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This 70-Year-Old Woman Ran A Marathon On Every Continent In 1 Week

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.17.2017 | Healthy Living

Chau Smith is a 70-year-old Missouri runner who has competed in approximately 70 races. Last year, she decided she wanted to set the bar even higher f...

The Inspiring Reason This Marathon Runner Posted A Photo Of Her Cellulite

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.09.2017 | Healthy Living

Marathoner Dorothy Beal has a message for all the runners out there: Don’t let a race photo steal your joy. The blogger, mother of three and runnin...

Nike’s New Shoe Could Propel Marathoners To An Impossible Feat

Wired | Posted 03.07.2017 | Healthy Living
Wired

By Margaret Rhodes for WIRED. The marathon world record stands at two hours, two minutes, and 57 seconds. Nike wants to chisel that time down to less...

10 Running Instagram Accounts That Will Inspire You To Hit The Pavement

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 03.06.2017 | Healthy Living

There’s just something about running that commands our attention. Perhaps it’s the way marathoners look when they’re crossing the finishing lin...

The Beautiful Reason Why This Muslim Woman Is Running The Boston Marathon

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.27.2017 | Women

A post shared by #runlikeahijabi By Rahaf K. (@runlikeahijabi) on Nov 13, 2016 at 10:51am PST For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re...

I Have A Meniscus! (And Other Things I Learned After Running A Half-Marathon)

Adina Ciment | Posted 02.08.2017 | Healthy Living
Adina Ciment

After months of training, I finally ran in the Miami Half-Marathon. I use the term “ran” a bit liberally because in truth, it wasn’t 13.1 miles ...

Women Plan Massive Run From NY To DC To Benefit Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.10.2017 | Women

At 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18, Alison Mariella Désir, 31, will lace up her running shoes, head to 145th Street and Lenox Avenue in Harlem, New Y...

11 Life Lessons I Learned From My Year Of Running

Rachel Chang | Posted 01.04.2017 | Healthy Living
Rachel Chang

I don’t consider myself a runner.Yet when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg declared that his challenge for 2016 was A Year of Running on Jan. 4, I was i...

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 | Home
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 ...