TRAIL RUNNING SHOE GUIDE: NB HIERRO

NB Hierro – $115 – 11.4oz, 4mm drop. With its pillowy Fresh Foam midsole and an extra wide toe box, the Hierro handled like a Cadillac...

5 THINGS OF INJURY GRIEF

Ack. People are dropping like flies. Fallen soldiers. ‘Tis marathon season. As athletes are making their way through the final weeks of their race...

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...

6 DIFFERENT TYPES OF RUNNERS (PART 2)

If you haven’t read Part 1 of the Different Types of Runners, you can do so here. Don’t worry; I’ll wait for you. You back?...

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,...

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...

6 DREAMS ALL RUNNERS HAVE

Ever have a dream in which you’re running in slow motion? Legs feel like lead. Each step requires extreme effort. No matter how hard you try, it’s as...

HOW LACK OF SLEEP AFFECTS YOUR RUNNING

While it is no fun to be a statistic, you probably are one. If you sleep less than 7 hours per night, then you are part...

6 Tricks to Keeping Your Kid Happy on a Stroller Run

I have a confession: I’m a stroller running addict. I am going to mourn the day when my kids are too big for me to push them...

BEST PLACES TO RUN IN NEW YORK CITY

Bright Lights. Big City. New York City may be one of the biggest cities in the world, but it’s also an incredible place to...

The Boston Marathon: A toZ

Ashland: One of the eight Massachusetts towns making up the Boston Marathon route. The others are Hopkinton, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton, Brookline and Boston. Boston Athletic Association: Nonprofit that...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

26.2 Random Lessons I Learned From My First Marathon

When I crossed the finish line of my first marathon, I was completely overwhelmed. Overwhelmed with thanks for my family for being there with...

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...

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...

CAN LONG DISTANCE RUNNING HURT YOUR FERTILITY?

Eight years ago, I ran my very first half marathon. It was then that I caught the running bug. Running made me feel alive....

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...

26.2 SIGNS THAT YOU JUST RAN A MARATHON

Ah, the marathon aftermath. That wretched time when the lower half of your body is screaming “what did I just do?!”, while the upper...

8 RAUNCHY THINGS RUNNERS DO AND WHY

During a recent marathon, I was trying to distract myself in any way possible. When I wasn’t concentrating on my aches and pains, I...

Want Top PR? The Unexpected Way You Can Make It Happen...

Who doesn’t love a good race? The camaraderie of other runners, the chance to challenge yourself against the clock, the swag and everything else...

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....

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...

WHY DO I LOVE TO RUN? CRAB-LOADING

Reasons I run: 1. It feels good. 2. I can eat a lot more food, including my absolute favorite carbs! Carb-loading fuels your body to perform for...

TRAIL RUNNING SHOE GUIDE: INOV-8 RACE ULTRA 270

Inov-8 Race Ultra 270 $120 — 9.5 oz, 4mm drop. True to Inov-8’s British fell running heritage, the Race Ultra 270 – as in a lightweight...

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....

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...