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Tips and Tricks for the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon

Eric Rayvid | Posted 10.27.2016 | 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 10.26.2016 | 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 10.26.2016 | 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!

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 ...

Running (Yes, Running) From the Arctic to COP21 for a Climate Campaign

David Saddington | Posted 10.22.2016 | Green
David Saddington

Running from the North Pole to Paris to get people talking about climate change The Pole to Paris flag has just left Edinburgh having already tr...

Running in Heels

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 10.18.2016 | Business
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

A friend of mine recently referred to me as the "CEO of Running in Heels magazine" -- I laughed, thought it was cute and clever, and then realized what it really meant.

Want To Be A Better Runner? Try Walking

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.16.2015 | Healthy Living

Ever since I started running, I've been subjected to what I'd call "pace shaming." It leaves me with a nagging feeling that I'm doing something wrong ...

How To Resist The Urge To Bolt (From a Former Serial Bolter)

Gabriella Taylor | Posted 10.15.2016 | Women
Gabriella Taylor

I've bolted from everything from hot yoga to high school (I think I lasted about four weeks in the 9th grade), to being held against my own will in a creepy old drunk mans car when I was a girl (actually, the police helped that one.

A Runner's High Isn't So Different From A Pot High

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 10.14.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Move over, marijuana. There's a new high in town. According to Jacob Ward, a science correspondent for Al Jazeera, a runners' high is processed by th...

9 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Running

Life by Daily Burn | Posted 10.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Life by Daily Burn

We had nine fleet-footed pros share what they wish they learned before they spent years spent circling the track, padding along the trails and grinding it out up steep hills. Forget about learning the hard way -- you can steal their secrets right here, right now.

What's the Least Amount of Running You Need to Do to Be Healthy?

Thrillist | Posted 10.13.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Candace Nelson Credit: Shutterstock You've seen those people who wake up early, pep already in their step, to go for a five-mile run before wor...

Wolfman Claws His Way to New Half Marathon Record

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 10.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

When Peyton Saltmarsh stood at the starting line of the Smuttynose Half Marathon last weekend, he had two things on his mind: wolves and 8-minute mile...

The Fastest Running Cities In The World

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living

City runners often have to be extra vigilant. There are cobblestones, traffic and pesky texting pedestrians to safely navigate all while keeping speed...

Perhaps I Have Ruined Running

Frank H. Wu | Posted 10.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Frank H. Wu

Elite athletes have every right to be proud of their accomplishments. They also should be role models for the rest of us. There is no good reason to disparage those who are joining the race with modest goals.

Running Utah's Slot Canyons: A Life-Changing Experience

Melissa Marsted | Posted 10.07.2016 | Travel
Melissa Marsted

Three Utah trail running veterans recently invited me on a life-changing adventure: a 20-mile run/hike through Utah's Buckskin Gulch, the longest and most narrow slot canyon in the world, followed by a 15-mile hike through the lesser known Bull Valley Canyon.

After Seven Months of Races, Missouri Man Sheds Nearly 100 Pounds

Runner's World | Posted 10.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Runner's World

Photo Credit: Steve Lewis When Derek Mitchell resolved to run a 5K each month for the rest of the year earlier in March, he said the thought of cover...

Meet the Woman Who's Going to Knit While Running the New York City Marathon

Rodale Wellness | Posted 10.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Rodale Wellness

Her joke soon became reality, as she tried taking her wool yarn ball on morning runs, finger knitting while putting one foot in front of the other, and planning out a 16-week marathon training schedule.

8 Tips For Running Safely And Comfortably (Enough) While Pregnant

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Carrie Cole ran her fastest half marathon while pregnant. "It was really hard, but really strong," remembers the 32-year-old in Wilmette, Illinois, wh...

Running a Marathon Was One of the Best Decisions of My Life

Julie Meyer Taylor | Posted 10.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Julie Meyer Taylor

After feeling inadequate for so long, I suddenly remembered what it felt like to be good at something. I had run a marathon! I had a new friend. I was reacquainted with the idea that I was athletic, talented, and hard-working. I had given myself a gift.

11 Race Day Rules For Surviving Your First Marathon

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.02.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're training for your first marathon -- or any distance race, really -- chances are you've been putting in miles, turning down near-irresistible...

10 Reasons To Run That Have Nothing To Do With Losing Weight

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Earlier this year, I decided to commit to a regular running routine because climbing the stairs to my third-floor walkup wasn't really enough cardio. ...

New York Snapshot: "The White Knight of Fordham Road"

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 09.28.2016 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

I was running to Sunday yoga class in Isham Park, getting in some exercise ahead of exercise, if you know what I mean. And when I'm motivated to this extent, I'm generally not of a mind to stop until I'm done.

The Language of Fitness 101

Carolee Belkin Walker | Posted 09.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Carolee Belkin Walker

If you've never had the opportunity to let "demarche" slip into social conversation, you should try it. Nobody ever knows what it means and you get ...

Moving Mountains for Epilepsy Awareness

Tory Zellick | Posted 09.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Tory Zellick

The Cinnamon Pass Road air is thin as Jenny LaBaw blasts through the last 10 miles of her 20 mile day. Cinnamon Pass Road, at an elevation of 12, 650 ...

Your Running Shoes Are Hurting You

Alex Charfen | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Alex Charfen

It's time we take a hard look at the stated or implied benefits of traditional athletic shoes. Too often we look to fashion, trends, advertisements and celebrity endorsements for information on what shoes are good for our bodies. Instead, we should be looking at ourselves, letting our bodies tell us what works best. And that conversation starts with the way we walk.