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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?

ICYMI: Why Writers Run And How To Cope With Terrorism Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.21.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. In light of last week's attacks in Paris, we spent time with a piece about anxiety in the face of ...

How to Get in Shape While Spending No Money

Thrillist | Posted 11.19.2015 | Healthy Living

You don't need to drop thousands on a personal trainer, gym membership, or exercise equipment. Working out doesn't have to cost a thing. You just need to follow a few basic rules to build the body of your dreams.

20 Tips For Your First Marathon

Avelist | Posted 11.14.2015 | Healthy Living

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.

Runners Make Pilgrimage to Thanksgiving Races

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Thanksgiving is the most popular race day of the year in the USA. Runners of all ages and abilities line up around the country at local Turkey Trots, ...

Not Finishing A Marathon: Failure Or Success?

Jennifer Bertrand | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Bertrand

As I sat near the finish line with no medal around my neck, I still loved watching people complete it... and it made me want to do try it again. So don't be scared to attempt that marathon or half marathon on your bucket list because failure is only failure if you don't get out there and attempt it.

Is Exercising In The Cold Bad For You?

Details | Posted 11.12.2015 | Healthy Living

If you've ever exercised in the cold, you know the sensations. Your muscles feel tighter. Your toes and hands go numb. The cold air rushing through your mouth and nose, down your windpipe, and into your lungs can feel harsh and, at times, painful.

Decluttering Negative Thoughts

Angela St. Cyril | Posted 11.09.2015 | Women
Angela St. Cyril

Back in the years of high school gym when they had us run one mile, I was the student struggling to complete it - lungs burning and finishing last. It's not that I wasn't active. I played volleyball and tennis in high school - but I told myself that I wasn't a runner.

ICYMI: What Runners Think About And A New-Old Approach To Staph

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.08.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we read about medical decisions, both personal and professional. First, we took in...

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...

Ode to My Favorite Training Partner

Eric Rayvid | Posted 11.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Eric Rayvid

You are the longest-running, most consistent training partner I've ever had. From the coldest winter day to the muggiest summer morning, you're ever-p...

Why We Run: Encompassing the Spirit of the New York City Marathon

Karim Orange | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Karim Orange

I will never forget being 10 years old and driving down the street with my father in the middle of a rainstorm. Looking out the window, I don't reme...

Running Across America for the Fallen

Stacy Bare | Posted 11.03.2015 | Impact
Stacy Bare

"Relating to Project America Run I think I have shown people the power of persistence and that if you believe in it you will do it."

Stride Through the Holidays for a Great Cause

Melissa Fenton | Posted 11.03.2015 | Impact
Melissa Fenton

When Denise Dollar's son was diagnosed with Type I Diabetes, of course her every waking minute became about taking care of his health. What she didn't anticipate happening was the putting of herself, and her own physical and mental health, on the back burner.

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...

The New York City Marathon and Your Divorce: Basically the Same Thing

James J. Sexton | Posted 10.30.2015 | Divorce
James J. Sexton

You'd be shocked how much your divorce and the marathon have in common. Both are long in the making. Both take a lot of preparation. And both are mostly total misery, but so absolutely fantastic when finally over.

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 ...

Tips and Tricks for the 2015 NYC Marathon Part 2 - The Course

Eric Rayvid | Posted 10.29.2015 | New York
Eric Rayvid

This is the second of two posts that I've written to help you navigate the NYC Marathon, the first covers pre-race activities, this one is all about the course.

2015 NYC Marathon Start: What You Need to Know

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 10.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The 2015 New York City Marathon is about to begin. Over 50,000 runners will line up on Nov. 1 for a red carpet running tour of New York City's five bo...

The Runner's Brain

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

This Sunday over 50k runners will be running the New York City marathon. Along the streets at any given point spectators will be cheering on thousan...

Tips and Tricks for the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon

Eric Rayvid | Posted 10.27.2015 | New York
Eric Rayvid

Are you new to the NYC Marathon? Are you new to New York City? Then this post is for you! As a seven-time race veteran and New York City local for 20 years, I have a bit of an insider's view of the 26.2 miles you've trained to run.

5 Reasons Why Running Is a Metaphor for Life

Diane Lee | Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Lee

The best--and worst--thing about running is that you will never master it. You will never be perfect at it. You challenge yourself every time you lace on your shoes. Hell, it took me two years to even like running!

How I Learned to Love Running, One Race at a Time

Jane Seo | Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Seo

I encourage anyone who's had doubts about running to give it a try. The benefit of running is quite incredible, as I feel so much healthier mentally and physically. I am not quite ready for a full marathon yet, but it is definitely in my near-future horizon!

Man Arrested After Cheating His Way To Second In Kenya Marathon

AP | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 10.26.2015 | Sports

EmbedContent(562e3a3de4b0aac0b8fd6725,,Embed,html,Some({})) NAIROBI, Kenya -- A man was arrested and will face fraud charges for cheating his way into...

One Surprising Thing That Can Make You A Better Runner

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living

It's marathon season. As an endurance runner myself, I often feel there are not enough hours to get in my training amidst a world of family, work and...