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5 Tips for a Successful Family 'Racecation'

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

First and foremost, it's a family vacation. So, you'll want to make sure you plan enough fun things to keep your entire family entertained and happy during the trip. You may be worried about the race, but the rest of your family shouldn't be.

How To Become A Runner In 5 Easy Steps

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

My running actually looked a lot like walking to those who saw me struggle down the road during the first few months. However, the thing that helped me get on track was having a plan and sticking to it.

Color Me Rad. Really.

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I'd heard about color runs...how trendy and fun they were. But I'm so busy with work and kids' stuff that I totally missed that one was coming to my...

Iron Heart 5K: A Race Dedicated to Health Care Providers

Brian Boyle | Posted 04.03.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

For me, this race is an opportunity to show my appreciation for the care I received during my recovery, and give back to the health care community.

Run at the Speed of Fun

Steven Crandell | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

I eased off the pace. Got my breathing back under control. And the epiphany struck: I don't need to run at any particular pace or register any particular time. All I need to do is run at the speed of fun.

I Ran My First 5K!

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Excuses, excuses, excuses. I've had them--and good ones, too. But perhaps it was the specter of turning 50 that made me want to start running for my ...

A Blast Of Color For Your Run

Erin Levin | Posted 09.14.2012 | Good News
Erin Levin

Someone yelled, "GO!" We blasted off running. The cheers and giggles and sheer joy of being painted on a run for a cause were the best way to wake up on a Saturday morning.

30,000 Runners Follow the Steps of a 9/11 Hero at Tunnel to Towers Race

Emily Faherty | Posted 11.28.2011 | New York
Emily Faherty

Back on that clear September day in 2001, Stephen Siller ran all the way through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, straight to the South Tower. The Tunnel To Towers 5K race retraces his heroic footsteps.

Jason Cut Out Fast Food And Lost 95 Pounds

Posted 10.26.2011 | Healthy Living

Got a weight loss success story of your own? Tell us about it at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Ja...

Turkey Trot All Over Town: 10 Chicago-Area Thanksgiving Races

Time Out Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bird it the word, people! Get in the holiday spirit with other hearty souls and run a Turkey Trot this week. You'll not only get some fresh, brisk fal...

Don't Compete...Just Complete! Biggest Loser and Active.com Launch 5K and One Mile Challenge Series to Get Americans Fit

Jim Garfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jim Garfield

NBC's "The Biggest Loser" and The Active Network, Inc.'s flagship website Active.com today announced the launch of The Biggest Loser Event Challenge, ...

Sarah Palin Quits Turkey Trot 5K Race In Kennewick, Washington

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin dropped out of a 5k race on Thanksgiving Day in Kennewick, Wash. The former vice presidential candidate and Alaska Governor quit the race ...