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The Oddity of the Long Distance Runner

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 08.14.2014 | 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.

5 Ways To Avoid A Running Injury

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

There is nothing more upsetting to a runner than suffering an injury. Weeks, months, and even years of training and fitness can be jeopardized by a slip on the ice, a turn of the ankle, or a chronic overuse injury. Here are some simple ways you can avoid injury and stay sane.

Piriformis Syndrome: A Real Pain in the Butt for Runners

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The injury often occurs when runners bump up their mileage too quickly, introduce speed sessions or sprints, or suffer a fall that directly injures the piriformis muscle. This is an injury that can sideline runners for weeks or months at a time.

A Running Love Story

David Willey | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
David Willey

On the morning of her memorial, which George planned and presided over, he went out for 20 minutes in Central Park. "I just thought it would be a good thing to do," he said. "It would make me feel better. Running can do that."

A Non-Runner's Guide to Runners

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Not sure how to interact with these strange aerobic creatures? Our FAQ will help. by Mark Remy, writer, runner and creator of Remy's World Summer ...

Ready, Set, Live

Karin Joy Whitley | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Karin Joy Whitley

You can step out of your comfort zone and strive for a life of joy and passion. Don't miss your chance.

If I Could Talk to My High School Self About Running

Audra Rundle | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Audra Rundle

I am nothing like the runner I once was. I don't have a coach telling me what to run and how to improve. I have to figure that out for myself, and I have a great time mapping out new routes and reading and researching new gear to try out on my long runs.

Why We Run: A Philosophical Look at the Value of Running

Brad Stulberg | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Stulberg

The reasons we run are often extremely personal, and being a runner can take on various meanings. At the same time, though, there are things that many runners hold in common, none of which may be more salient than the hallowed value we place on our sport.

This Is What Inspires Runners To Run

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living

Whether we're lacing up our sneakers to log miles on the treadmill or hitting the trail through the nearest woods, there's nothing quite like the feel...

There's A Petition For A Full-Length Version Of Bey & Jay's 'Run'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 05.19.2014 | Entertainment

One day after its release, there is a petition to create a full-length film from Beyonce and Jay Z's "Run" trailer. Surely you've seen this video,...

Running Back to Boston

Heather Mayer Irvine | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Mayer Irvine

A weight has been lifted -- one I never knew I was carrying. My legs cry in pain every time I move, but my heart is lighter. The Boston Marathon hurt me last year. But that same great race made me stronger and gave me back my finish line. And with it, a new PR of 3:42:34.

Get These Top-Rated Sneakers For Spring

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 03.26.2014 | Style

This list was compiled with data provided by Rank & Style. Although we're still waiting for the weather to warm up a bit (okay, a lot), we could us...

Anna Judd and Operation Big

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.03.2014 | Impact
Jeff Norman

Under the radar, artists, activists, philanthropists and entrepreneurs have recently begun to join forces with military veterans to advance an audacio...

143 Miles in 35 Days: Lessons Learned

Heather Mayer Irvine | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Mayer Irvine

Resting is part of training. I've confirmed what I sort of already knew: I'm not built for running streaks. I'm built for hard workouts three to five days a week with lots of cross training, physical therapy and foam rolling. But I've also confirmed that I'm stubborn with myself.

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.

10 Ways Runners Are Nicer Than You

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

I took notice the other day when I heard someone say that "running families are always the nicest people." Of course, I always thought that was true, but it was gratifying to hear my secret theory being confirmed aloud in public by a complete stranger.

Dare to Be 100: 100 Miles in One Day

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

At the top of my personal fascinations is the ongoing search for evidence of the human potential. I seek to know what our limits are and what stretches and contracts them. A perpetual review is how long we might live. But more important are the elements that affect this potential.

To Chase or Be Chased, That Is the Question

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

As a child did you ever play the game "tag"? I certainly did. I can still remember the screams and yelps of delight and fright as the sun went dow...

The Best Way To Recover After Divorce

Magda Pecsenye | Posted 05.13.2013 | Divorce
Magda Pecsenye

Your body still loves you. And the more love you give it, the more it will love you back.

My Reflections on the Ironman Triathlon

Brian Boyle | Posted 04.22.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

I grew up watching this incredible sport on television every year, and was always fascinated by the athletes who participated. And as the Ironman celebrated 35 years this week, I reflected back on my very first Ironman in 2007.

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.

Keeping A Resolution: On Running My First Race

Jordan K. Turgeon | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Jordan K. Turgeon

Getting up on a Saturday morning, lacing up my shoes and going for a run in Central Park was something I wanted in my life. So nearly 12 months ago, for my New Year's resolution, I decided I would not just "learn to run" but also complete a 5k race before the ball dropped on 2013.

Rain Research Demystifies Walk-Or-Run Dilemma

Posted 07.23.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 07/23/2012 01:22 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries When you're caught in a downpour with no umbrella, should you r...

How to Become One of Those People Who Loves to Run

Sara Calabro | Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

Wouldn't it be awesome to be one of those people who truly enjoys going out for a run? Recently, I closely observed this enviable species -- and in the process, uncovered a kinship between acupuncture and running.

Progress by Marathon?

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.18.2012 | Los Angeles
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Running is its own end. It's a sentence and an exclamation mark. Running definitely brings out one's spirit, and also it shows people that anything is possible. If you'll be in Pasadena this weekend check out the 4th Annual Pasadena Marathon.