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...

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...

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....

6 Ways To Recapture Your Running Motivation – RunHaven

On any given day, we all have reasons that we think we can’t run. It’s the usual nonsense: I don’t have the time! Running is hard! It...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

5 Things Successful Runners Never Do

I know who you are. You are the type of runner who wants to be better, stronger, more motivated. Yet, you’re stuck. Maybe all...

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...

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...

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...

Want Top PR? The Unexpected Way You Can Make It Happen...

Who doesn’t love a good race? The camaraderie of other runners, the chance to challenge yourself against the clock, the swag and everything else...

VIDEO: WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR SHOE IS DISCONTINUED!

If you’ve been running long enough, you have probably experienced the ultimate of First World Problems. Just when you find the perfect running shoe...

WHAT DOES THE APPLE WATCH MEAN FOR RUNNERS? A LOT.

Apple CEO Tim Cook spent a good chunk of the highly anticipated Apple Live event talking about something unusual for the tech giant: running.  From...

PLANTAR FASCIITIS: THERE IS A CURE!

You guys. I have some big news – my plantar fasciitis is GONE! And I am so excited! Yes, it sucked. Plantas fasciitis is no...

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...

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,...

TRAIL RUNNING SHOE GUIDE: NB HIERRO

NB Hierro – $115 – 11.4oz, 4mm drop. With its pillowy Fresh Foam midsole and an extra wide toe box, the Hierro handled like a Cadillac...

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...

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...

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...

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...

HOW TO GET YOUR KIDS TO LOVE RUNNING

When I was a young kid, running was fun if I didn’t really think about it. Running around the playground, running to catch 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...