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.
Thinking of participating in the Color Run this year and need some Color Run tips?
The Color Run is an exciting 5K event that has hosted 6 million people and takes place in over 35 different countries. It's the longest running series to date. Read on to learn all about it.
Most people share a common running experience. You start off feeling slow and sluggish - wondering how long you've been running for and when it will be over - then something shifts. The body goes from heavy and stiff to warm and ready to run for miles. Read More
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
You've seen people running on the beach in movies, television shows, and maybe even in real life. What makes beach running so popular? Well, for one thing, it's the beach! If you'd like to get your workout in while enjoying the fresh air, here are a few tips and tricks to help you prepare for your run on the beach. Read More
Those of you who have been with me awhile know that I tend to listen to podcasts when I run. And because I'm an old school nerd...they tend to be things like Dan Carlin's Hardcore History or Come and Take It (a Texas history podcast). But there are times when even I need music :) Read More
If you've taken up running, you've probably done a bit of research into what you should wear. What you've likely found is a marketplace full of products that can be overwhelming, to say the least. Read More
Do you really need the pricey clothing, shoes, and accessories to hit the trail or hop on the treadmill? As a matter of fact, you might.
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
You've been training for months and you're finally ready to lace up your running shoes and hit the road in a competitive capacity. In other words, you've signed up for a race. Before you hear the starting gun, however, you need to understand that there is etiquette involved in racing, as with any social situation. Here are a few important points of etiquette every racing newbie should observe. Read More
You may not be surprised to learn that fit celebs like Heidi Klum, Channing Tatum, and Reese Witherspoon, as well as other-sport athletes like Apolo Ohno, Doug Flutie, and Marion Bartoli run on their off-time and even compete in marathons, but there are also a slew of stars you might never suspect of stepping into running shoes and pounding the pavement for fitness. Here are seven celebrities you probably didn't know were devoted to running. Read More
From 5k races to a simple jog around the block, it seems that lately, almost everybody is jumping on the running bandwagon.
Since it doesn't require any special equipment other than a good pair of shoes, running is an inexpensive, fun, and effective way to get in your weekly allotment of cardio.