Charmaine Donaldson is a woman of many talents: originally trained as a vet, she wrangles a veritable menagerie, makes dance, skating and gymnastics costumes, bakes astonishing cakes, has raised three grown sons, has a cheeky sense of humor, and runs, of course. But it’s her activewear business, Run Amok, that’s been her focus for the past two years.
The Queensland, Australia sport costume designer made herself a few pairs of running tights, people started asking where she got them, and ta-da! Run Amok was born. Since then, Run Amok has built a modest online presence on its website and Instagram and been picked up by the Intraining running stores in Brisbane.
In this interview, Charmaine tells us how running helped her smile through some difficult life challenges and gain the confidence to do big scary things, and how she hopes a pair of bright, bold high-performance tights can help other runners do the same. Read more >>