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...

My pace is my business

I am one of the runners that you don’t typically hear about. I don’t win races or place in age groups. I sometimes finish the...

FOAM ROLLING: ARE YOU A ROLL-IEVER?

Ah, foam rolling. We love to hate it. If you have yet to experience the pleasure in the excruciating pain that is foam rolling,...

5 REASON TO LOVE THE MORNING RUN

The morning run – love it or loathe it? If you’re a morning run lover, then keep reading and nod along in agreement. If...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

5 WAYS TO MAKE TREADMILL RUNNING EASIER

I have a confession to make…. I have a sincere LOVE-HATE relationship with the treadmill. I LOVE having the option to run on it when time is cramped or...

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,...

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...

RACES CANCELED, RUNNERS CONCERNED FOR SAFETY IN WAKE OF BALTIMORE RIOTS

As TV screens around the country are dominated by the unrest in Baltimore, the streets of this beloved running city have become unsafe for local...

ON BECOMING A MORNING PERSON

I set out on a week challenge to become a morning person. And by definition, for me that meant using the time “before the world 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?...

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...

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...

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....

COACHES WEIGH IN: SHOULD YOU DO A RUNNING STREAK?

Thinking about starting a running streak? “Why?” is what Atlanta-based running coach Carl Leivers would ask. It’s not that doing a running streak is a bad thing. Leivers ran every...

RUNNERS HAVE BEAUTIFUL FEAT… NO ONE SAID EVER

When I began seriously running a few years ago, I was amazed at all the cool things that came with being a runner. New...

DEAR MOTHER NATURE, THANK YOU

Have you been searching for something to give you that feel good feeling you just haven’t been able to find lately? You’ve tried a...

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 THINGS YOU’LL NEVER HEAR AN INJURED RUNNER SAY

People who love to run will tell you there are not many downsides to the sport. Running clears your head and gives you perspective....

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...

MARATHON TRAINING WITH YOUR SPOUSE

It seemed like the perfect idea. I loved running. My then- fiancé (now husband) loved running too. So why not train for a marathon...

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. ...

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...

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...

THE 20 MOST REALISTIC RUNNING RESOLUTIONS EVER

Do not sign up for races when you have had more than two cocktails. Only eat white snow while on long runs. Do...