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Three Great Finishes This Week (Videos)

Wow, this was a great week for awesome finishes! In case you missed them, check these out:At the Triathlon World Series finale in Mexico, race leader (and Series leader at the time) Johnny Brownlee hit the wall in the last half mile and almost lost consciousness. Show More Summary

Finally Relief for Joint Pain – Glucosamine Benefits for Runners

FINALLY! RELIEF FOR JOINT PAIN - glucosamine BENEFITS for RunnersSharesWe all know that running is a great way to keep yourself active and fit but like every other strenuous activity, it can cause long-term damage to your body, especially your knees. Show More Summary

How to Preserve Color in Your Color Run Shirt

How To Preserve Color in Your Color Run ShirtSharesEver since I experienced my first 5K a few years ago, it's been on my list ever year to attend at least one. After a couple years I have compiled a nice collection of these souvenir shirts. Show More Summary

What are the Benefits of Chia Seeds for Runners?

What are the Benefits of Chia Seeds for Runners?Athletes in general are required to keep a strict balanced diet. Ensuring that their bodies get the right amount of all manner of nutrients so that they can function at their maximum capabilities. Show More Summary

The Ultimate Disney Running Playlist

THE ULTIMATE DISNEY RUNNING PLAYLISTSharesWhen I was a kid I was not a Disney fan. I watched the movies, had a few t-shirts but never experienced the "Disney Magic" until I went with my wife and father-in law several years ago. Having...Show More Summary

The 2016 Half Moon Bay Marathon - Sun, Smiles, and a Surprise Victory

I was all smiles on Sunday morning as I snuck out of the house and drove towards the beach...after a two year hiatus, the Half Moon Bay International Marathon was back for 2016! When this race debuted in 2011, it magically captured so...Show More Summary

The 5 Best Treadmills for Running Under $500

The 5 Best Treadmills for Running Under $500SharesIt is a common misconception in the fitness world that you have to invest tens of thousands of dollars before ending up with decent gym or workout equipment. But this couldn’t be any further from the truth. Show More Summary

Why Do Runners Wear Arm Sleeves?

WhY DO RUNNERS WEAR ARM SLEEVES ?SharesFrom baseball to basketball and football to even golf, we see compression arm sleeves almost everywhere. We have seen well-known athletes like Derek Jeter, LeBron James and other popular sports person using these arm sleeves on the court and field. Show More Summary

Sole Treadmill vs Nordictrack – Which Treadmill is Better ?

?Sole Treadmill vs Nordictrack - which one is better?SharesPurchasing a Treadmill for your own home can be very healthy and beneficial, but finding the correct one can be a challenge. Which brand of treadmill do you go with? What needs...Show More Summary

Registration for the 2017 Boston Marathon Begins on Monday, Sept. 12th

For all you Boston Marathon lovers, a reminder that the registration process for the 2017 Boston Marathon will begin next Monday, September 12, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. ET. Hopefully you have scored your "BQ" qualifying time with a little...Show More Summary

20 Post Run Foods That You Should Eat

20 Post Run Foods That You Should EatSharesWhen it comes to post-run fuel, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the enormous amount of material out there that tells you what you should eat, what you shouldn’t eat, how much you should eat and when you should eat it. Show More Summary

Speed and Serenity at the 2016 Tamalpa Headlands 50k (USATF Trail 50k Championships)

No matter how you sliced it, the 2016 Tamalpa Headlands 50k was destined to be epic. A rugged course through some of most scenic and challenging trails of the Marin Headlands would climb 7,000' with the Pacific Ocean in view, all while...Show More Summary

8 Simple & Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Runners

I tricked myself to become a morning runner. When it was time to change the clocks for the daylight savings time in November I decided I would wake up at 5 a.m (my body would think it was 6 a.m) and start running. This simple trick enabled me to get past the idea of hitting […] The post 8 Simple & Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Runners appeared first on Train for a 5K.com.

Fast Runners Will Hit the Headlands 50k This Saturday for the USATF Trail 50k National Championships

I'm getting excited for the Headlands 50k this Saturday! Race Directors Tim and Diana Fitzpatrick put together this great press release featuring some of the big names coming for the USATF 50k Trail National Championships. It's going...Show More Summary

Saucony Progrid Hurricane 15 Review

Saucony Progrid Hurricane 15 REVIEWShares?Saucony has been one of the well-known brand of athletic shoes that is currently out in the market today. It is considered as one of the best running shoes for flat feet as it provides support...Show More Summary

Touring the Swiss Alps at the 2016 Sierre-Zinal 31k

Last Sunday, I had the great pleasure of joining 3,500+ mountain athletes for the 43rd edition of the Sierre-Zinal 31k in Valais, Switzerland. This race is one of the European trail running "classics'', so I was thrilled to be able to...Show More Summary

Scenes from the 2016 Coastal Trail Runs Crystal Springs 50k

Got a few pictures of the happy runners enjoying the Coastal Trail Run Crystal Springs 10k/40k/42k/50k in Woodside, CA, yesterday. A great day for running!

2016 Rio Olympic Games - Track and Field Schedule Highlights

Are you getting excited for Rio 2016?!? It's just a few weeks away! In case you are like me and desperately trying to figure out the NBC television/streaming schedule, here are a few important dates I am setting the alarm for to catch...Show More Summary

Jan Frodeno Sets New Ironman Distance World Record (7:35:39) at 2016 Challenge Roth

German Jan Frodeno, perhaps already the worlds greatest triathlete, set a world record at the Ironman distance triathlon this last weekend at the 2016 Challenge Roth, posting an insane 7:35:39 and taking almost six minutes of the previous world record set by Andreas Raelert on this same course five years ago. Show More Summary

Can Trail Running Make You Smarter?

We all know trail running to be a wonderful activity for increasing your physical health. But can it make you smarter as well? More studies are showing that both physical activity and being outside can improve mental cognition...perhaps...Show More Summary

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