Fitness, Fit Running, Running Miranda Addonizio, an eight-time marathoner, was hoping her time in the April 2009 Illinois Marathon would qualify her for Boston. She had just started her training in December 2008, running on a trail near her home in Indiana when she heard footsteps behind her. Less than a moment later, the 26-year-old was being dragged into the nearby woods by a man who had covered her eyes with her ear warmer, pinned her arms and head, threatened her and sexually assaulted her.
Fitness, Fit Running, Running If you think marathon training is grueling, try being graded on it. University of Minnesota is one of a handful of colleges that offers students a formal course in marathon training. Now in its second y... Read Post
Fitness, Motivation Two years ago when she finished the Chicago Marathon, Betsy Gott told her family, "I am never, ever, ever doing that again." And yet, here she is today, running the 2010 Boston Marathon with the Dana-Farber team.... Read Post