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73-Year-Old Grandfather Completes 50 Marathons In All 50 States

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.06.2015 | Fifty

John Maultsby 50th State Marathon from Mabel A. Maultsby on Vimeo. Finishing just one marathon in your lifetime is something to be pretty prou...

Kenya's Stanley Biwott, Mary Keitany Win At NYC Marathon

AP | Adam Goldberg | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Kenya's Stanley Biwott and Mary Keitany swept the titles at the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Keitany became the fir...

This Is What It Feels Like To Run The New York City Marathon

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

Connected by a series of bridges and interlocking the five boroughs, the 26.2 miles that make up the annual TCS New York City Marathon are known all ...

This Runner Did A Marathon Without Talking About It #SportsLegend

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.23.2015 | Comedy

Some great athletic feats are the result of years of preparation and training. And then there are those few moments where an incredible performance co...

Yeah, About That Half Marathon...

Ilana Ross | Posted 09.22.2015 | College
Ilana Ross

We start things we know we won't finish, like we're some Greek myth rolling a ball up a hill. We still begin Great American novels, start Duolingo courses in Italian, still try our hand at inventing light bulbs. Even in the face of repeated failures, we are foolishly hard-wired to be optimists.

Starting to (Half) Marathon: Finishing San Francisco

Frank H. Wu | Posted 07.27.2015 | San Francisco
Frank H. Wu

I wish I had been aware of the pleasure of walking, from the time I was a college student who would rather miss class than trek to campus. But regret about the past serves no purpose other than as inspiration for the future. I hope to see everyone on the road, on our own two feet.

92-Year-Old Sets Marathon Record

AP | Posted 05.31.2015 | Sports

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 92-year-old cancer survivor rocked her way into the record books Sunday, becoming the oldest woman to finish a marathon. Harri...

11 Life Lessons To Learn From Running

Quora | Posted 05.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul

Around 5-6 years ago, I smoked, I was overweight, and only exercised occasionally. Being a fan of radical turns in my life, I decided one day to go on a week-long liquid diet, I stopped smoking, and I took up running, with the only goal in my mind to some time run the half marathon in my home town.

15 of the World's Most Epic Places to Run

Jacada Travel | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Suffering from itchy feet? For adventurous runners, there are dozens of epic races and routes around the world to simultaneously treat the running bug and satisfy wanderlust...

Dare to Be 100: Saint Chuck

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

On this St. Patty's Day no matter how hard I try I am unable to dig out any Irish in my ancestral background, German and English all the way back. So ...

The One Thing You Need to Achieve Your Goals

Cliff Hsia | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Cliff Hsia

Ready. Set. Action. Take a first (baby) step towards your goals. Then take another, then another, and discover where the road leads you. You'll be amazed how far you can go.

How the NYC Marathon Can Feed Millions of Children

William Lambers | Posted 12.31.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

There are 50,000 runners and 2 million spectators in this Sunday's New York City Marathon. If around half of those have a smartphone and use the Char...

Dare to Be 100: Humble Pie -- Time Always Wins

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

My ego bruise at my slowness encroaching on my annual marathon record is a powerful signal, not to stop, but instead to have a more modest goal. Accordingly, in four weeks I will run my first half-marathon across the Golden Gate Bridge and back.

Kenyan Breaks Marathon World Record

AP | CIARAN FAHEY | Posted 11.28.2014 | Sports

BERLIN (AP) — In a story Sept. 28 about the Berlin Marathon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that second-place finisher Emmanuel Mutai had...

5 Training Tips For The Last-Minute Runner

Jamie Walker | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

If you fell off the training wagon this summer, don't fret, there is still hope for a great race day! As long as you have a reasonable foundation of fitness, you can prepare for a race in about a month's time -- and steer clear of injury in the process.

11-Year-Old Runs A Marathon On Every Continent, Raises $40,000 For Kids In Need

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.12.2014 | Impact

Nikolas Toocheck became the youngest person to complete marathons on every continent Saturday when he conquered one in the Caucasus Mountains and cros...

7 Things to Know Before Running Your First Marathon

Shanelle Kaul | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Shanelle Kaul

Don't drink everything in sight. Those volunteers holding tiny dentist cups of Gatorade seem like angels from above when you are parched and sweaty, but resist temptation.

Making a Difference in the World of Giving: The Summer-Athon Season

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 10.04.2014 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Some might say it is too late to participate but I would counter with that now is the perfect time for you to get involved and be Making A Difference!

5 Life Lessons From Running An Ultra-Marathon

Nicole Scott | Posted 08.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Scott

Each step I took was just one step closer to crossing the finish line of my 50-mile dream. Take your first step and see where it takes you.

Reporter Tries To Keep Up With Marathon Runners, Fails In A Big Way

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.02.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

A determined journalist made a concerted effort to trail runners Benjamin Bitok (in blue) and Nixon Machichin (in orange) at the Stockholm Marathon th...

Running Back to Boston

Heather Mayer Irvine | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Mayer Irvine

A weight has been lifted -- one I never knew I was carrying. My legs cry in pain every time I move, but my heart is lighter. The Boston Marathon hurt me last year. But that same great race made me stronger and gave me back my finish line. And with it, a new PR of 3:42:34.

5 Tips For A Stress-Free Marathon

Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living

This piece was written by guest contributor Jason Fitzgerald, a USA Track & Field certified coach at and 2:39 marathoner. To l...

The Boston Marathon And 4 Other Races To Put On Your Bucket List

Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living

The following is an excerpt from The Runner's Bucket List: 200 Races to Run Before You Die by Denise Malan Kacey Faberman wrote this race report ...

Go the Extra Mile: Run for Yourself, Run for a Cause

Samantha Golkin | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Samantha Golkin

I'm not what you typically imagine when you envision a runner. I'm not tall and slender with long legs, and you were more likely to see me running late to a dinner reservation than to see me running in the park near my apartment.

Dear Avon, I Do Not Want to 'Run for Breast Cancer'

Rea Nolan Martin | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Rea Nolan Martin

No one in her right mind wants to run, walk, or in any way support breast cancer. We run against it. We run to empower the people who have been afflicted and are at risk of being afflicted in the future. We do not run to promote it or to encourage a culture of disease.