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Olympic Medalist Turns Tragedy Of Rape, Family Death Into Triumph

Huffington Post | Laura Rothkopf | Posted 08.09.2012 | Impact

Olympian Kellie Wells has spent her life overcoming hurdles -- in both literal and heartbreakingly figurative ways. After taking home the bronze i...

Family Loses Hope Of Finding Extreme Runner Alive

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 08.09.2012 | Sports

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Peggy LeMaitre no longer holds out hope that her husband is alive five weeks – and multiple searches – after he vanis...

It Ain't Over: Linda Kuil’s Amazing Race -- From Fat To Finish Line

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Keeping the Goal in Sight: Sports and Corporate Social Responsibility

Caroline Avakian | Posted 10.07.2012 | Impact
Caroline Avakian

Newton Running, like serious athletes in any sport, comes with a deep understanding of what it takes to get to the finish line. There are no shortcuts or silver bullets. You need to train hard, build skills, persevere and always keep the end goal in sight.

Week 1 of the Great Lung Run

Kelcey Harrison | Posted 10.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelcey Harrison

We are one week into this adventure, and it is time for updates! I am still running across the country to raise money and awareness for lung cancer. I am taking on this challenge in honor of a dear childhood friend, Jill Costello, who lost her battle with lung cancer at just 22.

Olympic Differences in the Way Men and Women Move

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 10.05.2012 | Science
Dr. Douglas Fields

Such a fundamental movement, the one-leg squat is the foundation of running, jumping, balance, and lifting. Could this simple maneuver differ that much between men and women?

What's On Your Fitness Bucket List?

Sarah Klein | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

There are a number of fitness activities I know exist that I'd be more than happy to try if I had the gear and the guts. But there are a few I just have to, have to try.

I'm The Chick Running From New York To San Francisco

Kelcey Harrison | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelcey Harrison

I'm just your average 24-year-old who grew up in San Francisco, went to Harvard University, and moved to New York soon after college... And now I'm running across the country, 30 miles a day, to raise money and awareness for lung cancer.

Catherine Pearson

Dean Karnazes Makes Marathoners Look Lazy | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.29.2012 | Sports

Think one marathon is tough? Try 50, in 50 states, on 50 consecutive days. Dean Karnazes has. He's also run 350 miles in 82 straight hours, raced ...

Making Time Count

Greg Woodburn | Posted 09.26.2012 | Impact
Greg Woodburn

My experiences in Ghana taught me that I am my most authentic and joyous self when I am empowering others to run forward -- toward dreams, toward passions, toward fulfilling lives. Making others count makes time count.

Why Do Baton Drops Happen So Often in Professional Relay Races?

Quora | Posted 09.25.2012 | Sports

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Aaron Ellis, High School Track Coach Solid handoffs on 4X100m relays require great timing and chemis...

Tales Of A New Runner (And Lightening Up!)

Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D. | Posted 09.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D.

Amidst the many demands of adulthood, life can sometimes lose its lightness. Even in our positive efforts toward health and wellness, we can become overly serious in our pursuits.

Mastering Master Class

Judi Freedman | Posted 09.22.2012 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

I hope Peter Spier's story inspires you to think differently about how you want to Master your own journey during your life after 50.

How To Perfect Your Running Form

Christopher Drozd | Posted 09.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

Success -- to run farther, run faster, and run with less chance of injury, and otherwise savor the joy of running -- asks only for attention, practice, and patience.

Faster Athletes, Slower Spectators and the Olympic Marathon

American Anthropological Association | Posted 09.20.2012 | Sports
American Anthropological Association

The finishing time for the first Olympic marathon was 2 hours 58 minutes and 50 seconds. The medalists in the men's race next week will likely cross the line at close to two hours, and women will not be too far behind.

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.

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.

A Blast Of Color For Your Run

Erin Bernhardt | Posted 09.14.2012 | Good News
Erin Bernhardt

Someone yelled, "GO!" We blasted off running. The cheers and giggles and sheer joy of being painted on a run for a cause were the best way to wake up on a Saturday morning.

Why This Kickstarter for A High-Performance GPS Sports Watch Could Save Your Life

Rachel Sklar | Posted 09.10.2012 | Women
Rachel Sklar

If you've ever been out for a run and suddenly realized that you're alone and no one's around... well, you know that feeling. And it is not "peace of mind."

What Is It About Running That Makes Great Books? A Talk With Author David Davis

Steve Kettmann | Posted 09.02.2012 | Books
Steve Kettmann

This running boom has brought us a bumper crop of first-rate books, including Showdown at Shepherd's Bush. We caught up with author David Davis recently to discuss the book and running books in general.

Home Sweet Home

Leslie Mellet | Posted 08.29.2012 | Fifty
Leslie Mellet

I love the Philadelphia Insurance Triathlon because the route includes some of the most beautiful and interesting areas of Philadelphia. I had a great race and felt very strong the entire time.

In Kenya, Running for Nature

Mark Tercek | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green
Mark Tercek

Since its inception, the race has brought in about $3.2 million, including $500,000 in 2011, for a range of important education, community development, health and wildlife conservation projects across Kenya.

The Great Escape -- The Time Is Now

Leslie Mellet | Posted 08.22.2012 | Fifty
Leslie Mellet

The swells were tossing me around like a row boat in the middle of the ocean. I had been in the water for what seemed like an eternity. I could see the beach (swim exit) and I had passed it!

Scientists Solve Mystery Of Cat's Spectacular Speed

Posted 06.21.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/21/2012 08:07 AM EDT on LiveScience Cheetahs and greyhounds have very similar running...

Training for the Great Escape

Leslie Mellet | Posted 08.21.2012 | Fifty
Leslie Mellet

Let me catch you up on my racing and training.