"It's downright disturbing." That's the reaction of Richard Retting, author of a report on pedestrian safety for the Governors Highway Safety Association. He was reacting to the statistic that 5,984 pedestrians in the USA were killed by motor vehicles in 2017.
Running at night might be part of your training schedule but it can be dangerous! What can you do to reduce the risks? Read on to learn 10 tips for a safe and effective night run.
Have you ever wondered why you feel so good after a jog? Your body feels lighter, your mind feels clearer, your whole body feels calmer, and you feel like you are on top of the world. Read More
Well, for some people, running is more than just a form of exercise. It's a way to keep their mental health issues at bay. A way to fight depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders and so much more.
Despite the common misconception, did you know that a lot of Americans enjoy participating in races? Read More
Every year, around 4.5 million people participate in races. While the growth of participants slowed down, it's still around 7% so it's still viable to host events that involve other athletic feats and marathons.
There are a lot of ways to succeed in obstacle course race training.
Hardship is part of the deal when you're a fan of extreme endurance running. There are plenty of things that make extreme running difficult. Some races take it to a whole new level.
The 934-mile Great Himalaya Trail is likely the most extreme. Current record holders, Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel recently completed this grueling route in 25 days.
So you've been running for a little while and you've decided that you'd like to start training for a marathon. We must warn you, it's not going to be easy. But, once you cross that finish line and all that hard work pays off, you'll feel amazing. Here's a guide to help you get started on your amazing journey. Read More
Running may be an activity that delivers a variety of personal benefits, but that doesn't mean you have to participate on your own. Certainly, you can hit the open road at your leisure and enjoy a bit of peace and quiet away from the madding world and the many demands of your daily life. However, you could also choose to run with friends or join a local running club if you're looking for a way to turn your fitness routine into a social activity, killing two birds with one stone. Read More
You've spent months training your mind and body to deliver an incredible performance and your race day was a success. You beat your goal time and qualified for your next marathon. What now? Read More
The holidays are full of relatives, parties, shopping, and traveling. It is all too easy to let your routine slide over the holidays. However, it does not have to doom your progress. That is even if getting motivated enough to find the time for a run can be a challenge. There are plenty of distractions to get you off your game. Read More
Just about every runner has experienced "runners high" at some point and most of us have seen the physical benefits of running as well. But for many of us, really getting into running can be a life changing experience. Today I want to talk about peoples changes and share my story with you. Read More
A lot of runners working their way up to marathon-level fitness are concerned about common problems like fatigue, injury, and boredom, all of which are possible and even probable if you don't find ways to combat them. There's also a high potential for burnout. When you're pounding the pavement for hours each and every day in preparation for those 26-plus miles on race day, months down the road, burnout is a distinct possibility. Read More
Any activity can be fun when you're seeing consistent improvement, and this is true for running. We all have our physical limits, though, and eventually you're going to reach a point where no matter how you try, you simply can't seem to improve your running speed. Read More
If there's one thing runners love, it's that feeling of exhilaration and freedom that comes from hitting the open road, breathing fresh air, and keeping pace to a favorite song. Running is something you do for yourself, and it feels great...until it doesn't.