Running a Race with Friends: 4 Things to Discuss Beforehand

You and your friend have been training for this 10k for months. You’ve done your speed sessions together. You’ve shared the private details of your life with each other on numerous long runs.  Maybe you’ve even covered for the other while one of you hid behind a bush to pee....
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8 Pet Peeves That Annoy Your Fellow Runners on Race Day

Maybe it’s the endorphins, but in general, runners are typically a pretty friendly bunch. They’ll give you advice on gear and routes for days, encourage you when you feel like stopping, and cheer madly when you cross the finish line, even if they have no idea who you are. But...
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Why I Cry When I Run: Reflections from a Late in Life Runner

The tears started flowing early, about half way through the first mile. It was my first half marathon since having children, my first long race in almost 13 years. I’d prepped and planned for plenty of scenarios on the race course, but not crying. My tears weren’t from pain or...
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The Runners Guide to the 2018 Boston Marathon

With the Boston Marathon just days away, many people are excited to see what this year's race will bring. This is one of the largest marathons in the U.S. and is closely watched around the world. It is also one of the six major marathons in the world. The race...
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