The Journey Begins
By Gerard Martinez There was a chill in the air Sunday morning on Santa Monica pier. The sun was just hinting over the horizon, casting a pale warm glow over the blue-grey waters of the Pacific coast. Lisa gathered her crew and friends who had shown up for her run into a tight huddle. The […]READ MORE >>
Building a House: A Philosophy on Training for Endurance Events
Building a House: A Philosophy on Training for Endurance Events By: Gerard Martinez and Lisa Smith-Batchen Training is like building a house. You start with a solid foundation, and you grow from there, one brick at a time. The foundation of the house is your heart and spirit, and each brick is a layer of […]READ MORE >>
Why Do You Run?
My name is Lisa Smith-Batchen. I am 55 years-old. I am married and have two beautiful adopted daughters. Endurance sports are my gift. Running is my passion. Helping others is my goal. Starting on April 24, 2016, I will run 3,100 miles across America and attempt to break the 36 year-old transcontinental speed record of 46 […]READ MORE >>