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17 Photos That Prove 2014 Was A Great Year For Running

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein & Damon Dahlen | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living

It has been a good year for running. A new world record in the marathon was established in Berlin and a new national marathon hero was establish in...

7 Tips For Surviving The Post-Marathon Blues

Jennifer Hellickson | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hellickson

Without a doubt, the easiest way to avoid a crash after the post-race high is to pick a new goal. Decide what you want to tackle next -- whether it's getting faster, going further, being more consistent with your training, trying complimentary workouts, or maybe even setting your sights on a different sport altogether -- and put a plan together for how you'll go about achieving it.

What Those Obnoxious Running Stickers Say About You

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

I don't have a running sticker on my vehicle. For me, it minimizes my accomplishments. My races were rich, vibrant, life-changing experiences that cannot be reflected in a cold, numeric, one-size-fits-all decal. Or maybe it's just my reticent personality.

Marine Corps Marathon 2014: The People's Marathon

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

There was a woman standing next to me telling every runner that they were doing so well, looking so good, and were amazing. What a kind and generous spirit. Some runners responded with smiles and head shakes, but it helped all of them power through the next arduous mile.

50 Essential Last-Minute Marathon Tips

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Congratulations on making it to the starting line after months of marathon training. Here are some practical tips to help you stay safe and run your very best race. Good luck and godspeed!

The F-Words

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Selene Yeager, health, fitness and cycling expert and the author of Get Fast: A Complete Guide to Gaining Speed Wherever You Ride ...

Ducklings All Ditches United

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 10.28.2014 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

On one of my bike rides, I came across one of my favourite topics: baby ducklings! Squeaky brakes and a firm jump immediately brought me at duck level...

How Fartlek Training Can Help Make You a Better Runner

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Fartlek is a term borrowed from the Swedish. The Swedish word Fart (speed) and lek (play) combine to form the word Fartlek (speedplay). Fartlek traini...

The Oddity of the Long Distance Runner

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Long distance runners are a bizarre group of people to those who find comfort in stillness, pleasure in overindulgence, and reassurance in conformity. I know this because I was not always a runner. There was a time that I scoffed at runners and the strange counterculture of running. But, now I know better.

Tony Stewart Will Not Race At Watkins Glen Following Fatal Crash

AP | JOHN KEKIS and JOHN WAWROW | Posted 10.10.2014 | Sports

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Tony Stewart pulled out of the NASCAR race at Watkins Glen Sunday, 12 hours after the three-time champion struck and kille...

Celebrity Collector: John Force

Reyne Haines | Posted 09.11.2014 | Entertainment
Reyne Haines

John Force began his career in racing with the reputation of a "disaster on wheels" and turned into the winningest driver in drag racing history.

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.

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.

Grand Prix Long Beach: 40 Years Strong with Celebs, Thrills and Upsets (VIDEOS)

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 06.13.2014 | Los Angeles
Charles Karel Bouley

The 40th Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach has roared to a close with a spectacular finish as Mike Conway takes the checkered flag for his second victory on the streets of Long Beach.

Women and Driving: Innovation, Engineering and the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona

Julia Landauer | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology
Julia Landauer

We're clearly underway in the movement to get more women working in tech sectors. And in order to get more women into racing engineering, specifically, I see three things that need to happen.

This Race Between A Parrot And A Dog Will Leave You Pretty Surprised

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Good News

There are two reasons the video above is awesome: 1. It features a dog racing with a parrot. 2. The winner of the race is by no means a foregone...

Happy Halloween Weekend! It's Party Time

Dylan Kwasniewski | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Dylan Kwasniewski

What's up everyone! It's that time of the week for another vlog and today I'm reporting from the sunny Huntington Beach in California.

WATCH: You Won't Believe When This History Making NASCAR Driver First Got Behind The Wheel

Posted 10.29.2013 | Black Voices

After becoming the first African-American to win on NASCAR's national level in 50 years, talk show host Arsenio Hall chatted with 20-year-old Darrell ...

British Racing Driver Killed In Training Crash

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | Sports

BRISBANE, Australia -- BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Sean Edwards, a promising British driver and the son of former Formula One driver Guy Edwards, die...

NASCAR Star Out For Season

AP | JENNA FRYER | Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

CONCORD, N.C. -- CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Brian Vickers will miss the rest of the NASCAR season because of a blood clot in his right calf. The clot was...

LOOK: Your Favorite Running Photos

Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living

The fall running season heats up just as the cooler temps set in. Runners who spent the summer gearing up are finally ready to show off their stuff. ...

Why I'm A Runner

Pamela Kokoros | Posted 11.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Pamela Kokoros

Some things that kept me going were the pride I felt every time I achieved a new goal, the stress release I felt from running, the abs that were starting to emerge and the new calm I felt all the time, which I believe was the result of feeling amazing inside and out.

Younger Athletes Racing With Less Concern For Time

wsj.com | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Saying I finished in the top 15 percent of my age group in last month's Chicago Triathlon is like bragging that I could outrun your grandpa. My age gr...

Why I Love Being A 58-Year-Old Female Race Car Driver

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 11.15.2013 | Fifty
Te-Erika Patterson

'I could have been a stay-at-home mom. But really, think about it. Join the PTA versus drive the tow truck and race trailer to Monterey, California to compete in a Valvoline ProVee? No contest,' says Lisa Noble, a 58-year-old race car driver from Kansas.

Whoa, Kid, Save Something For The Race

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.11.2013 | Comedy

If you look on the side of this kid's bike, you can see a decal for Rockstar Energy. Perhaps he had one too many of their energy drinks, because he se...