Posts tagged Running
Berlin Marathon Training Week 1

Week 1 of training for the Berlin Marathon, CHECK! Now I know what you're thinking, "WEEK 1?!?! But the race is less than 6 weeks away! Are you insane?" Yes, yes I am insane but for other reasons. Let me preface this by saying I have no clue what I'm doing. I swear my miCoach watch gave me a very judgmental look when I tried to figure out how to recover from last month's San Francisco Marathon and then get ready for both the Berlin and New York City Marathons. This was the conversation we had...

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16 Feelings All Runners Live For

When you start running it's hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel but once you get there your whole life shifts. You find you're happiest when you're running. You're not you when you're not running regularly and when that happens, you start to notice the little things. Here are 16 feelings all runners LIVE for:

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11 People You'll Encounter On Race Day

Race day is a giant tornado of a day. You're nervous, excited and full of anticipation. The one thing you are guaranteed to notice throughout a race weekend is the sheer volume of human beings who are going to be running with you. Whether you're running your small local race or a huge spectacle like the 50K person strong NYC Marathon, here are 11 people you'll encounter on race day:

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How To Convince Yourself to Run a Marathon

Most runners follow a distance progression. They may start with a 5K or 10K then decide to go for 13.1. Some start at 13.1 but shy away from the dreaded 26.2. Then there are the serious crazy people who start at 26.2 or ultra marathons. Everyone's different and there is no right or wrong progression when it comes to the marathon. The hardest part of a marathon is registering. (DISCLAIMER: That's a slight exaggeration...) This is for all you runners who are trying to convince yourselves to sign up for a marathon:

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Scientists Claim That Running Marathons Shortens Your Life Span

A new Danish study came out recently that was searching to find the correlation between jogging and its long term effects on mortality. The study aimed to discover if the intensity at which you run certain distances helps you live longer or kills you faster. Here's what they found...

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Your 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Kelly's Favorite Things

I wanted to take today to play Oprah and create a Kelly’s Favorite Things for all of you struggle bus drivers who can’t figure out what to get your crazy runner or workout fiend. I went ahead and made a list of all the things I want for Christmas (or already have and think you’d like as well) and broke them into price categories because I love you. You're Welcome.

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