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...

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...

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...

PLACES TO RUN IN MADISON, WISCONSIN (IN THE SUMMER!)

Madison, Wisconsin, is one of my absolute favorite places to run, especially in the summer. It’s a small, laid back city, with a lot...

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...

10 THOUGHTS WHILE RUNNING LONG DISTANCES

There are many things that run through our minds during a long run. Whether you’re going on a leisurely and scenic run or grinding...

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...

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,...

8 TIPS FOR NEWBIE RUNNERS IN THE SUMMER

It seems a little strange to be thinking about running in hot weather right now. After the winter that most of us just experienced,...

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,...

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,...

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...

RUNNING SAVED MY LIFE – CAN IT SAVE YOURS?

Anxiety and depression are two very real mental health issues in America. Due to lack of awareness and social stigma, millions of Americans with...

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...

13 Things You Don’t Say To A Runner

If you are a runner and are reading this article, you might want to stop, print it out, put it into a pretty envelope...

The Hardest Part Is Simply Registering: The Challenges of a Transgender...

Typically, most runners would consider the actual training thing to be the hardest part of running races. However, for those of us who happen...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

READY FOR A LAUGH? A MUST READ BOOK!

Runners are a chatty bunch. We discuss everything from pace bunnies to proper timing of bowel movements. This is the same reason that many...

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...

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...

HOW TO AVOID CAMEL TOE WHILE RUNNING

Let’s address the camel in the room. Whether we want to admit it or not, we’ve all had it. It sneaks up on us when...

5 REASONS WHY YOUR RUN MIGHT HAVE SUCKED

Not all runs are created equal. You could have gone out yesterday for six miles and felt like a stud – strong, swift and...

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...

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...