By Rod O’Donnell, Reprinted from 2019 - Numbers don’t lie. This month we will look at a variety of facts. The reader will find information that will form a pattern of where we are today and were yesterday in the world of sports. Some numbers will inspire, while others will depress, and many will reflect the direction in which our sport is going in terms of prominence.

The Fourth of July—also known as Independence Day or July 4th—has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution.

Happy June! - Generally June is BBQ season with meat-heavy grilling. But these days, many runners are eating less meat and a lot more plant-based diets. This article talks about how to build a better vegan sports diet.

SEOTR all started with one goal - to help foster a community of trail runners in Southeastern Ohio.

By Richard Ferguson PhD - I often hear runners talking about mental toughness and the need to become more mentally tough. Coaches often stress mental toughness and how their athletes need to become more mentally tough. However, very few people can actually define what mental toughness is and very few coaches can tell their athletes just how they can improve their mental toughness.