Geovanni Velazquez: Connecting More Deeply Through Running

By Beau Seegmiller Geovanni Velazquez’s infectious smile and warm handshake is a hallmark feature at the BAR Sunday morning trail run each week. He and his wife Brita joined the BAR shortly after moving to the Treasure Valley a little over a year ago and have made deep connections to those that they run withContinue reading “Geovanni Velazquez: Connecting More Deeply Through Running”

Tina Beans: Running for Connection

By Tina Beans I am Tina, current BAR treasurer and unlikely hobby runner. As a slow-pace, short-distance, non-racing athlete, I provide more in the way of diversity (and mad check-writing skills) than running experience to the leadership team. But despite approaching the sport a bit differently from most people I meet, I love being partContinue reading “Tina Beans: Running for Connection”

Maria Perez: Building Resilience and Fighting Away the Nightmares with Running

By Maria Perez I was not always a runner. In fact, growing up I struggled with a lack of confidence, and commitment to ever stay in one sport or activity. Name a sport and I’ve probably tried it. When things got tough, I got going! That was until, running happened. I started running eight yearsContinue reading “Maria Perez: Building Resilience and Fighting Away the Nightmares with Running”