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 REASONS YOU SHOULD NEVER START RUNNING

Disclaimer: This is a satirical piece. In no way do we believe you should never start running. Runners tout the benefits of running like it’s...

YOGA: THE NEW BAREFOOT RUNNING

Barefoot running garnered a lot of attention a few years ago with the development and release of a plethora of minimalist footwear. Then the craze...

MUST-KNOW LINGO FOR FIRST TIMERS AT BOSTON

Like visiting any foreign land for the first time, you should be familiar with the local lingo save yourself from confusion and embarrassment. If...

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 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...

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...

5 REASONS WHY RUNNERS NEED YOGA (#5 IS SURPRISING!)

If you’re a runner, you’ve likely been told that you should practice yoga. If you’re like most runners that I know, you’ve probably quickly...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

WHEN NATURE CALLS: 5 REASONS NOT TO HATE ON RACE PORTA-POTTIES

Certain things happen before a race. It doesn’t matter if it’s a 5K or marathon, the pre-race rituals are always present. They begin with...

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...

IN NEED OF SPEED? TRY THIS WORKOUT!

If you want to run faster, you need to run faster. It’s really just that simple. However, I recently discovered that if you add...

Running The Jerusalem Marathon

When I let family, friends and coworkers know I was flying to Israel for the Jerusalem Marathon, I had first to explain that, yes,...

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...

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...

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...

COULD BEET JUICE REPLACE YOUR GATORADE?

Though readily available at your grocery, you may not be used to gnawing on beet roots (the bulb) or beet greens (the leaves). Most...

7 TYPICAL COUPLES YOU SEE AT RACES

Although you may or may not have a significant other who runs with you, there are indeed plenty of couples out there who run...

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...