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A Non-Runner's Guide to Runners

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.07.2014 | 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 ...

6 Things I Learned From My First 5K

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maria Luci, associate editor at Rodale The alarm went off at 5:15 a.m. on Sunday. As it buzzed, I lay there and thought to myself,...

Strength in Numbers

David Willey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
David Willey

This is being published on November 12, but it's already safe to say it: What a year! I don't recall another one when the running world changed more, grew in so many new ways, or bounced back from such adversity.

10 Mistakes To Avoid On Marathon Day

Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Lisa Marshall for Runner's World Just hours after completing a recent marathon, I raised a bittersweet toast to a race I was already eager to fo...

Mental Toughness, Performance Training and the Birth of a New Sport: The Double Road Race

Dr. JoAnn Dahlkoetter | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports
Dr. JoAnn Dahlkoetter

As a sports psychologist and athlete, I want to stay healthy and fit, just like you. Whether you're a runner, triathlete or cyclist, you'd like to create more variety in your workouts so that you can stay motivated to keep going, right? Well, I have discovered the perfect way to do just that.

Only a Race?

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger David Willey, editor-in-chief of Runner's World For me at least, there was no calm before the storm, and certainly none after it. ...

Remembering Grete Waitz, the First Lady of the Marathon

David Willey | Posted 12.31.2011 | Sports
David Willey

In the days leading up to the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, countless runners will remember the woman who jumpstarted the women's running revolution three decades ago, and who supported and encouraged runners of all abilities until her death.

Running Is My Boyfriend: Countdown to the New York City Marathon

Emily Faherty | Posted 11.21.2011 | New York
Emily Faherty

It's official. I've become one of those people. A "real runner." I am obsessed with logging my miles. I feel strongest when I'm climbing big hills. And I am seriously addicted to chocolate milk.

My Magic Running Shoes

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I was one of those depressed, overweight, overstressed people who always had a reason why I wouldn't or couldn't run. The most pressing reason was that sneakers made my feet feel so hot that I couldn't bear to wear them. Ever.

Reading the Pictures: Newsweek's Palin "Make Up Sex" Cover

Michael Shaw | Posted 09.11.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2011-07-12-palin.pngIs this "make-up sex" for the notorious Sarah Palin Runners World cover?

Is Boulder Still the Happiest City in America?

Alexia Parks | Posted 06.28.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Mike Sandrock is one of Boulder's perpetually happy runners. He also spends time volunteering with the nonprofit that he co-founded. Its mission: to send running shoes to children living in poverty.

Innovations in Magazines 2010: Adapt & Thrive

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Shrinking advertising revenue, fewer pages, slashed payrolls and dropping circulations haven't deterred traditional and new titles from capitalizing on fast-paced changes in the media.

Is That All There Is? The Secrets of "Getting a Life"

Chris McGowan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chris McGowan

Joe Robinson is working to save America and he's not selling the rapture, a guru, or the dismantling of the federal government. He is an evangelical o...

Learning to Run

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I used to be a runner. A long, long time ago. Not the kind who raced or anything, or felt part of a running community, but the kind who ran for fitnes...

Sarah Palin, Preparing to Run

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

After reading Palin's interview in Runner's World, I doubt she'll be off the political stage anytime soon. A presidential campaign is a long race that requires a lot of endurance.

Hope Runs: Helping Orphans Find Their Footing

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

With the current economy, people are turning inward and thinking about themselves. I think one thing people can do is go on one of these transformational trips, or volunteer to do something.