FEATURED SHOE OF THE MONTH: SAUCONY RIDE 8

Saucony Ride 8 — $120 — Weight: 8.5 oz. A word from Adam, our shoe expert: This neutral, plush trainer was modified from the previous version...

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...

VIDEO: WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR SHOE IS DISCONTINUED!

If you’ve been running long enough, you have probably experienced the ultimate of First World Problems. Just when you find the perfect running shoe...

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...

GOING COMMANDO HAS NEVER FELT BETTER

The idea for the GoCommandos Patch started with a thirty-second conversation with founder Jo, and her life partner — who happens to be a designer and...

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...

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...

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 END IS IN SIGHT: 7 MARATHONS, 7 CONTINENTS

It’s been a hot and cold, hilly and flat, exhausting, jet-setting journey, but the runners who started their Triple 7 Quest to run seven marathons...

ON BECOMING A MORNING PERSON

I set out on a week challenge to become a morning person. And by definition, for me that meant using the time “before the world is...

WHY DOES TREADMILL RUNNING FEEL HARDER THAN OUTSIDE?

For some folks, running on the treadmill always feels easier than when they hit the road. And for some, it just feels the same....

WORST SMELLS ENCOUNTERED WHILE RUNNING

We have all been there. You are standing amongst hundreds of runners at the starting line of a race, waiting for the signal to...

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...

6 Ways To Recapture Your Running Motivation – RunHaven

On any given day, we all have reasons that we think we can’t run. It’s the usual nonsense: I don’t have the time! Running is hard! It...

20 THINGS EVERY RUNNER KNOWS TO BE TRUE

Runners are a clan. Even if we don’t know one another personally, we share many of the same experiences, thoughts and feelings as we run....

If These Shoes Could Talk!

I like to think that if my running shoes could talk they would say something like “you are so fast!” or “we make a...
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 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...

SMILE, YOU’RE DOING IT – ONE LAST THING TO REMEMBER

Written by: Scott – aka Ordinary Marathoner You’ve done everything from making checklists to double- and triple-checking your bags even after you packed them. You have everything...

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...

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...

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...

DEAR MOTHER NATURE, THANK YOU

Have you been searching for something to give you that feel good feeling you just haven’t been able to find lately? You’ve tried a...

DIVE IN! RUNNER’S SWIM WORKOUT

Many runners turn to the pool for cross-training workouts to strengthen their muscles or to supplement their high-impact workouts with something a little less strenuous. Even...

5 BRILLIANT BANANA HACKS THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

A runner who doesn’t eat bananas is about as rare as a nun in a bikini. You probably know that bananas are a main staple...

CAN ANYTHING MAKE NATHAN ATHLETE MICHAEL WARDIAN STOP?

Michael Wardian has checked more things off his bucket list than most people even dream of putting on their list in the first place. He...

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...

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...

WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR RUNNING? JOIN A RUN CLUB!

Running with a group can be one of the best ways to increase your motivation, get over a plateau, bash boredom, and help you...

28 Problems All Coffee Addicts Will Understand

Coffee beans are magical little buggers and the special brew brings great joy to the lives of a great many runners. In celebration of...