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...

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,...

WORRIED ABOUT HILLS? GET OVER IT!

If you’ve mastered the 15-Minute Jog, or are a seasoned runner who is interested in adding some diversity to your training, try this 30-minute plan....

HOW THIS RUNNER’S HOBBY COULD SAFE YOUR LIFE

Sharon Cone, 52, of South Carolina learned how to crochet as a young teenager. Since then, into adulthood, crocheting has been a hobby. But a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

STOP “JUST”-IFYING YOUR RACES

Are you a “just”-ifier? Do you put the word “just” in front of your race if you haven’t registered for the longest distance at an...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

8 REASONS YOU SHOULD NEVER DATE A RUNNER

1. With runners, disgusting habits are commonplace. While it is true that during the dating period, we try hard to hide our gross tendencies, this...

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...

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...

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,...

RUNNING A RACE YOU’RE NOT READY FOR

When race day approaches, there are hundreds of things that can go wrong. Competing in an event that you’re not ready to run, is never...

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...

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...

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...

HOW TO BREAK UP WITH RUNNING SO THAT YOU FALL IN...

"What the hell was I thinking?” “Why do I keep doing this?” “What possessed me to sign up for this race?” These questions have entered my mind...

A FRIEND ONCE TOLD ME: ‘RUNNING IS A F’ING PRIVILEGE’

Written by: Abby Poeske In the affluent suburban enclave of New England where I grew up, running is the norm. Every morning, often before the...

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...