7 INSTANCES WHEN RUNNING JUST ISN’T RIGHT

Determination and perseverance are admirable qualities found in athletes. Qualities like these are what most of us draw upon when we talk ourselves into...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

IS THE RUN/WALD METHOD BETTER FOR YOUR HEALTH?

We’ve all heard it before, many of us have even said it ourselves. “I want to finish without walking.” But when it comes to...

26.2 Random Lessons I Learned From My First Marathon

When I crossed the finish line of my first marathon, I was completely overwhelmed. Overwhelmed with thanks for my family for being there with...

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...

Oiselle To Open Its Flagship Store

If you are a fan of Oiselle and live in the Seattle area, we have good news for you. Oiselle is opening up its...

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...

If You Do These Things At Races, Everyone Will Hate You...

I’ve run a lot of races over the years, and I’ve seen a lot of behaviors, good and bad, from the participants. But as...

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...

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...

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...

TOP 12 DUMB THINGS PEOPLE SAY TO RUNNERS

You love to run. Simple and sweet. What you don’t love, though, is the annoying stuff non-runners say to runners. Has anyone said any of...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

26.2 SIGNS THAT YOU JUST RAN A MARATHON

Ah, the marathon aftermath. That wretched time when the lower half of your body is screaming “what did I just do?!”, while the upper...

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?...

CAN ANYTHING MAKE NATHAN ATHLETE MICHAEL WARDIAN STOP?

Michael Wardian has checked more things off his bucket list than most people even dream of putting on their list in the first place. He...

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...

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...

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...