A Simple Guide To Running Gear For Beginners

Running is pretty simple when it comes to the gear you need. You’ll be using your feet 100% of the time, so you need shoes that can withstand all the foot-to-pavement impact while providing your feet with ample support. This will help you avoid injuries and run longer. If you want to be all Spartan about...


Wacky Races: 7 bizarre and unusual running races from around the globe

We all have different ways of coping with the challenges of running. Some turn to audio books or music, while others try to gamify the experience and pretend they’re being chased by zombies. Injecting a little humour can also go a long way, especially when pain and fatigue set in. If you’re tired of a...


The Science Behind Interval Training

After 20 minutes or so of running, I tend to get into a rhythm where each step blends into the others. If you run a lot, you’re probably used to this. There’s a particular point in a run, probably different for everyone, where you hit your stride and stop thinking so hard about what you’r...


Amplify Your Runner’s High With 7 Of The World’s Most Beautiful Runs

There are many epic places to go for a run in the world. My own personal bucket list is to go for a run in all seven continents. If you’ve got the time and the resources to do it, here’s a collection of seven of the most scenic running spots in the world. Asia –...


Runners represent – we have a legit superhero!

It’s not The Flash. It’s not Quicksilver. This is the guy who would beat those heroes hands down. Meet your super mascot, the imaginatively named Runner! Image credit The golden-skinned hero has been running for nearly 5 billion years, so he’s pretty good at it by now. The Runner loves a race, in fact...


How Adding Strength Training To Your Routine Makes You A Better Runner

Running is a demanding sport. It can take 6-8 weeks to train for a 5k, and a lot can happen in between your training and the race itself. Every runner’s nightmare is to get an injury while training. Nearly 70% of runners will acquire injuries, many due to muscle weakness, imbalance and overuse. This can occur becaus...


New Attendly Feature: Ticket Transfer

One of our more requested features was quietly pushed live last week, so we thought it was time to share the news.  You can now transfer a registration from one attendee to another, and you can even charge for the privilege if you wish. It works a little like this: 1. Jon Snow has registered...


Running Tips From The Animal Kingdom – Friday Funnies

The cheetah, the horse, the ostrich – the animal kingdom abounds with natural runners. Let’s take a minute to look at some tips (and cuteness) from our animal friends. Wear good running shoes Run with a friend Or join a group Learn correct upper body form Relax and have fun Stretch Hydrate Rest and recover...


How To Conquer Rhythmic Breathing – A Guide For New Runners

There is more to being a good runner than putting one foot in front of the other. Diet and training programs all contribute to how well you perform on your weekly run, but so does your breathing technique. In fact, the proper breathing technique might be what is required to take your running to t...


The Fascinating Story Of The Man Who Never Stops Running

Dean Karnazes is one of the most recognisable and successful runners in the U.S. From getting scorched while running in Death Valley’s 120 degree heat, to getting frozen in the South Pole’s minus 40 degree cold, the man dubbed as ‘The Ultramarathon Man’ seems unstoppable. Dean Karnazes proves that you’re never too old – or...