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10 Best Running Trails in San Diego – The Top Places to Run

The 10 Best Running Trails in San Diego   The choices for running routes are endless in the San Diego, CA area. I like to describe the San Diego area as a runner’s mecca. I had a hard time deciding which trails to run during a 3-day trip to San Diego. Show More Summary

The Butte to Butte 10k....Short Races Are Fun Too!

"I don't know what the Butt to Butt is, but it sounds amazing." - Guy In Line Behind Me At Starbucks Reading My Shirt Well, the race is actually called the Butte to Butte 10k, but I had to agree that it was amazing. This July 4th event...Show More Summary

Best Running Trails in Arkansas – The Natural States Most Scenic

The 10 Best Running Trails in Arkansas   The Natural State’s Most ScenicArkansas offers a variety of running trails for all levels of runners. The state of Arkansas contains approximately 70 trails totaling 205 miles. Some trails go through lush scenery, while others offer breath-taking views of major cities. Show More Summary

The 107th Dipsea Race - Lessons Learned

"Oh, you're fast just didn't want it enough." Such was the feedback given to me by a 24-time Dipsea runner at the finish line, soon after I gasped to a personally disappointing 126th place (1:00:51). This was just afterShow More Summary

Stealing Fire, Ultrarunning, and the Pursuit of Ecstatis

Fellow Prometheans...if you are reading this, then YOU ARE A RECEIVER. Have you ever reached a transcendent state by engrossing yourself in a passion? Immersing yourself so deeply that time and effort just slips away? Perhaps you know...Show More Summary

26 Experts Share Their Favorite Beginner Running Tips

26 Experts Share Their Favorite Beginner Running TipsSharesIf you are just getting into running and are looking for easy to understand beginner running tips, it's hard to find better advice than the first-hand experiences of the running experts below. Show More Summary

My New Race T Is Awesome! Almost...

When Rabbit and created a special edition Elite Race-Her-Back Ultrarunner tank top featuring top women trail runners, I knew I had to have one. Featuring amazing women athletes from our sport in a clever "in the...Show More Summary

The 3 Best Lights for Running at Night Or Early Morning

Here are the 3 Best Lights for Running at Night or Early MorningSharesLike many runners, I run in the early morning around 5-6AM. Some runners prefer to run at night or after work. For me, the mornings fit my schedule the best. For both...Show More Summary

How to Find Your Perfect 5k Race Pace

How to Find Your Perfect 5k Race PaceDid you know that finding out exactly how fast or how slow to go on a 5K makes every run much better? Unfortunately, many runners tend to look at their gps watch for their time and not focusing on what pace the are running.In an effort to improve […] The post How to Find Your Perfect 5k Race Pace appeared first on Train for a

Ten Great Chris Cornell Songs For Your Running Playlists

As a long time fan of Chris Cornell (lead singer and songwriter for Soundgarden, Audioslave, and Temple of the Dog), I was devastated to hear of his sudden unexpected passing this last Wednesday. I'm normally not the kind of person who...Show More Summary

How to Run a 21 Minute 5K (or LESS!)

Ready to PR your Next 5K? Here’s How to Run any 5K in 21 Minutes or Faster.SharesNo matter how fit and in shape you think you are, running an entire 5K is always a grueling experience that will shake your confidence to the core. Don’t worry; you’re not alone. Show More Summary

Communing in the Redwoods at The 2017 Avenue of the Giants Marathon

In the far reaches of the Northern California coastline lies a magical ancient forest, stunning in its revelatory power. Giant coastal redwoods, in one of their last native habitats on the planet, have stood here for millennia. Their...Show More Summary

Nike Sub-2 Hour Marathon Attempt Will Be Broadcast Live This Friday

If you're interested in watching the Nike Sub-2 Hour Marathon Attempt at the Formula 1 track in Monza, Italy, this Friday, it will be streamed live at Nike's Facebook page, Runners World, and at 11:45 p.m. Eastern/8:45 p.m. Show More Summary

How to Set Challenging But Attainable Running Goals

How to Set Challenging But Attainable Running Goals for Your Next 5KWhether you’re a new to running or a season 5K runner looking to tone up for the next race, setting tough but realistic running goals will be a major key to success....Show More Summary

The 5 Benefits of Running Intervals for 5K Runners

The Top 5 Benefits of Running Intervals for 5K RunnersDid you know that active recovery is actually 10 times better for runners than stopping to catch a break? That’s right, while it might be tempting to sit down or lie flat after an intense running regimen, it might actually do you more harm than good. Show More Summary

Rebel Run at the 2017 Boston Marathon

The 2017 Boston Marathon was my 13th consecutive running of this iconic event, and once again, the experience exceeded all expectations. There’s nothing quite like this quintessential American road race - it consistently conjures a unique...Show More Summary

The 5 Best Shorts for Tough Mudder or Mud Runs

The 5 Best Shorts for Tough Mudder (or Mud Runs) and How to Find the Perfect Pair for YouIn just a few short years, mud runs and insanely challenging events like Tough Mudder have taken the sporting and fitness industry by storm. Along...Show More Summary

Book Review - The Trail Runner’s Companion, A Step-By-Step Guide to Trail Running and Racing

I recently had the chance to read a sneak preview copy of Sarah Lavender Smith’s new book, The Trail Runner’s Companion – A Step-By-Step Guide to Trail Running and Racing from 5k's To Ultras, which will be released on June 1st, 2017 (and is now available for pre-order). Show More Summary

John Kelly and Gary Robbins Make Barkley Marathons History

The Barkley Marathons, notorious for being one of the most challenging ultramarathons in the world (and beautifully chronicled in the documentary, The Barkley Marathons - The Race That Eats Its Young), had two epic finishes this weekend for 2017. Show More Summary

Win a Free Trip to the UK For Some Crazy Fell Running!

Have you ever wanted to race in the historic Lake District of the UK, the true home of fell running? How about an all-expense-paid trip for FREE?!? Well, you are in luck... My shoe sponsor, inov-8, has recently launched the GET A GRIP COMPETITION where seven lucky winners will get a 5-day trip to the UK to race the 9-mile Skiddaw Fell Race. Show More Summary

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