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Hardcore Marathoner Hyvon Ngetich Collapsed During The Austin Marathon And Finished Anyway

Kenyan marathon runner Hyvon Ngetich collapsed at the 26-mile mark at the Austin Marathon this weekend, and instead of accepting medical assistance, she crawled on her hands and knees to…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 17, 2015 - 6:00 pm

A Guy Just Ran 7 Marathons On 7 Continents In 7 Days, Which Is Seriously A Nuts Thing To Do

After I ran my first (and last) marathon last year, my legs were stone-stiff. Like, I got to the finish line, started walking, collected my congratulatory medal, heat blanket, protein…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 26, 2015 - 2:40 pm

How Shoes Made Me More Aware Of My Mortality

Two weeks before the Chicago Marathon, I bought a new model of the shoes I’d been training in and started running in them to try to break them in for…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 10, 2014 - 1:00 pm

8 Lessons I’ve Learned During Marathon Training

In March, I signed up for a 5k called Bacon Chase that took place in June (the lure being that you got unlimited bacon at the end). I figured by…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 12, 2014 - 10:00 am

True Story: My Big, Fat, Finished Marathon

About 20 weeks ago, I decided to train to do the Seattle Marathon.  Sunday was the Seattle Marathon.  When I woke up at 5am I told my partner Julianne “It’s going…

Ragen Chastain | December 9, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Running In Heels Is Painful, But Worth It

Running in heels is a talent — one which my boyfriend is very happy that I possess, because somehow we’re always running late. But I never knew that my skill…

Bianca Posterli | November 23, 2009 - 7:20 pm