RUNNOVATION LAB: DATE YOU DIDN’T KNOW YOU NEEDED TO KNOW

Philip Miller, of Dallas, Texas, never felt quite satisfied with his runner tracking. He tried it all. MapMyRun, Strava, RunKeeper – but still, he...

HOW TO GET YOUR KIDS TO LOVE RUNNING

When I was a young kid, running was fun if I didn’t really think about it. Running around the playground, running to catch up...

Don’t Let That Bad Run Disappoint You – RunHaven

Over the weekend, I headed out for a run. It was a bright and sunny day – one of those days that’s begging for...

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU

The idea of a New Year’s resolution has always scared me. How could I possibly stick to one specific goal for 365 days without...

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 WE DONATE OUR RACE MEDALS

One of my favorite quotes is from Kathrine Switzer: “If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon.” If you...

Transgender Runner ‘Terrified’ By Harassment After Transition

As a transgender runner, I spend a lot of time talking and writing about how running is different now versus before I transitioned. Mostly,...

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...

18 WAYS TO ARCHIEVE YOUR RUNNING GOALS

It’s cold outside, the days remain dark, and your nice warm blanket is constantly calling your name. But you need to run. If you...

THE GOLDEN ULTRA: SERIOUS TRAINING FOR STUNNING VIEWS

It isn’t easy to pull off a flawless first-year event. But the aptly-named Golden Ultra, held in Golden, British Columbia, on September 18-20, was, indeed,...

RUNNING A RACE YOU’RE NOT READY FOR

When race day approaches, there are hundreds of things that can go wrong. Competing in an event that you’re not ready to run, is never...

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...

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...
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...

10 THINGS NOT TO SAY TO AN INJURED RUNNER

Injuries and runners. The two go together like peanut butter and jelly. While it’s nice to think you will never get injured as a runner,...

MAN COLLAPSES AND DIES DURING RAGNAR RELAY

Tyler Rasch, 46, of Park City, Utah, collapsed while running the RAGNAR relay in Paradise, Utah, The Cache County Sheriff’s Office said. Rasch was six...

LOSE THE LOGO: ATHLETES COLLECTIVE IS THE WORD’S FIRST UN-BRANDED SPORTSWEAR...

Written by Jonathan Beyoghlow “To brand or not to brand?” tis the question William Shakespeare asked himself some 500 years ago (well, not really). That is the question...

6 Questions Female Runners Have for Male Runners

Beyond just penises, vaginas, menstrual cycles and sperm, there are many differences between men and women. These dissimilarities make us curious. Just as the male runner...

HOW LONG SHOULD YOU KEEP RUNNING CLOTHES?

Most runners are aware of the “rules” to replacing running shoes after a certain mileage, but what about our other (perhaps smellier) running clothing? Sure...

RUNNING HANGOVER: RIPS AND STRATEGIES

Certainly it is not ideal to drink nine shots of Jagermeister and/or a couple of bottles of wine in one sitting, but we are...

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...

WHAT DOES THE APPLE WATCH MEAN FOR RUNNERS? A LOT.

Apple CEO Tim Cook spent a good chunk of the highly anticipated Apple Live event talking about something unusual for the tech giant: running.  From...

REASONS TO DATE A GIRLS WHO RUNS

If you’re stuck in a dating rut, you should try going out with a girl who runs. Besides the purely physical (fit bods), there...

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...

5 WAYS TO MAKE TREADMILL RUNNING EASIER

I have a confession to make…. I have a sincere LOVE-HATE relationship with the treadmill. I LOVE having the option to run on it when time is cramped or...

COACHES WEIGH IN: SHOULD YOU DO A RUNNING STREAK?

Thinking about starting a running streak? “Why?” is what Atlanta-based running coach Carl Leivers would ask. It’s not that doing a running streak is a bad thing. Leivers ran every...

5 REASONS WHY YOUR RUN MIGHT HAVE SUCKED

Not all runs are created equal. You could have gone out yesterday for six miles and felt like a stud – strong, swift and...

7 INSTANCES WHEN RUNNING JUST ISN’T RIGHT

Determination and perseverance are admirable qualities found in athletes. Qualities like these are what most of us draw upon when we talk ourselves into...

STOP “JUST”-IFYING YOUR RACES

Are you a “just”-ifier? Do you put the word “just” in front of your race if you haven’t registered for the longest distance at an...

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...