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Articles by Alexi Pappas

Alexi Pappas is an avid tweeter and her thoughts can be found @alexipappas. She graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College before running off to compete in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene. Alexi then joined the Ducks as a University of Oregon fifth-year student, helping lead the team to two NCAA championships in 2012 and 2013. She currently runs professionally for the Nike Oregon Track Club Elite with her eyes on 2016. She is also proudly fueled by: EnduroPacks, Wild Friends Nut Butters, BeetBoost, Long's Meat Market, Newman's Fish Company, Great Harvest Bread (Eugene), Cafe Mam Coffee, Runa, and the OG Corner Market. Alexi is also a writer, filmmaker, and actress. She co-wrote the script for the award-winning feature film Tall as the Baobab Tree, and is currently in post-production on her second film, Tracktown. Alexi also writes a monthly column for TrackTown USA about her training and life as a professional runner. She is also sponsored by The Mammoth Lakes Crib.

  • This Poem Reminds Us To Never Dismiss Past Goals

    By Alexi Pappas

    Professional runner Alexi Pappas penned a poem about the goal setting process and what they reveal to us about ourselves.

  • A Poetic Ode To Our Rockin’ Bodies

    By Alexi Pappas

    Elite runner Alexi Pappas takes a moment to reflect on the grace and beauty of the runner's body and how it moves in her latest poem.

  • A Poem About Returning To Familiar Running Routes

    By Alexi Pappas

    Alexi Pappas penned some prose inspired by a recent return to the mountains to run with her idols Desi Linden and Deena Kastor.

  • Is This Poem About Racing Or Prepping?

    By Alexi Pappas

    Her beautiful words slay us every time.

  • A Poem About Leaving A Mark On The Trail

    By Alexi Pappas

    Alexi Pappas penned a poem about the mark that is left behind when we set foot on the trails that we have come to know so well.

  • Alexi Pappas Writes Poem On Competition

    By Alexi Pappas

    Love this poem!

  • A Poem About Post-Rio New Beginnings

    By Alexi Pappas

    Alexi Pappas had quite the year, and now she pens a poem about looking back on past accomplishments and moving slowly toward new beginnings.

  • A Poem About The Out And Back Run

    By Alexi Pappas

    Alexi Pappas pens a short poem that makes all of us realize that out and back runs are a larger accomplishment than we realize.

  • A Poem About Forgetting Your First Run

    By Alexi Pappas

    This poem is all of us.

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