoj’s RaceRaves profile features the cheetah as his kindred animal, and for good reason: in April he captured the Guinness World Record for fastest aggregate marathon time on all seven continents (21:55:02; average finish time 3:07:52). […]

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