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Why I Do Not Support Eating Disorder Charity Runs

Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh

We often forget that not only is compulsive exercise a frequent and devastating symptom, but that eating disorder sufferers are some of the most altruistic and self-sacrificing people you will ever meet. Holding an event in which they are unable or should not fully participate seems not quite thought through.

Stoking the Motivational Fire: Neuroscience Guides the Way

Cognitive Neuroscience Society | Posted 01.27.2016 | Science
Cognitive Neuroscience Society

As dawn breaks, Rob Young quietly ties the laces of his favorite running shoes, dons his distinctive kilt and hits the road to complete a marathon. Specifically, his 370th marathon in 365 days.

What 3 Intimate Selfies Taught This Woman About The ‘Perfect’ Body

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.15.2016 | Women

Jennifer Kramer has always been a hard worker. She worked hard when she started running marathons at the age of 25. She worked hard to build her own ...

The Long Road to Boston

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Not every run is enjoyable. Some runs are just work. But that's okay. The hurt and the work are what make our accomplishments so sweet. Revel in the entire training experience, even the long run. Running is a blessing and an opportunity to be cherished.

How I TRI'D: Practical Reasons to Ditch Your New Year Fitness Resolutions

Karim Orange | Posted 12.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Karim Orange

Welcome to How I TRI'D. This is an ongoing series about a very typical in and out of shape 40-year-old woman repurposing, reevaluating and rechargin...

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Aleeka Kay Edwards | Posted 12.23.2015 | Hawaii
Aleeka Kay Edwards

Long-distance running is very similar to financial planning, both require persistence, consistency, proper pacing and the ability to trust your process.

7 Marathons Perfect for Beginners

Rodale Wellness | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Rodale Wellness

There are loads of factors that go into choosing the right course for your first time. While location and proximity to home may be majorly important factors, other things like elevation, crowds, and bonuses (think entertainment and spectators) are all things to think about.

'Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi': The Story of a Family in a Web of Lies Following Boston Marathon Bombings

Brian Kil | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment
Brian Kil

The chaotic confusion around the misidentification of Sunil Tripathi as a potential suspect led to what's now become a phenomenon that the power of social media has among journalists.

The Race I Didn't Finish...But Still Won

Audra Rundle | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Audra Rundle

I don't need a finisher's medal to feel like I accomplished something that day. I spent all day running through trails (my version of paradise), made quality connections with other runners and ran 20 miles with the love of my life. What the hell is there to be sorry about?

20 Tips For Your First Marathon

Avelist | Posted 11.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Avelist

I couldn't run a mile in high school gym, but a decade later, I completed the NYC Marathon! It was one of the best, most triumphant days of my life. I'm proof that anyone can do it! It all comes down to training. Here are my tips for crushing your first marathon.

With Terminal Illness, Woman Runs Last Marathon

Runner's World | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Runner's World

Kim Stemple didn't want this story to be about her. She was wearing a blue singlet, still on her feet after finishing the Marine Corps Marathon in...

Not Finishing A Marathon: Failure Or Success?

Jennifer Bertrand | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Bertrand

As I sat near the finish line with no medal around my neck, I still loved watching people complete it... and it made me want to do try it again. So don't be scared to attempt that marathon or half marathon on your bucket list because failure is only failure if you don't get out there and attempt it.

9 Lessons From Running You Can Apply To Your Everyday Life

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living

You don't have to tear through 26.2 miles to be able to apply some of running's great lessons to your everyday life. Of course, more than 50,000 peopl...

Tips and Tricks for the 2015 NYC Marathon Part 2 - The Course

Eric Rayvid | Posted 10.29.2015 | New York
Eric Rayvid

This is the second of two posts that I've written to help you navigate the NYC Marathon, the first covers pre-race activities, this one is all about the course.

2015 NYC Marathon Start: What You Need to Know

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 10.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The 2015 New York City Marathon is about to begin. Over 50,000 runners will line up on Nov. 1 for a red carpet running tour of New York City's five bo...

The Runner's Brain

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

This Sunday over 50k runners will be running the New York City marathon. Along the streets at any given point spectators will be cheering on thousan...

First Blind Runner to Ascend Inca Trail Nonstop to Machu Picchu

Charles Scott | Posted 10.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Charles Scott

How would you respond if you lost your vision? Would you feel sorry for yourself? Fall into a depression? Dan Berlin decided to become a marathoner. A...

Tips and Tricks for the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon

Eric Rayvid | Posted 10.27.2015 | New York
Eric Rayvid

Are you new to the NYC Marathon? Are you new to New York City? Then this post is for you! As a seven-time race veteran and New York City local for 20 years, I have a bit of an insider's view of the 26.2 miles you've trained to run.

Man Arrested After Cheating His Way To Second In Kenya Marathon

AP | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 10.26.2015 | Sports

EmbedContent(562e3a3de4b0aac0b8fd6725,,Embed,html,Some({})) NAIROBI, Kenya -- A man was arrested and will face fraud charges for cheating his way into...

The 5 Greatest Marathon Cities Around The World

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Running 26.2 miles anywhere in the world is a stunning feat. Even more stunning is when you get the chance to do it somewhere monumental -- like in a ...

Perhaps I Have Ruined Running

Frank H. Wu | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Frank H. Wu

Elite athletes have every right to be proud of their accomplishments. They also should be role models for the rest of us. There is no good reason to disparage those who are joining the race with modest goals.

Meet the Woman Who's Going to Knit While Running the New York City Marathon

Rodale Wellness | Posted 10.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Rodale Wellness

Her joke soon became reality, as she tried taking her wool yarn ball on morning runs, finger knitting while putting one foot in front of the other, and planning out a 16-week marathon training schedule.

Black Lives Matter Holds Peaceful Protest At Twin Cities Marathon

AP | Lilly Workneh | Posted 10.05.2015 | Black Voices

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Members of the St. Paul-based Black Lives Matter group have held a peaceful rally at the Twin Cities Marathon. The group init...

New Nike Ad Celebrates Marathon Runners Who Come In Last

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.28.2015 | Sports

Nike's new "Last" ad celebrates the power of finishing of what you start. In this case, it's a marathon. But it could apply to many of life's end...

Confessions of a Running Addict

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

I didn't want to believe that my injury was real and ran through the pain for a long time. I figured I could just tough it out, as if it was the last climb in a gut-wrenching series of hill repeats. I should have known better.