Running Between The Lines

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

My name is Rachel Schilkowsky (née Sorna) and I am a darer of mighty things. 

Latest Race Result

6/22 - 2017 USATF Outdoor Championships -

3000m SC - 10:04 18th

Next Race

7/6 - MRC Summer Track Series 3kSC - Manchester, CT

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    Topo Athletic Road Shoes: What, When, and Why

    According to a recent survey conducted by the Huffington Post, women over the age of 18 own 20 pairs of shoes on average. If they're considering only regular, non-athletic shoes, this statistic is way off base for me; I typically cycle between no more than three pairs of 'regular' shoes throughout the entire year: my flats, my flip-flops, and my boots. However, if we're throwing athletic shoes into the mix, 20 pairs sounds about right, if not a bit low.Visitors to my apartment often marvel at the number of running shoes we have piled up beside the door. Upon seeing the…
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    Life Goals

    • Buy a house
    • Race a marathon
    • Compete on Team USA
    • Hike the entire Appalachian Trail
    • Qualify for the Olympic Trials
    • Break 60 in the 400
    • Write a book about women's distance running
    • Walk the trail to Mordor
    • Crochet a sweater
    • Break 19:00 minutes at Bowdoin Park
    • Open up a Bed & Breakfast