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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.

Business Health Is a Marathon

Angela Schonberg | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
Angela Schonberg

As an athlete I've trained for marathons, triathlons and adventure runs for twelve years and counting. By participating in these events I have drawn parallels from running that contribute to achieving successful business goals.

Here's What the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Looked Like From the VIP section

Eric Rayvid | Posted 02.24.2016 | Los Angeles
Eric Rayvid

A few weeks before I went out to LA to run the marathon I got an email from my buddy Chris asking what I was doing on Saturday after the Big LA 5K and...

How I Got There: Carlo Capalbo

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 02.17.2016 | Impact
Lan Anh Vu

Carlo Capalbo is the founder of the Prague International Marathon and the president of the organizing committee of the RunCzech Running League. In 1994, Capalbo founded the Prague International Marathon

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 s...

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 recharging ...

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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 lat...