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How To Run Your Best Race In The Rain

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The weather is beyond our control, so don't fret about it too much. Instead, focus on what you can do to make it work in your favor. In adverse conditions, a little planning goes a long way.

What I Learned About Friendship By Running My First Half Marathon

Terri Peters | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Terri Peters

Through several miles of my race, I was preoccupied with whether or not my pace was fast enough to keep me from being swept from the course. It hit me then that I don't want to go through life with people who keep their heads down and press miserably toward their goal. May I choose partners in this race who stop for a selfie with Abe Lincoln or stop to enjoy the sunset when I'm busy rushing my kids out of the playground before dark.

5 Tips for a Successful Family 'Racecation'

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 06.14.2014 | 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.

Will Run For Food: Confessions of a Chubster

Anthony Romeo | Posted 03.02.2014 | Comedy
Anthony Romeo

I won't win these races. I will finish behind thousands of other men and women. And that's okay. If I can finish an entire thin-crust pizza, I can finish a race. I am a chubby runner, and I get to keep running for as long as I hate doing it.

My Running Challenge

Pamela Kokoros | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Pamela Kokoros

Though I feel pain and loss, I have to come to a point where I have to do something that will motivate me and perhaps shed some light on all this mess, that I know everyone at some time or another has to deal with.

The Slowest Generation, or the Healthiest?

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 12.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Runners can find competition, camaraderie, or fun. We are fortunate that there are so many races and race formats to choose from. Instead of complaining, let's just pick the races that we enjoy running and let others choose theirs. On race day, run your race. Nobody is holding you back, but you.

Woman Wins Marathon By Mistake

Posted 09.26.2013 | Sports

On Sunday, as she readied herself for a half-marathon at the Run for Heroes event in Amherstburg, Ontario, 34-year-old Meredith Fitzmaurice set just o...

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.

How to Motivate Yourself to Succeed!

Sarina Tomel | Posted 09.16.2013 | College
Sarina Tomel

I want you to keep in mind that your performance is determined not only by your ability but also most importantly by your motivation. Isn't that somewhat relieving and empowering!

Going The Distance

Kristin Walters | Posted 04.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Walters

I had fantasies of finishing my first half-marathon in less than two hours and being greeted by Paul down on one knee, but I wasn't disappointed at my 2:06 time and the proud grin on my boyfriend's (still-not-fiance's) face as I finished, because I was having a heck of a lot of fun.

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.

Why I Love Running

Dylan Armajani | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

Even as we are reduced to bib numbers and the singlet of our running club, and even as each race is an individual race with our own mind and body, there is something very social that happens once we get spread out across the course.

Running with the PETAPack

Renee Olstead | Posted 09.15.2012 | Teen
Renee Olstead

It's hard to believe that in a matter of a few months I'll be running over 13 miles. In fact, it's the first time in a long time that I've donned athletic apparel more than two days in a row.

WATCH: Natalia Vodianova Runs A Half-Marathon During Fashion Week

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 03.05.2012 | Style

Paris Fashion Week is busy week for any model, but it gets that much more hectic when you decide to throw a half-marathon onto the schedule. But he...

Half-Marathon Runners Fall For Prank

Posted 02.22.2012 | Sports

Imagine enduring months of training for a half-marathon and crossing the finish line only to learn you might have not completed the entire race. T...

A Runner's World: Taking on the Full Marathon

Gretchen Braun | Posted 04.16.2012 | Sports
Gretchen Braun

I began to loath speed workouts, long runs on weekends, and even recovery runs. Instead of being an outlet, it became a punishment I had to endure a few times a week. Once I began college, I promptly stopped running.

Runner Dies After Finishing Half-Marathon

Posted 11.15.2011 | Sports

More than 30,000 participants ran in the San Antonio Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series this weekend, but the event ended in tragedy after a 32-year-old ru...

Elevated Living

Brooke Wells | Posted 12.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Brooke Wells

I am living the "high life" in several aspects of my life. I am coming off two weeks of successful racing. I train to race. When you race well, and win, it feels good. You feel validated, you feel -- well, you feel high.

Sarah Palin Secretly Runs Half-Marathon

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin ran a half-marathon after giving a speech at a Tea Party rally in Iowa on September 4. Palin ran unannounced in the "Jump Right in and ...

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...

Kim Focused On Healthy Choices And Lost 100 Pounds

Posted 10.22.2011 | 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: Ki...

From the City to the Sea: Countdown to the New York City Marathon

Emily Faherty | Posted 10.16.2011 | New York
Emily Faherty

Last week, I learned there is no such thing as a vacation from training for the NYC Marathon. Even though I left NY for a week-long family trip down to Long Beach Island, NJ, the running sneakers came with me.

Dutch 'Iceman' Controls Body Through Meditation

AP | TOBY STERLING and ALEKSANDAR FURTULA | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — The sun beams down on a warm Dutch spring morning, and the Iceman's students look wary as they watch him dump bag after...

Detroit Marathon Deaths: 3 Runners Die During Half Marathon In Detroit

Detroit Free Press | Korie Wilkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Three men died this morning during the 32nd Detroit Free Press/Flagstar Marathon, police and race officials have confirmed. The first man to collapse...

WATCH: Natalia Vodianova Runs A Half-Marathon During Fashion Week

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Paris Fashion Week is busy week for any model, but it gets that much more hectic when you decide to throw a half-marathon onto the schedule. But he...