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8 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Ran My First Marathon

Many first-time marathoners have no idea what they're getting themselves into. I know that was true in my case, but at the time, I didn't think it...

Alpha Warrior: The No-Run Obstacle Course Race

Have you ever wanted to try an obstacle course race but felt intimidated by the thought of running? Alpha Warrior may be the  race for you. Su...

Don't Choke on Race Day: Tips to Run a Better Race

You've spent many weeks training for your marathon. You've been eating the right foods, building up your mileage and increasing your speed. But whet...

Guide to Common Running Terminology

You thought the hardest part of becoming a runner was actually hitting the pavement. That is, until you joined a running club or group and tried to ...

Learn the Secrets of Tapering

There's a tried and true pre-race secret for runners to achieve optimum results. Not adding extra miles. And not a shocking nutrition hack. To re...

Pick The Right Running Partner (The First Time)

Tired of being a lone wolf? It may be time to consider growing your one-man show into a team of two. Based on leading sports psychology research, it...

How to Calculate and Use Your Running Pace

Running pace is as essential to a runner's performance as fuel, hydration and running mechanics. If you're transitioning from recreational to perfor...

The Nature and Nurture of Running for Fitness

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Are modern men and women born to run, or must our 21st century bodies be carefully cross-trained to stay fit and healthy? ...

Breaking Down the 'Runner's High': Why Your Run Suddenly Becomes More Enjoyable

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Although many people begin running as a practical path to weight loss or fitness, for many it becomes a love affair as the mi...

4 Running Form Fixes for Beginners

Running seems like an easy skill. However, running with no concern for form will limit your chances of competing in a race. Correct your running for...

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