Flying high

I am thrilled and honored to announce that I’m part of the flock.

That’s right, I learned last week that I will be part of the 2013-14 Oiselle running team. And I couldn’t be more excited to be amongst this group of inspiring and amazing women.

Meri actually introduced me to the brand earlier this year when she surprised me with an Oiselle 50/50 tee. It was love at first wear. (Thanks again darling!)

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Oiselle is a Seattle-based running apparel company founded BY women and FOR women. The clothes are cute, comfy and fit wonderfully! (hello Winona tank and game day shorts, I am talking to you!)

When I started penning a wish list last spring, I came across Oiselle’s Voleé Team, a group of 150 women who run for the company. I looked to see who might be near me and met Jen, who lived around the corner from me until last month.

Jen’s talented, down-to-earth and an all-around amazing person. (Plus, she’s got the darn cutest 3-year-old on the planet! Hi Currie!) Like everyone I’ve met on the team, she’s also incredibly humble. (Jen’s on the elite team – Haute Voleé, which means “high flyer” in French.)

I love the brand and the women behind the brand. They are strong, inspiring, fierce, beautiful and incredible.

I am so honored to be calling Jen, my new(ish) friend Hollie and all of the other amazing women of Oiselle my teammates and sisters.

Plans are in the works to meet up with a few birds in the coming months. (Who else is running the New York City Marathon this fall? Rochester Marathon? Let me know!)

Thank you to the entire Oiselle team, for believing in me and welcoming me with open arms as one of 250 on the Oiselle Voleé team. I can’t wait for the day I race in my Oiselle singlet. Maybe I’ll be able to inspire others as the past team members have touched me.

Until then, Head Up, Wings Out.

Do you have any Oiselle apparel? What’s on your wish list? Tell us in the comments!

27 thoughts on “Flying high

  1. That’s my girl! So excited for you (and so glad that you like the t-shirt – picked it up at Haddonfield Running Co.). Love the Oiselle brand and Brooke’s right, they are very lucky to have you! xo

  2. I had no idea you lived so close to Jen. I actually went for a run from her house in Rochester. Ah-why couldn’t have met before I moved seriously. I’m really excited to be part of this and especially with such an inspirational group of women (like yourself!).

  3. I’m so so happy and excited for you (and all the other birds in the team)! I applied and didn’t make it, but that doesn’t mean I won’t keep flying and chasing my dreams
    As you already know I just put in an order with two pair of shorts (the Distance and Roga’s) and the Stellar Stripe Tank and I am ridiculously excited about it. Want time to FLY by so that I can take them out running!

    • Thanks so much Evelin! I really appreciate it- I can’t wait to see how you soar – great things are ahead for you for sure. 🙂

      I love what you picked – I plan to get a pair of rogas and the stellar stripe tank too. I just need another paycheck first (haha!) Can’t wait to hear what you think of them! Muah!

  4. SO AMAZING!!!!!! Still smiling from ear to ear, right? Great post. It’s such an honor to run for them. Can’t wait to hopefully meet up for NYC Marathon!

    • I am absolutely smiling ear to ear! And Twitter verified my account yesterday too. 🙂 I am REAL! haha. I would LOVE to meet up at NYC- I know another new bird running too. Maybe we can all gather? 🙂 shoot me an email – vfreile AT hotmail DOT com

  5. this is sooooo amazing!!!! ahhhh i wanna join! looks like an awesome opportunity (and well deserved!), enjoy being part of a such a powerful group of women atheletes!

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