• February 12, 2017

    Unexpected Sources of Running Motivation

    I’m not one for mantras when I’m running. If they work for you, great! But for me, at best they cause massive eye rolls.

  • February 12, 2017

    26.2 Signs that You Just Ran a Marathon

    Ah, the marathon aftermath. It’s that wretched time when the lower half of your body is screaming “what did I just do?!”, while the upper half has a big smile plastered on your face.

  • February 06, 2017

    Top 20 Things Not to Do While Running

    As runners, we are constantly barraged with tips – those things we should be doing while we run. But what about what we should not do?

  • February 06, 2017

    10 Things NOT to Say to an Injured Runner

    Injuries and runners. The two go together like peanut butter and jelly.

    While it’s nice to think you will never get injured as a runner, the odds are not in your favor.

  • February 05, 2017

    The 6 Types of Runners You Never See Coming

    You’ve raced with them. You’ve looked on, slack-jawed and wide-eyed as they passed. It happens at a lot of races. I’m closing in on the last few miles, hanging onto my pace for dear life, repeating mantras in my head like a mental patient, when one appears.

  • February 03, 2017

    We All Run for Ice Cream: 11 Flavors of Runners

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! We run so that we can eat ice cream. (And if you deny this truth, you are so lying.) There are many different types and flavors of ice cream, similar to the different types and flavors of runners.

  • February 03, 2017

    You Peed Yourself Again! How to Stop Leaking on the Run

    Most of us have a bodily function issue while running. For some, it’s snot; for others, it’s poop. Then there is sweat, puke, and sometimes blood. But, let’s not forget that one golden fluid…URINE!

     

  • February 03, 2017

    Are You A Badass Runner?

    I went for a run this morning. No big deal right? Well, it was pouring out, around 53 degrees, and dark. The whole time I was saying to myself, “How badass am I?”

  • February 02, 2017

    The 12 Stages of Running With Your Period

    Do you ever feel like running with your period is just one giant hassle? You are not alone. Here is a possible scenario of when Aunt Flow joins you for a run.

  • February 02, 2017

    Which Celebrity Runner Are You?

    Have you every wondered what celebrity runner you’re most like? I know I have! Match up the description that fits you at the top with the celebs at the bottom.

  • January 14, 2017

    The 10 Things You Should Do After Your First Race

    Finishing your first race is a huge milestone for any runner. Every runner remembers their first, right? So all that training, all that wondering whether you could actually do it, is behind you, you’ve crossed the finish line and…now what?

  • February 19, 2016

    You Know You're a Runner When...

    Some things only a runner would understand. If you can relate to some of these, congratulations! Know that you belong to a unique, elite (and crazy) group! Stand tall and run proud!

  • December 05, 2015

    20 Ways Running a Marathon Is Like Giving Birth

    While it is true that giving birth and running a race are two drastically different events with two extremely different outcomes, there are many similarities between the two.

  • June 16, 2015

    How to Convince a Non-Runner to Go on a Racecation

    You are a runner who likes to travel. For you, the ideal vacation is one where you see a new place and you get to run a race. Yet, your potential travel partner (i.e., non-runner) isn’t buying it.

  • January 20, 2015

    10 More Celebrities Who Run

    We’ve already talked about 10 celebrities who run for enjoyment and fitness. As if you needed any more reasons to like your fave superstars, I’m coming at you with another 10 celebrities who hit the pavement.

  • January 16, 2015

    Foam Rolling: Are You A Roll-iever?

    Ah, foam rolling. We love to hate it. If you have yet to experience the pleasure in the excruciating pain that is foam rolling, then stop what you’re doing, head over to your local sporting goods store and pick one up.

  • December 03, 2014

    Why Do I Love to Run? Carb-Loading

    Reasons I run:

    1. It feels good.
    2. I can eat a lot more food, including my absolute favorite carbs!

  • November 19, 2014

    How to Run in the Snow and Not Bust Your Butt

    There are a lot of runner-wusses out there who think that when it snows they have to either head for the dreadmill or go back to bed.

  • October 30, 2014

    How Lack Of Sleep Affects Your Running

    While it is no fun to be a statistic, you probably are one. If you sleep less than seven hours per night, then you are part of the 40 percent of people who are getting less than the recommended amount of sleep (7-9 hours).

  • October 21, 2014

    The 5 Hidden Talents of Runners

    Runners are a special breed. Not only do we methodically plot and plan our running routes, run short and long distances in all sorts of weather, and then return home to obsess about our mileage and pace, but we even have a few hidden talents!

  • October 17, 2014

    What’s Your Running Style: Terminator or Phoebe Buffay?

    What is your running style? If you had to put a label on it, what would it be? Do you start out one way and end up another? There are so many running styles out there, and here are several of my favorites.

  • October 08, 2014

    Why I Hate My Running Buddy…But Really, I Love Her

    A running buddy is like a soulmate. You need someone who runs at your speed, someone who will push you, someone you can depend on to show up and make you show up, and someone who has similar goals.

  • August 22, 2014

    How to Not Crap Yourself on a Run

    It seems I have become the poop counselor. The fart correspondent. The shart expert.

    I am not sure if it is favorable to be a pro in this area.