2004 Olympic Marathon Bronze medalist Deena Kastor had another career highlight yesterday when she broke the masters world record at the Philadelphia Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon. Her time of 1:09:36 beat Russia's Irina Permitina's 2008 record by 20 seconds. more
You have a voice. And so does Nicole. This is her Y. Her words. Her story.
One of my passions in life is working with youth, helping them to embrace diversity and discover their own potential. I get to follow this passion by leading the Minority Achievers’ Program (MAP) at my local Y. As a bilingual, bicultural Latina and first generation college graduate, I have a deep and personal connection to the MAP mission, serving students of color and immigrant youth. more
Studies and articles about how kids ruin your life have been all the rage lately, but the inverse is also true. Those little people can actually make your life more fulfilling and meaningful. more
Captain of Moonshots. Godmother of Wishes. These are just a few people you could be working with in the near future. If you believe rethinking your moniker on the job is pushing creativity to the max, then what do you think about these inventive titles? more
Tomorrow the 25th CVS Health Downtown 5-K host the USA National 5-K Championships.The race will be streamed live via WPRI and at 11.15 a.m. EST. more
A British research team researched the tapering strategies of elite long distance runners. Unsurprisingly, the strategies are about the same as what most coaches and other research have recommended for a few decades. more
This is an ongoing series as told by a group of young leaders who visited Uruguay to help make a difference at the Y and surrounding communities. This is Nate's trip. His words. His story.
This past summer, I was selected, along with ten other teens, to travel to Uruguay as a part of a leadership program with my YMCA camp, Camp Becket-Chimney Corners. more
At Saturday's NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile, Jenny Simpson won her third title in four years, the first woman to win the race three times. Jordan McNamara won in a photo finish over Garrett Heath. In the amateur races, celebrity Malcolm Gladwell ran 4:54. more
Adi is an avid blogger and podcaster. Discover how he created a podcast especially to echo the good work being done across the Y Movement. more
We're only 14 years in, but let's not let that hold us back from defining what it takes to be a great leader in the 21st Century. Some say you have to be bold, stand and deliver, and bring out the best in everyone. Others make the case that it's being an optimist, fun and jovial to be around, and able to liven up any situation when things are looking down. more