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A Marching We Will Go: Four Of The Best Walking Events in the World

Are you a runner who’d like to slow things down a bit once in a while? Walking events might be a good option for you. Slowing down to take in the scenery and smell the roses is a fine way to give your body and mind a change of pace. Walking is good for you on...


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Four Ways To Get Addicted To Running

Everyone goes through motivational lulls from time to time, but if you feel like you’ve skipped your runs more often than not lately, it’s time for a change of pace. Getting your motivation back on track can be as simple as implementing one or two of our top tips. Here are four tips to...


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7 Really Useful Holiday Presents that Will Make a Runner Smile and Hug You

It’s that time of year when you go out and get your loved ones presents. It’s equal parts shopping and equal parts guessing game as you aim to buy gifts they would actually appreciate. If you have a runner in your life and you’re thinking about the perfect holiday present, you’ve come to the right place....


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4 Ways To Keep Your Runs Up Over The Holiday Season

With the holiday season here, you may be feeling a little anxious about your running schedule and performance. You have parties to attend, shopping to do, and with baked goods around what feels like every corner, sticking to a healthy lifestyle can feel next to impossible. Fortunately, with the right game plan, it is possib...


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Absolutely No Age Limits: Running in Your 50s, 60s and Above

Running in your 50s, 60s and even above is tremendously good for ageing bodies. If your last run was at age 10, or if life got in the way and you just couldn’t find the time, there are good reasons you should consider taking up running. Image credit The Curious Case of Growing Old Ageing...


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Mercury Rising: How the Wind, Heat and Cold Affect Running Performance

Have you ever tried running against a strong headwind? How about running on a cold and windy day, or a hot and humid day with nary a breeze to lift your spirits up? Save for the occasional indoor treadmill session, runners constantly have to deal with different environmental conditions. Nature can be unforgiving, and extrem...


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A Beginner’s Guide To The Best Running Videos Online

“Running is controlled falling” – Scott Jurek I wish I knew that when I first started. Up until recently, I thought I had this running business sorted out. Then I got too cocky and paid for it when I did a morning run with a friend on a highway full of speeding cars, trucks, buses,...


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What Is The Best Time Of Day To Go For A Run?

When is the best time to go for a run? That question has been a topic of hot discussion among runners and fitness experts for decades. Some say early morning runs are the best, while others prefer to run in the afternoon or in the evening. So what’s the difference? Rhythm and Flow I don’t...


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Breaking Badass: What It Takes To Be A Triathlete

Can a runner become a triathlete? I spent a week training with triathletes Marlon Castillo and Rosel Badidles to find out more. What made you decide you wanted to be a triathlete? What was the trigger? Marlon: For me, it was a natural progression because I was into running and cycling long before triathlons were even...


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Guide Running With Blind or Visually Impaired Runners

Becoming a guide runner for the visually impaired (VI) is one of the most challenging and gratifying things you can do as a runner. A guide runner is a volunteer who aids the visually impaired in running or jogging. If you believe that running should be shared with people who can’t do it on their...