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The ULTIMATE ROAD TRIP: Running America Coast to Coast

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 04.12.2016 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

On April 25th, Lisa Smith Batchen will begin her attempt to set a new Guinness Book World Records by running... across America. The country, not the t...

High School Runner Proves Winter Is No Excuse For Being Lazy

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 02.02.2015 | Teen

The harsh, snowy weather makes most of us want to curl up under a blanket and hibernate until spring. But not high school track star Kate Murphy -- wh...

Running Boston Strong

Ryan Cunningham | Posted 06.24.2013 | Sports
Ryan Cunningham

I stood at mile 23 and watched runner after runner force themselves through the hardest part of a grueling race. And when I saw that every one of them was wearing a black ribbon in honor of the city of Boston, I found the release I had been longing for in a run.

Women's Running Pioneer Plans To Repeat Historic Road Race

New York Times | Posted 12.26.2011 | Fifty

Except for a strategic bit of elastic that may be required, the blue running tunic, circa Smith College 1961, still fits. It will be worn again a half...

Hips Don't Lie: Countdown to the New York City Marathon

Emily Faherty | Posted 12.11.2011 | New York
Emily Faherty

I can't remember exactly when my hip started hurting. All I know is that a few days after my 18-mile run and trip to Chicago, I was having trouble walking. Walking -- not running -- just walking.

Why I Run

David Ernesto Munar | Posted 12.03.2011 | Chicago
David Ernesto Munar

In adolescence, I ran from the taunting and torment of being a fat, gay kid with little ability to change my circumstances. Today, I chase transcendence in new ways.

Paul Needham

On the Road: In Oregon, A City Where Everyone Runs | Paul Needham | Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

EUGENE, Ore. -- The views in this small city are breathtaking, from the Willamette and McKenzie Rivers to the nearly 400-acre Alton Baker Park with it...

Busted: 4 Common Distance Running Myths

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 10.03.2011 | Healthy Living

Distance running is a potent fitness enhancer, leaving few of the body's systems untouched. It increases the efficiency of your cardiovascular system,...