What to Expect: Your First Back on My Feet Run!

You’ve signed up and attended volunteer orientation, and now preparing to head out to your first Back on My Feet run. Congratulations! Here’s what you can expect to experience that first morning:   1. Hugs & High-Fives One of the first things you will notice as you approach your team is…hugging and high-fiving! We love to start […]

How to Prepare for your First Marathon

Congratulations, you’ve decided to run a marathon! Whether it’s a long dreamed-about goal or a spur-of-the-moment sign-up, you’ve made the daunting commitment of running a full 26.2 miles. It’s certainly a test of endurance, cardiovascular fitness, and mental determination. Now it is time to lace up your sneakers and prepare! Here are some tips for […]

13.1 Reasons to Run a Half Marathon

NYC Half Marathon

Whether you’re looking for a new running goal to crush or just getting into the sport, completing a half marathon is a great goal for both competitive and novice runners. In fact, Back on My Feet Alumni member Mike describes finishing his first Half Marathon as, “one of the greatest moments of my life”. So, why should you run 13.1?     1. […]

Story: Adam T.

In honor of Back on My Feet Baltimore’s 10th birthday, we are featuring 10 unique stories leading up to the big day. Today, we have the inspiring, sarcastic, and best teammate around: Adam T. Adam is a Helping Up Mission Graduate and a Back on My Feet Senior Member + Intern. He joined our team […]

Training Tips for Running Your First 5K

5k training

Running is a great way to get fit, healthy and set new goals for yourself.  As one Back on My Feet Alumni member puts it, “Running forces you to get comfortable with being uncomfortable.” Pushing through a tough run, no matter the length or intensity can give you confidence and a sense of accomplishment. If you’re a beginner […]

Story: Marybeth

In honor of Back on My Feet Baltimore’s 10th birthday, we are featuring 10 unique stories leading up to the big day. Today, we have our Program Director, Marybeth M.! Marybeth has been a part of the Back on My Feet family for 6 years now, starting as a volunteer in 2013 at Team Christopher […]

Story: Where are they now?

In honor of Back on My Feet Baltimore’s 10th birthday, we are featuring 10 unique stories leading up to the big day. Today, we have a very special Q&A with our past interns! These remarkable humans have led to the true success that we have today at our 10th year in Baltimore. Check out where […]

Story: Alice

In honor of Back on My Feet Baltimore’s 10th birthday, we are featuring 10 unique stories leading up to the big day. Today, we gave Alice Z – the Chair of our Young Professionals Board After finding out about Back on My Feet and joining our Sneaks Come Out at Night race in 2015 with […]

Story: Barry B.

In honor of Back on My Feet Baltimore’s 10th birthday, we are featuring 10 unique stories leading up to the big day. Today, we have a special story from Barry B. Barry is a pretty incredible partner, supporter, and indeed one of our first members and first alumni in our program. Barry has been with […]

Story: Ashley Kilpatrick

In honor of Back on My Feet Baltimore’s 10th birthday, we are featuring 10 unique stories leading up to the big day. Today, we have Ashley Kilpatrick – the Vice President of Development at Back on My Feet! Ashley began her journey with Back on My Feet as a volunteer, then as the Chapter Director […]