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...

8 RAUNCHY THINGS RUNNERS DO AND WHY

During a recent marathon, I was trying to distract myself in any way possible. When I wasn’t concentrating on my aches and pains, I...

HOW LONG SHOULD YOU KEEP RUNNING CLOTHES?

Most runners are aware of the “rules” to replacing running shoes after a certain mileage, but what about our other (perhaps smellier) running clothing? Sure...

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...

TOP TEN THINGS NOT TO DO WHEN YOU HAVE THE TAPER...

The “Taper Crazies” are universal, no matter the sport – running, triathlon, cycling – anything that involves a build up of mileage and endurance...

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...

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...

THE BEST DOG BREEDS FOR RUNNING

Running can be even more fun with your furry best friend by your side. In fact, dogs just might be the perfect training buddy: they...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

SOCIALLY UNACCEPTABLE THINGS RUNNERS DO

I was walking my dog with my neighbor the other day post-run, when she looked at my leg and screeched, “What happened?!” I glanced...

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...

THE REALITIES OF RUNNING: LETS BE HONEST, #T IS SO TRUE

We have all seen the pictures of “how we think we look when we run” showing an individual leaping through the valley effortlessly and...

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...

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...

10 BEST POST-RUN SNACKS TO REFUEL

You’ve finished your long run or crossed the finish line of a long race — what should you grab to eat so you can...

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,...

The 5 Best Places To Run In Sa Franciso

San Francisco. With inspiring views and year-round good weather, it’s a runner’s paradise. While notorious for hills, it offers a variety of running terrain....

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,...

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...
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...

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...

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...

9 Things To Know Before You Mary A Runner – RunHaven

When my husband and I got married almost 19 years ago, neither of us ran. In fact, we had skillfully perfected the art of...

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...