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Why Forrest Gump Ran Across America; & Why I'll Run Across Switzerland In May 2017!

Izyaslav Koza | Posted 12.07.2016 | Travel
Izyaslav Koza

Unquestionably if a person runs long enough, he or she will hear a neighbor, friend, or passerby break out the customary Forrest Gump reference. Ind...

Mark Wahlberg in Patriots Day: Heroes at the Lotos Club and Marathon: The Patriot's Day Bombing on HBO

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.22.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Two excellent films bring a dark day to life: Peter Berg's Patriots Day and Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg's Marathon The Patriot's Day Bombing. Pet...

85-Year-Old Runner Smashes World Record For Marathon In Age Group

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.18.2016 | Fifty

Runners at Sunday’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon were probably stunned to see an 85-year-old passing them by. Marathoner Ed Whitlock of Mi...

Bosque Treasure #3: A Marathon Chat

George Peknik | Posted 10.17.2016 | Healthy Living
George Peknik

At 8:00 on the morning of Sunday, October 16, a wonderful thing happened to me: I made a new friend. I had jogged across the Rio Grande on the Montano...

I'm Running The L.A. Marathon For Anyone Who Struggles With Their Identity

Chris Tompkins | Posted 10.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Chris Tompkins

My aunt used to tell me, "You're going to move to Mexico and fall and love with a beautiful Mexican woman and never come back." Well, part of that is true. I did fall in love, but it wasn't with a beautiful Mexican woman.

21 Things to do if you get Shin Splints

Liana Werner-Gray | Posted 09.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Liana Werner-Gray

Shin splints (also know as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS)) feels like a sharp pain along the inner edge of the shinbone that may shoot up from y...

Things I've Learned In The First Weeks Of Marathon Training

Adina Ciment | Posted 09.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Adina Ciment

So here is a list of the top lessons I've learned from my first few weeks that I wish I had known before those tragic first days.

Marathon Training: Long Runs And Daydreams

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 08.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

It's late August. That means children are headed back to school and runners are ramping up their mileage in preparation for the fall half-marathon and...

Ethiopian Marathoner Protests Government At Olympic Medal Finish

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.22.2016 | Sports

By Scott Malone RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa held his arms over his head, wrists crossed, as he finished second at th...

People Are Freaking Out That German Twins Finished The Olympic Marathon Holding Hands

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.17.2016 | Sports

As they approached the finish line of the women’s marathon at the Rio Olympics on Sunday, Anna and Lisa Hahner, two 26-year-old twins representing G...

6 Mental Tricks to Get You Through The Last Mile of a Run

Health.com | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

By Jordan Smith The last mile of a run is tough. You're exhausted, at the end of your playlist, and probably have other things on your mind (read: po...

Judges Disqualify 'Witch' From World Record For A Wicked Reason

The Huffington Post | Lauren Aratani | Posted 07.01.2016 | Weird News

Breaking a world record isn't easy, but having one taken away from you? That's a whole lot harder. Nicola Nuttall of Lancashire, England, decided to r...

Letting Go, Losing, Moving Forward

Robbie Ward | Posted 06.21.2016 | Good News
Robbie Ward

I have resisted writing this in recent weeks but feel comfortable now to provide an update on my professional and personal journey. But first, a quic...

The Strength of a Runner

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Runners understand that easy running is really just a term for controlled effort and that it only comes after hundreds or thousands of miles have passed beneath your feet.

How To Train For A Road Race Without Getting Injured

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living

Running is hard. And if you haven't hit the track or treadmill in months, the prospect of getting back into an exercise routine can be downright daunt...

The Minds of the Minders: A North Korean Diary

Imran Garda | Posted 05.03.2016 | World
Imran Garda

Why are they now opening up and letting in journalists? Why did they let us in and give us access, however limited? After all these decades, are they saying they're finally ready to meet the rest of the world?

Astronaut Tim Peake Completes London Marathon In Space

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.25.2016 | Science

After months of preparation, Tim Peake clinched an out-of-this-world achievement on Sunday: He became the first man (and second person) to complete a ...

How to Ace Your Very First Marathon

Matthew Crawt | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Matthew Crawt

Marathons can be an extremely tricky experience but by following these tips, you will be putting yourself in a much better position to succeed. There are a million and one tips on how to succeed out there but these are just a few of the basics to help get you started. Good luck!

From Disappointment to Freedom: 3 Steps to Repurpose Expectations

Wendy Reese | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

When you shift your focus from the should to present moment, you gain power and clarity to shift into a more authentic state of being. It requires commitment, willingness, and even some discipline to keep shifting moment by moment. The truth is, each moment is all we really have anyway. Choose wisely in this moment. Surrender your should's and experience freedom.

Two Stops, One Message. Hope.

Marshall Stanger | Posted 04.18.2016 | Impact
Marshall Stanger

Somewhere, right now, there is a family packing up the car to drive to St. Jude. Their world has been turned upside down and their child is hurting.

Running Is an Imperfect Sport

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Perfection doesn't exist in the world of running. There are great runners, great venues, great weather, great competitors, and great races. There are no perfect days. The secret to running and racing is acceptance, perseverance and positivity.

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...

Running for a Reason: Why I'm Rocking and Rolling in Nashville

Marshall Stanger | Posted 03.31.2016 | Impact
Marshall Stanger

On the morning of April 30, 2016 I'll be standing among 30,000 people in downtown Nashville, as we prepare to race various distances as part of the St. Jude Rock N' Roll Nashville Marathon and Half-Marathon. It's an incredible sight to see all of those people packing the streets of downtown Nashville, with seemingly no square foot of concrete left uncovered.

Water: One Drop, One Desert, One Step at a Time

Michele Wucker | Posted 03.21.2016 | World
Michele Wucker

On World Water Day this year, March 22, I will be thinking of the increasing global urgency of water scarcity and of Mina Guli's epic quest to wake pe...

Be Your Own Hero

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 03.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

My point is not that these races are bad. I admire the runners who compete in these events. My point is that these overly expensive, aggressively marketed and highly socialized races can push runners to jump in too early, or for the wrong reasons. Peer pressure, intentional or not, is a difficult thing to resist.