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It's All In Your Head

Put yourself in an awkward encounter. It can be a grocery checkout line or your daughter’s seventh-grade production of “Our Town.” Odds are, if you talk with someone about something, you’ll talk about the weather. Chatting about the weather with …

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How to Run-Commute to Work

Last summer, I had a minor car accident and couldn’t drive my car for two weeks. It was a frustrating hassle, but it came with a silver lining: I had to get creative with my transportation to work. I discovered the run commute as a result!  I only lived 5.5 miles …

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Overcome These Top Fears of New Runners

Whether it’s starting a job, going on a first date or buying a house, doing anything new can be daunting. New runners know the feeling, too. Starting a running routine can come with a lot of questions—and fears—for people new to the sport. From the ri…

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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is a pain.  The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says 2 million people are treated for the condition each year. But the condition is prevalent in runners, too: One in 10 runners will suffer from plantar fasciitis at some point during …

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Essential Gear You Need to Start Running

You don’t want your gear to be a distraction when you’re running. If your socks are rubbing your heel raw and your sweat-soaked cotton T-shirt is plastered to your chest, you’re probably not going to enjoy your run. But slip into lightweight, moisture-wicki…

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Girls On The Run Builds Confidence, Skills For Young Runners

Running is a gift. It brings us fitness, confidence, community, purpose. What if you could give that gift to someone and better their life? Strategically designed programs called Girls On the Run (GOTR) do this very thing for girls in elementary and middle school across the c…

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Tips to Stay Safe During Winter Runs

With the ice, snow, frigid temperatures and a short supply of daylight, it's easy to let your running routine—and your fitness—slide during winter months. But with the right gear, a few precautions and a mindful approach to winter running, you can run th…

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How to Squeeze More Running into Short Winter Days

Spice Up Your Winter Running Routine For many runnings, it can be difficult to find the motivation and drive to muster up quality training sessions with the winter’s colder temps and limited sunlight. Sleeping more, feeling blue and having less motivation to work out t…

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How to Recover After Running a Marathon

Hammering out 26.2 miles takes a toll on your body—not to mention all the training miles leading up to race day. It’s time you got some rest. Rest from running and recovery look different for everybody. Some runners need weeks of reduced mileage to work bac…

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9 Gift Ideas for Runners

Nothing helps a runner geek out like some new gear. Whether they’re pushing a PR or getting into running for the first time, we have all the tools they need to be successful. From the latest running shoes to GPS running watches, there’s plenty of gear to wrap up this holid…

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