Chris Lopez


The Rise Is Running The TMIRCE Trek

Fellow Risers, we’re joining our sister running club, TMIRCE, for a virtual race around New York. This great virtual race will help all of our Risers and TMIRCErs prepare for fall races and happens to be a great way for everyone to get to know each other and work as a team!  Over the course of 60…

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The Rise: Moving an Island – Free Fitness Outdoors

If you’re anything like me, you have been stumped trying to explain The Rise to a non-Riser. The easy answer, “we’re a group of friends who like to wake up early, workout outdoors, and drop sweat stains on the concrete. We are rain or shine, we get breakfast together and we hangout all the time”. If…

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#WhereDidYourWingsGo Challenge

How did you fare this February?! Did the ups and downs of the mercury confuse you? Sometimes feeling overly dressed, having to shed layers, then having to bundle back up an hour later? It was a weird season, but scientist prove wearing your Rise gear is the only way to feel properly dressed* *This statement is not…

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The Rise – Running For Charity

Many of us are runners, many of us are runners but don’t consider ourselves runners. To the latter, I say anyone who laces up their shoes and hits the road, regardless of speed or distance, is a runner! I would ask all of those “I’m a runner” and all of those “I’m not really a runner”…

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Special Evening Workout: Flash Rise Friday June Edition

Have you always wondered what a Rise workout was like? Have your friends ever wondered? Is 6:30AM too early to make it? What if you had the chance to join in on all the smiles and awesomeness at 6:30PM?! Well June 26th you have the chance to find out! Flash Rise Friday’s are back and will…

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