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Lasting Impressions

David Willey | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living
David Willey

Long after the victors have showered, spectators have gone home, and aid stations have been broken down, people are still out there running. Eventually, one of them finishes last.

Avoid These 5 Common Race Day Mistakes

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Races can be exhilarating and fun, but they can also be demoralizing and difficult. The smallest details can make a huge difference. To save you the trouble (and embarrassment) of having to learn from your own race day mistakes, I'll share mine with you.

17 Photos That Prove 2014 Was A Great Year For Running

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein & Damon Dahlen | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living

It has been a good year for running. A new world record in the marathon was established in Berlin and a new national marathon hero was establish in...

How Fartlek Training Can Help Make You a Better Runner

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Fartlek is a term borrowed from the Swedish. The Swedish word Fart (speed) and lek (play) combine to form the word Fartlek (speedplay). Fartlek traini...

How To Run Your Best Race In The Rain

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The weather is beyond our control, so don't fret about it too much. Instead, focus on what you can do to make it work in your favor. In adverse conditions, a little planning goes a long way.

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 ...

7 Wacky Races We're Dying To Try

SELF | Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

I'm kinda over the same point-A-to-point-B road races. And plain pavement running in this weather? Please. So, I took a look around, and, shockingly, there are almost more unique, kooky, wait-I-have-to-sign-up-for-that fitness races in the winter than the tolerable-season months!

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.

Helpful Travel Tips For Runners

Travelzoo | Posted 05.14.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

Traveling for a race? Several Travelzoo Deal Experts are seasoned marathon veterans and have shared these tips.