Team ONE Spirit at the Colfax Marathon Relay

Four Values, One Spirit

Courage * Respect * Generosity * Wisdom

20 Athletes, 3 Teams Lakota Youth * Lakota Winyans * Lakota Oyate

With your help Team ONE Spirit was able to proudly represent their people and become role models for Lakota youth. They are an inspiration to us all.

 

“When they ask why I run, I tell them I run for you.” Alex Wilson

"It's important to have dreams, but you have to take action to turn those dreams into reality." Amanda Carlow

"I hope we inspire people to run and rise up above their struggles, the poverty, the crime, drugs and alcohol. In the end, they ain't weights holding us down, they're challenges ready to be conquered." Kelsey Good Lance

"Running has been my strength in the hardest times of my life. Running has allowed me to believe in myself and to prove that with dedication and commitment that anything is possible." Chantal Nez

“I want to run to show my peers and young kids, that they can do it too, and be healthy and run for a purpose.” James Pine
Throughout my years, I realized that running is a universal activity that can help people. It helps with the emotional, physical, mental and spiritual aspects of life and that by having all four virtues in balance, one can certainly cope better with life’s challenges and with their personal surroundings.”
Cory Black Feather

“Sports have always played a major role in my life. I enjoy running daily with Annie, my 3 year old chocolate lab and our new puppy, Rudy.” Erin Bresette

“I was born and raised on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. I have been serving in the military for 8 years and am currently stationed in Colorado. I reached out to ONE Spirit in hopes to help and to be an inspiration for the younger generation.” Ashley Yellow Cloud-Robinson

“Every morning I get up and run the hour I am able to around the college in hopes that the youth and whoever else can grasp that as a positive outlet instead of tuning to the depressing situations that at times plague our people.” Warren Blue Bird

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