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Running Boston Strong

Ryan Cunningham | Posted 06.24.2013 | Sports
Ryan Cunningham

I stood at mile 23 and watched runner after runner force themselves through the hardest part of a grueling race. And when I saw that every one of them was wearing a black ribbon in honor of the city of Boston, I found the release I had been longing for in a run.

Women's Running Pioneer Plans To Repeat Historic Road Race

New York Times | Posted 12.26.2011 | Fifty

Except for a strategic bit of elastic that may be required, the blue running tunic, circa Smith College 1961, still fits. It will be worn again a half...

Hips Don't Lie: Countdown to the New York City Marathon

Emily Faherty | Posted 12.11.2011 | New York
Emily Faherty

I can't remember exactly when my hip started hurting. All I know is that a few days after my 18-mile run and trip to Chicago, I was having trouble walking. Walking -- not running -- just walking.

Why I Run

David Ernesto Munar | Posted 12.03.2011 | Chicago
David Ernesto Munar

In adolescence, I ran from the taunting and torment of being a fat, gay kid with little ability to change my circumstances. Today, I chase transcendence in new ways.

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...

New World Record Set At Berlin Marathon

AP | By NESHA STARCEVIC | Posted 11.25.2011 | Sports

BERLIN -- Haile Gebrselassie lost the race against time on Sunday when Patrick Makau shattered his marathon world record and ended an era of two decad...

Busted: 4 Common Distance Running Myths

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 10.03.2011 | Healthy Living
LIVESTRONG.COM

Distance running is a potent fitness enhancer, leaving few of the body's systems untouched. It increases the efficiency of your cardiovascular system,...