How To Not Crap Yourself On A Run – RunHaven

It seems I have become the poop counselor. The fart correspondent. The shart expert. I am not sure if it is favorable to be a...

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...

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...

WHICH BUG REPELLENT WORKS BEST? NOW WHAT YOU THINK.

Bzzz. Slap. Bzzz. Slap. Slap. Ugh — the misery of summer running with mosquitoes. So what works best against these relentless bloodsuckers? The results of one...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

CAN SOCIAL MEDIA IMPACT YOU RUNNING?

You can run away, you can walk away, you can leave your communication devices behind, but in our ubiquitously Internet connected world there is...

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...

Father’s Day Gift Guide

What do running dads want for Father’s Day? Mostly they want time to go for a run, perhaps with kids in a baby jogger,...

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...

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...

7 LAWS YOU MIGHT BE BREAKING ON YOUR RUN

My running partner and I were mid-chat during our long run this weekend when we were stopped by a police officer. Our offense? Crossing...

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...
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 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?...

HOW THIS RUNNER’S HOBBY COULD SAFE YOUR LIFE

Sharon Cone, 52, of South Carolina learned how to crochet as a young teenager. Since then, into adulthood, crocheting has been a hobby. But a...

7 THINGS ONLY FEMALE RUNNERS DEAL WITH

While being a woman has many advantages, there are things we encounter while running that men fortunately do not have to contend with. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

RUN D.C. – WHERE TO GO FOR A BEAUTIFUL RUN!

Fall is my favorite time of year to run in the D.C. metro area. The temps have dropped, the sun is usually shining, and...