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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

WHY EVERYTHING IN FRIENDS CAN BE RELATED TO RUNNING

Because the greatest show in the world might as well be about the greatest sport in the world. Right? When your running friend tells you...

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...

I TRAINED FOR A MARATHON AND GOT FAT

By Laura Ingalls, Certified Holistic Health Coach, NASM Personal Trainer, Certified Running Coach In 2014, I trained for the Boston Marathon and got fat. I know,...

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 AVOID CAMEL TOE WHILE RUNNING

Let’s address the camel in the room. Whether we want to admit it or not, we’ve all had it. It sneaks up on us when...

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...

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...

8 TIPS FOR NEWBIE RUNNERS IN THE SUMMER

It seems a little strange to be thinking about running in hot weather right now. After the winter that most of us just experienced,...

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...

10 THINGS THAT EVERYONE NEW TO RUNNING SHOULD READ

I remember when I started running eleven years ago, I was totally clueless. Now, 11 years, three marathons and countless half marathons later, I...

THE 15-MINUTE RULE

I am one of the most intrinsically motivated people I know when it comes to running. I absolutely love to run, and rare is...

23 Things That Inevitably Happen When You Start Getting In Shape

This hilarious list of the 23 Things That Inevitably Happen When You Start Getting In Shape is brought to you by Buzzfeed. How many of these can...

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...

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...

20 THINGS EVERY RUNNER KNOWS TO BE TRUE

Runners are a clan. Even if we don’t know one another personally, we share many of the same experiences, thoughts and feelings as we run....

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...

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...

6 Tricks to Keeping Your Kid Happy on a Stroller Run

I have a confession: I’m a stroller running addict. I am going to mourn the day when my kids are too big for me to push them...

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,...