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...

SO MANY RUNNING TRAINING PROGRAMS, WHICH TO CHOOSE?

Couch to 5K, Run Less Run Faster, 80/20 Running, McMillan Training, Jeff Galloway’s Run/Walk method — all these major training programs offer something different...

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...

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....

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,...

12 Things You Need In your Race Day Survival Kit

When you are heading to a race, there are a lot of things on your mind: Did I train enough? Did I taper enough?...

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...

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER RACING LOCALLY IN 2016

Racecations have sharply risen in popularity over the past few years — and for good reasons. Why not combine your love of running with 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...

BIG PARTNERSHIP FOR THE TECH WORLD: FITBIT AND STRAVA

FitBit, the industry leader in connected health and fitness, announced this week a seamless automatic sync with Strava, the leader in the community of...

WHY ARE THEY BANNING TRAIL RUNNING?

We live in the “Land of the Free,” but it seems like some of our freedom has been taken away. In the city of...

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...

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO LOSE RUNNING FITNESS?

We runners, when laid off of our favorite activity, tend to get a little upset. Scratch that. We tend to freak out. The biggest fear...

6 OUTRAGEOUSLY EMBARRASSING RUNNING CONFESSIONS

Let’s face the unattractive truth. The act of running involves highly embarrassing moments. From chafing to bodily fluids to farts, we are all reduced...

WHY YOU NEED TO TRY A BARRE CLASS ASAP

Hear your friends chatting up a new bar in town? No, they’re not talking about that kind of bar! Here’s what to expect from the...

GET UP AND GO: TRICKS TO MAKE YOU A MORNING RUNNER

“I love setting my alarm for 5 a.m.,” said no one ever. Getting out of bed before the sun is up is not only...

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...

5 RUNNING RESOLUTIONS

With the changing of the calendars, resolutions start to rear their ugly heads. Here are five suggestions of goals you might want to focus...

THE BEST DOG BREEDS FOR RUNNING

Running can be even more fun with your furry best friend by your side. In fact, dogs just might be the perfect training buddy: they...

TOP RUNNERS OF INSTAGRAM

Social media can inspire your running in ways you never thought possible! Whether you want to run faster, qualify for Boston, take your miles...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

WHAT IF YOUR PANTS ACTED AS A RUNNING COACH? (SERIOUSLY)

Can learning how to improve your running posture and track your workouts be as simple as pulling on a pair of shorts? It sure...
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...

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...

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...