Category: T9 Behind the Scenes

Nine Things We Learned from the T9 Mermaid Run East Bay

Whether it was the plethora of mermaid costumes, the badass mother runner signs, or the victory shouts at the finish line, we learned one thing for sure at the T9 Mermaid Run East Bay, in Fremont, CA — it was a tsunami of FUN!

Half marathoners found their sea legs (or is that land legs) on the course while 10K runners chanted our traditional siren song at the starting line. Kids put on their game faces at the Mermaid Dash while grown-ups got silly playing our favorite T9 sport: Bra Pong (yes, it’s a thing. See below). Whatever floats your boat, we had it going on.

And while many of us T9ers have been to multiple Mermaid races, still, every race brings something unique. Here are nine things we learned from hanging out with T9 Mermaid athletes:

1. Playing dress up can and should go beyond childhood.

Mermaids on point

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Title Nine vs. Mother Nature

Behind the ScenesNeither desert winds, nor tropical rainstorms, nor mudslides could stop us from getting that perfect shot on our summer photoshoots. Mother Nature’s got nothin’ on Title Nine “models” and photographers. (more…)

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The Title Nine Olympics

T9 Olympics

At Title Nine we believe that sports and fitness can be fun and transformational. Our HR manager leads Tabata classes in the company gym, the distribution center trains for 5K’s together, our stores host running clubs and hiking groups. And once a year, we all come together for a day of teamwork, athletics, and a lot of silliness at the Title Nine Olympics. (more…)

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Girls’ Weekend: Redefined

Ragnar Relay

When our fellow T9er asked if we wanted to spend the weekend running trails through all hours of the night, camping in a dusty field without shower access, and pushing ourselves harder than we thought possible, we didn’t think twice. Running an overnight trail race in the mountains? That’s our kind of girls’ weekend!

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