Mentor Profile: Jen

I know I’m not supposed to say I have favorites, but I’m going to do it anyway. Jen Blum is one of my favorite mentors. She and I, along with Gina, are the only ones who’ve been involved in the Half Marathon Training Programs at Fleet Feet Morrisville since the first one in the Spring of 2016. Jen is truly one of our most dedicated runners, concerned about all participants, wants the best for everyone, and is a leader amongst our mentors.   Continue reading

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Mentor Profile: Hugh

We have an amazing group of mentors at Fleet Feet Sports in our Half and Full Marathon training programs!  They help our participants run a steady pace during their Saturday long runs, and they pace them through speed workouts on Tuesday nights. They help them learn about fueling, gear, pacing, recovery, injury prevention, the mental aspect, and so much more.  I’m happy to showcase some of our mentors here in the blog throughout this season.  This first profile features Hugh, who has mentored for us for many seasons.  He trains out of the North Raleigh store.

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nuun hydration

You don’t capitalize it, it’s pronounced [noon], and it comes from the words “NUtrition UNcompromised.” And it’s awesome.

I’ve been drinking nuun products since I first learned about them at Fleet Feet during my first training program years ago.

I like their products so much that I became a nuunbassador three years ago, which gives me a platform to tell people about the product, share samples, and pass along friend and family discounts from time to time.

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