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Cross-Country Is Becoming Increasingly Popular at My Son's School -- And With Good Reason

Christopher Lamb | Posted 11.02.2014 | Sports
Christopher Lamb

I don't know if the rising number of kids running cross-country at my son's school represents a trend. But I hope it does.

The 2490 Mile Cross-Country Road Trip with HelloWorld (PHOTOS)

Ernestine Fu | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel
Ernestine Fu

A cross-country road trip is on the bucket list of most Americans. While we have some incredible sights and landmarks across the country, half the fun of going on road trips these days is sharing the experience with friends and family!

The 5 Most Difficult Things About Running In The Summer

Joe Dyas | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Joe Dyas

As the fall cross country and marathon season is quickly approaching, runners from all across the nation are trying to build the foundation that will take them to new personal records and successes.

The Mysterious Makings of a Winning Team

Linda Flanagan | Posted 08.19.2014 | Sports
Linda Flanagan

What makes for a championship team? If you think you'll find the answer from the athletes themselves, you'll likely be disappointed. It's the rare a...

College Runner Fights World Hunger While Making Comeback From Injury

William Lambers | Posted 05.05.2014 | Sports
William Lambers

Her 2013 cross country season was obviously over. Luckily, her career was saved just in the nick of time. Now with the right diagnosis she could get healthy.

A Most Incredible Journey

Pamme Boutselis | Posted 10.08.2013 | College
Pamme Boutselis

I've been on the road for the past two weeks, traveling across the country in a branded bus with others from the university for which I work. "Hmmm, bus trip across the country for a university," you think. "She must be a college recruiter." Guess again.

My Son and Me

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 07.30.2013 | Parents
Amy Ruhlin

Though he is almost 17 years old and nearly six feet tall, I see that he is still vulnerable, still lighthearted, still interested in what his mom thinks of his life.

Why This Mom Runs

Bethany Meyer | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Bethany Meyer

Running brings me clarity. Balance. An outlet. Trusted confidantes. A feeling of power. A sense of achievement. Strong legs. Toned arms. I run because being an adult is hard. And being a runner makes it less hard.

Catch Up, Part 2: August 29-September 10

Kelcey Harrison | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelcey Harrison

Everyone that I've met on this run would have absolutely loved Jill. She had one of those personalities with which people could immediately relate. She would also be proud that we have been able to educate people about the daunting truth of lung cancer.

The Most Iconic Places To Stay On Route 6

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

There are women who collect shoes and men who amass baseball caps. I'm obsessed with hotels.

Run Past Your Goals and Find Yourself

Dylan Armajani | Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

Up until a month ago, my longest run had been somewhere around three miles. I ran for no reason but to exercise. I always had a point A and a point B that were close enough to just keep me in shape, but were never that much of a struggle.

An Athlete's Domain

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 04.30.2012 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

I think that whenever an athlete enters the mindset of the athletes domain, they are more awake and alive than they have been before in their lives.

All-American Runner Loses Feet To Frostbite

AP | By MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 12.06.2011 | Sports

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A campus police report provides new details about why an All-American cross-country runner from the University of Alaska Anchorag...

A Runner's High

Ann He | Posted 12.05.2011 | Home
Ann He

"Ann, why in the world would you choose cross country?" my non-runner friends ask, "It sounds like corporal punishment." Sometimes I agree. Recall the entire month of August -- I met with the team at four in the afternoon every day to train. The mercury read 108, 106, 109, 110 ... Meanwhile, the rest of the sane human population found solace in its plasma-screened igloos.

Paul Needham

On the Road: In Oregon, A City Where Everyone Runs

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 11.27.2011 | Sports

EUGENE, Ore. -- The views in this small city are breathtaking, from the Willamette and McKenzie Rivers to the nearly 400-acre Alton Baker Park with it...

Vancouver 2010: It's Not Over Yet!

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ali A. Rizvi

When Brian McKeever qualified to compete in the men's 50-kilometer cross-country race at the Olympics, he made headlines. What distinguishes him from the rest is the fact that he is legally blind.

The Olympic Flame and Winter Fun in Whistler, B.C.

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Marissa Bronfman

We arrived in town in time to catch the emotionally charged official 2010 Olympic Flame Handover Ceremony and celebrated with thousands of excited Canadians eager to cheer on Canada.

Book Excerpt: An Honorable Run

Matt McCue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Matt McCue

I was a non-recruited senior from a small Iowa high school, walking on to the elite University of Colorado cross country team. However, competing for Colorado was more challenging than I'd ever anticipated.

An Interview With Janis Ian Plus This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Read More: Michael Jackson, Inner Circle, The O'Jays, Imogen Heap, The Adventures, Janis Ian, Cate Bros., Rubicon, Daryl Hall & John Oates, The Beach Boys, Woody Guthrie, Eric Burdon, REO Speedwagon, Otis Redding, Now That's What I Call Country, Matt Hires, Mark Schultz, Jack Ingram, Smile Empty Soul, Roy Hargrove, Billy Ocean, Cheap Trick, Rory Gallagher, David Guetta, Stefon Harris & Blackout, Michael Bolton, Queen Latifah, Matisyahu, Robert Glasper, The Roy Hargrove Big Band, Cass Elliot, Neil Diamond, The Casualties, Roberta Gambarini, Patton Oswalt, George Benson, Elvis Presley, Phil Stacey, Tim Buckley, Delores O'Rioran, Carmen Appice, The Mamas & the Papas, Al Jarreau, The Old Grey Whistle Test, Entertainment News, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, The Dukes, Paul Revere & the Raiders, 16 Horsepower, Collective Soul, Fun., Alan O'Day, Pilot, Now That's What I Call Music, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Roy Orbison, The Bloody Beetroots, Felix Da Housecat, Teddy Pendergrass, The Subdudes, James Carter, Adam Ant, Colbie Caillat, Arctic Monkeys, Jeff Golub, Jackie DeShannon, Island Records, Fame, Woodstock, Sounds of Blackness, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Smokie Norful, Irma Thomas, Mew, Tanya Stephens, Brian Bromberg, Willie Nelson, Jack Wagner, The New City Ramblers, Mott the Hoople, Love and Theft, New Releases, Deryl Dodd, Cross Country, Radiohead, Bob Dylan, Nat King Cole, Kenny G, Jet, Niti Sawhney, Vander Graaf Generator, Sally Shapiro, John Denver, Jason Aldeean, Smokey Robinson, Taking Woodstock, Vandaveer, Najee, Selah, Needtobreathe, Latoya, Strawbs, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, The Advocate, Lgbt, Sony Legacy, Verve Records, Roberta Flack, Leonard Bernstein, Grammy, Ang Lee, Atlantic Records, Jerry Wexler, Gramma Awards, Saturday Night Live, Wbai, Wnew, Miami Vice, Dar Williams, Birthers, Fox News, Cher, Teabaggers, Joan Baez, Glen Campbell, Mel Torme, Death Panel, Nina Simone, Entertainment News
Mike Ragogna

Janis Ian is one of the Woodstock era's unsung musical heroes who, just two years prior to the Bethel Bash, shocked our nation with her controversial single "Society's Child."

Paper Heart's Charlyne Yi Stares Love in the Face (Just Not with Michael Cera Per Se)

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

My love conversation with Charlyne Yi at the Just For Laughs Comedy Conference and Film Festival in Montreal earlier this week.