• April 03, 2018

    7 Marathon Signs to Keep You and Your Friends Running

    Whether you’re running your first race or are a seasoned vet, cheers and signs will always help keep you going. At Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series events around the world, the sidelines are packed with supportive friends, family, and fans.

    Guarantee you have the best spectator sign at your next race with these motivational (and hilarious) sign ideas:

  • April 01, 2018

    All in Good Run: April Fool's Day Pranks for Runners

    It’s the first day of April so you know what that means..it’s April Fool’s Day! As someone born on this day (no, that’s not a joke), I’ve had experience in being both the receiver and giver of pranks. I guess it helps that I have a sense of humor too!

  • February 13, 2018

    How Much Do You Love Running? Take the Quiz!

    Valentine’s Day is an ode to those who make our hearts (and feet) race. How is your relationship with running going? Are you in the honeymoon phase? Feeling non-committal? Take this quiz to put your relationship to the test and find out where you two really stand.

  • March 01, 2017

    Kooky Things Runners Do

    Runners are weird…or should I say…kooky?

    Whether you are a member of the running community or an outsider looking in, you probably have realized at one time or another that running is a whole different world.

  • February 28, 2017

    The 6 Stages of a Beginner Runner

    What does a beginner runner go through at the start? Here are the six stages we’ve all gone through.

  • February 28, 2017

    10 Surprising Things That Only Happen to Runners

    Like any club or group you belong to, there are specific characteristics that define and speak to what you are collectively. For runners, a lot of those defining things are disgusting (snot rockets), inappropriate to share at dinner (relieving yourself in public) or just downright incomprehensible to the non-runner (spending the equivalent of a car payment on a race entry).

  • February 27, 2017

    10 Super Powers Runners Wish They Had

    In a dream world, what super powers do you wish runners had? Maybe it’s a GPS chip embedded into your brain that tells you the location of the nearest porta-potties on your run. Perhaps it’s an ability to grow a new hair tie out of your wrist when you’re in need. We asked you to tell us your ideas. Your responses were so awesome, we compiled 10 of them into an infographic! Enjoy!

  • February 27, 2017

    When Nature Calls: 5 Reasons Not to Hate on Race Porta-Potties

    Certain things happen before a race. It doesn’t matter if it’s a 5K or marathon, the pre-race rituals are always present. They begin with an announcer pumping up the runners with a passionate speech about the race.

  • February 27, 2017

    The 10 Stages of Getting Up Early for a Morning Run

    It’s never easy setting your alarm to get up before the sun rises to squeeze in a run, but it is always worth it. That being said, here are the 10 stages of grief getting up for an early morning run.

    1. The night before: You set your alarm. For 5 a.m. That’s 5 freaking a.m. You’re sure you want to do this, right?

  • February 27, 2017

    The 25 Most Kick-Ass Things About Running

    Have you ever been asked why you run? It appears that the non-running world simply does not understand why we are compelled to routinely tie up our shoes and head out for runs regardless of weather, time of day or how busy we are. 

     

  • February 26, 2017

    The 4 Key Run Types They Don't Tell You About

    When you start taking a semi-serious approach to your running, you might encounter articles and blog posts that tell you about different types of runs.

     

  • February 25, 2017

    What Your Coffee Order Says About Your Running Personality

    In our caffeine-crazed society, it is nearly impossible to find someone without a cup of java in hand. Runners are no different.

     

  • February 24, 2017

    Why Everything in FRIENDS Can Be Related to Running

    Because the greatest show in the world might as well be about the greatest sport in the world. Right? Here’s how “Friends” relates to running.

    When your running friend tells you — again — about their awesome long-run splits.


     

  • February 22, 2017

    The Secret Perks of Being a Runner

    Most of us know the obvious benefits of being a runner. We might lose weight, develop stronger muscles and bones, and burn millions of calories. Beyond the well-known advantages, what are some of the secret perks of running?

     

  • February 21, 2017

    10 Smells You Might Experience on a Run

    When you go out for a run, you never know what to expect. From funny pedestrians to different smells, you have to be ready for anything. Here are some of the good and bad smells that you might experience on a run.

  • February 20, 2017

    Your Take: Worst Songs to Get Stuck in Your Head on a Run

    Music can make or break your workout. Powerful lyrics can propel you through the miles, while an annoying jingle can exacerbate your efforts.

  • February 19, 2017

    The Ideal Day for a Runner

    It’s 4:45 a.m. Your alarm hasn’t even gone off yet, and you are awake. This never happens. You actually don’t hate the idea of going out for a run

  • February 19, 2017

    The Scariest Animals to Encounter on a Run

    Running on the back roads of southwest Wisconsin (admittedly, sometimes at dusk), I am often afraid that some critter will come out of nowhere and attack me.

  • February 18, 2017

    The 5 Facebook Posts Runners Want to Write but Won't

    Runners who post on Facebook easily become punching bags. They are criticized for bragging, not being truthful and oversharing.

  • February 18, 2017

    10 Struggles Only Runners Would Understand

    Running is awesome. But it comes with some minor frustrations. Here are 10 struggles only runners would understand:

  • February 17, 2017

    7 Ways To Make Your Next Long Run Fun

    Whether you run solo or in a group of people, a long run is a long run. The rewards are many, but getting through the distance is not always an easy thing.

  • February 14, 2017

    The Best Running Movies

    There are a lot more movies about running out there than you might think. So which are the best ones that are worth your precious time?

  • February 13, 2017

    Treadmill Love: Why Some Runners Can’t Get Enough

    While the treadmill has some derogatory nicknames like “human hamster wheel,” “the dreadmill” and “Satan’s conveyer belt,” many people actually prefer treadmill running to other alternatives.

  • February 13, 2017

    The Pros and Cons of Having a Running Buddy

    Having a partner to run with can be a gift and a curse. Sure, you have companionship and someone to watch your back when you pee.

  • February 13, 2017

    The Stages of Falling in Love — With Shoes

    You dreamed of it as a child, and you searched for it as an adult. It is what every human desires: true love. The one who completes you and supports you.