The Best Handheld Water Bottles

Nathan SpeedDraw Plus Insulated 18 oz- $35 The perfect size bottle for all of your running needs. The SpeedDraw Plus Insulated is an 18-ounce double-walled bottle...

5 Things Successful Runners Never Do

I know who you are. You are the type of runner who wants to be better, stronger, more motivated. Yet, you’re stuck. Maybe all...

HOW TO AVOID CAMEL TOE WHILE RUNNING

Let’s address the camel in the room. Whether we want to admit it or not, we’ve all had it. It sneaks up on us when...

Recommended Products For Plan-Based Athletes: Fuel And Hydration

Fueling and hydration are two crucial workout components for athletes. If either one is overlooked, you’re going to suffer. There are many options out...

WATCH: Finding Strong, A Journey To Uncover The Transformative Power Of...

Today, National Running Day, marks the online release of “Finding Strong, A Journey To Uncover The Transformative Power Of Running“. You can view the...

5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW WHEN RUNNING A RACE ABROAD

Last week, I had the absolute pleasure of running the Standard Charter Bangkok International Marathon. The race was different from every other race I’ve...

WOMAN CHEATS HER WAY TO ST. LOUIS MARATHON TITLE — LOSES...

The Go! St Louis Marathon is experiencing an unexpected wave of attention after being forced to disqualify their 2015 Women’s titleholder, upon discovering that...

My pace is my business

I am one of the runners that you don’t typically hear about. I don’t win races or place in age groups. I sometimes finish the...

IS THE RUN/WALD METHOD BETTER FOR YOUR HEALTH?

We’ve all heard it before, many of us have even said it ourselves. “I want to finish without walking.” But when it comes to...

TAKING A STAND IN THIS “TAKE A SEAT” CULTURE

It’s no secret that sitting for long periods of time is super awful for our hip flexors and overall health. So let’s get on up...

10 RACE ETIQUETTE TIPS EVERY RUNNER SHOULD FALLOW

Have you ever been at a race and thought “I can’t believe that person just did that!!!” It’s not uncommon to have your foot...

7 TYPICAL COUPLES YOU SEE AT RACES

Although you may or may not have a significant other who runs with you, there are indeed plenty of couples out there who run...

RUNNERS HAVE BEAUTIFUL FEAT… NO ONE SAID EVER

When I began seriously running a few years ago, I was amazed at all the cool things that came with being a runner. New...

HOW TO BREAK UP WITH RUNNING SO THAT YOU FALL IN...

"What the hell was I thinking?” “Why do I keep doing this?” “What possessed me to sign up for this race?” These questions have entered my mind...

8 REASONS YOU SHOULD NEVER DATE A RUNNER

1. With runners, disgusting habits are commonplace. While it is true that during the dating period, we try hard to hide our gross tendencies, this...

Running The Jerusalem Marathon

When I let family, friends and coworkers know I was flying to Israel for the Jerusalem Marathon, I had first to explain that, yes,...

10 BENEFITS OF RUNNING

If you are a runner, you know that running has changed your life. It’s not just an activity or exercise, it’s a way of...

RUNNERS AT SXSW! LISTEN UP! CHECK OUT THESE GREAT RUNS

At SXSW in Austin, Texas, runners looking to get a workout in before their jam-packed day of panels and parties had several options. Here’s a look...

RUNNING FUNDAMENTALS: PROPER BREATHING

One thing that most runners don’t give much thought is their breathing. It comes fairly naturally to many runners, and it doesn’t require a ton...

When Having Your Cake And Eating It Too, Is Encouraged

If the thought of post-race water and a banana doesn’t sound sweet enough for you, set your sights on a race that offers something a little...

6 TIPS FOR RUNNING IN THE FALL

Fall is upon us, which means cooler temps and lots of leaves to crunch under our running shoes. It also means some pretty awesome...
Expectation vs. Reality: 5 Ways I Thought Running My First Marathon Would Be Different

Expectation vs. Reality: 5 Ways I Thought Running My First Marathon...

Expectation vs. Reality: 5 Ways I Thought Running My First Marathon Would Be Different Beth Risdon June 1, 2015 My entire life I had never been a...

IN NEED OF SPEED? TRY THIS WORKOUT!

If you want to run faster, you need to run faster. It’s really just that simple. However, I recently discovered that if you add...

5 REASONS WHY RUNNERS NEED YOGA (#5 IS SURPRISING!)

If you’re a runner, you’ve likely been told that you should practice yoga. If you’re like most runners that I know, you’ve probably quickly...

TRY YOGA — DOGGIE STYLE!

If you have a dog and practice yoga at home, you may be regularly interrupted by a lick on the face or other shenanigans from your pet. (Anything...

SOCIALLY UNACCEPTABLE THINGS RUNNERS DO

I was walking my dog with my neighbor the other day post-run, when she looked at my leg and screeched, “What happened?!” I glanced...

THE 15-MINUTE RULE

I am one of the most intrinsically motivated people I know when it comes to running. I absolutely love to run, and rare is...

11 REASONS WE DON’T CARE THAT YOU HATE OUR RACE STICKERS

These days, there have been a lot of haters with regard to those innocent black and white oval race stickers runners put on their cars. It’s...

WHY EVERYTHING IN FRIENDS CAN BE RELATED TO RUNNING

Because the greatest show in the world might as well be about the greatest sport in the world. Right? When your running friend tells you...

10 BEST POST-RUN SNACKS TO REFUEL

You’ve finished your long run or crossed the finish line of a long race — what should you grab to eat so you can...