running

Man Dies In Krispy Kreme Race That Requires Participants Eat 12 Donuts

The Krispy Kreme Race is in its 12th year and this is the first time anything like this  has occurred.

Bronwyn Isaac |

This Menstruating Marathoner Is Making A Splash

London marathoner and M.I.A. drummer Kiran Gandhi ran the London Marathon this past April while menstruating freely. This sounds like zero fun to me, but Gandhi views it differently, according…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Deck Yourself Out For Running: 9 Ways To Spoil Yourself This Spring

It’s spring! That means it’s the time of year when running wusses like me get out of the gym and onto the streets where all the much braver running nutsos…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Rebecca Zamolo Trains For A Half-Marathon After Losing Her Colon

When Rebecca Zamolo, a vibrant actress, YouTube star and athlete, began experiencing stomach pain after eating along with other unusual symptoms, she knew something wasn’t quite right. She got the shock of…

Claire Hannum |

Who Wouldn’t Want To Run A Disney Marathon?

Uhhhh … why did no one tell me until now that Disney hosts themed running events? Racked posted a very informational article about Disney’s Princess Run and other Disney-themed running…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Your Complete Guide To Caring For Your Feet

Before I started marathon training, I almost never thought about my feet. Why would I, right? They’re all the way down there, on the ground. Never mind the fact that…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

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 |

Harassers Won’t Even Leave Women Alone While We’re Running

Apparently a lot of women runners have more trouble with street harassment than I do when I go out for a jog. The Guardian posted an op-ed today about the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Study: Could Too Much Running Shorten Your Life?

Science is now suggesting that you think twice before feeling smug about making it on to the treadmill this morning. A new study published in the Journal of the American College

Claire Hannum |

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 |

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 |

I Can’t Run For A While, So What Do I Do Now? Advice Please!

I love the natural high of exercise. To me, it serves as a kind of pseudo anti-depressant* that puts me in an instant good mood, and I like to alternate…

Claire Hannum |

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 |

What Are You Really Running From?

I have to admit that I’m somewhat of a runner myself, so maybe I’m not supposed to find this video funny, but this Onion ad for a fake fitness tracker…

Claire Hannum |

This Woman Uses Nike+ To Draw Penises, Inspires Me To Start Running

I hate running with a fiery passion. But thanks to one genius woman who has turned her exercise misery into something inappropriate, I am now inspired to lace up my…

Katie Oldenburg |

Camel Toe City: Lululemon Now Makes Onesies For Running, Appropriately Called “Runsies”

Lululemon, the pricey workout clothing retailer known for saying larger women’s sizes aren’t part of their “formula,” have gone and trumped themselves in the Shaking My Head department by creating…

Katie Oldenburg |

Found: My New Favorite Running Shorts

In my continuing quest to become a runner, I’ve conquered a number of mental obstacles, but until recently, had yet to figure out the solution to a more tangible challenge:…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

5 Invisible Obstacles I Conquer Every Time I Run

I started running regularly about six months ago, moving slowly from the “Oh My God I Hate This So Much” stage to the “Hey This Is Kind Of Cool” stage…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

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 |

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Joy Johnson, 86, The Oldest Woman To Run The NYC Marathon, Dies Days After Completing 25th Race

Joy Johnson, the oldest woman to ever run the New York City Marathon, died today at age 86, just two days after she successfully completed her 25th run in the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |
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