Category Archives: About PBRC

Butterfly Spotlight

Kelly Fant-Kelly Short Bio: I was born in Thomasville, North Carolina and moved to Greensboro when I was 10 years old.  After graduating from high school in 1990, I attended UNC-Charlotte, where I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree in English and … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Running

Hello Butterflies!! The cold weather is HERE which means it is time to figure out how to dress for our cold weather running.  This post will provide a few tips for getting your cold weather run routine together!  Pay attention … Continue reading

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Butterfly Spotlight

Rosalind Smith I’m a native “Charlottean” and the middle of 3 girls, raised in North Charlotte.  I attended the University of NC at Greensboro and graduated with a B.S. in Information Systems in 1987.  I’ve been employed with Wells Fargo … Continue reading

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A Butterfly Story

I Didn’t Think I Could Do It….WOW was I wrong!  Lynne Alford Mother, Customer Service Manager, Lover of all types of Music, RUNNER! One evening with friends, having dinner, enjoying the conversations, I mentioned I’d like to run a 5K … Continue reading

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If You Run,You are a Runner…

If You Run you are a runner, yep it’s just that simple.  When I was trying to get new ladies for our latest beginner class the most common responses I heard was “I can’t run, I can’t be a runner!” … Continue reading

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The Butterflies are Back!!

Every step, every mile…Together!!! Running is always better with a little support and motivation. The purpose of PBRC is to provide just that. For the woman with a desire to start running PBRC will provide an environment that encourages you … Continue reading

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Running for Better Health

Leslie is one of Purple Butterfly’s newest members she started with the latest beginner group in June of this year. When Leslie first began she could only run about 30 seconds at a time. One the first day she kept … Continue reading

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PBRC Volunteers

On May 8, 2010 PBRC Volunteered for the Girls on the Run 5k.   Girls on the Run is a non-profit organization for girls in the 3rd through 8th grade. The purpose of the group is to teach the girls … Continue reading

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My Body

I , like many women struggle with body image,  eating the right things and exercising on a regular basis. I have found that a change of mentality was essential to get me started and keep me going.  I think this … Continue reading

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Off to a Great Start!!

I have a strong desire to share my love of running and all the benefits it can provide.  I have been running off and on for about two and a half years but consistently for about seven months. In August … Continue reading

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