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Lauren Fleshman: Ironman 70.3 Worlds. A Tribute.
by Ask Lauren Fleshman
posted September 7, 2014 at 3:07pm

Photo taken by Jaybird Sport I’m sitting on a too-firm sofa in the living room of our hotel suite, drinking a glass of some kind of illegible French white wine, thinking about my husband. He went to bed 30 minutes ago, and is dutifully doing his ...more

Mud running, masochism and (some preliminary remarks on) the ethics of suffering [GUEST POST]
by The Rabbit Hole
posted August 29, 2014 at 1:51pm

Tough Mudder. Spartan Race. Warrior Dash.  If you yourself have not participated in one of these events I am sure that you know someone who has.  Endurance mud running events have become all the rage recently feeding into our Western tradition o...more

Byline to Finish Line: The process of making a fresh start
by Byline to Finish Line
posted August 26, 2014 at 2:46pm

This year, she is part of the back to school rush. That’s something she never saw happening. Nervousness and excitement mix in her eyes as she sips her Saturday morning coffee and talks about starting her degree program at the community co...more

Ask Lauren: How to Run the Perfect 5k
by Ask Lauren Fleshman
posted August 23, 2014 at 12:23pm

In Chicago I will be at least this pumped, guaranteed. When my random skill of running fast and talking to people results in a unique travel opportunity to a city I’ve always wanted to visit, I’m PUMPED! Chicago is that city, and the Magnif...more

Learning from Champions
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted August 19, 2014 at 5:17pm

PIC via Get Up Stand Up Paddle magInteresting interview with Brazilian SUP'er Nicole Pacelli in this month's Red Bulletin. Just 22 now, she won the first Women's Stand Up World Tour last year. Great insight into what makes a champion, especially when ask...more

HOKA ONE ONE revives the 2-Mile National Postal Competition
by RunBlogRun
posted August 15, 2014 at 9:45am

  The Race Is Back On. The revival of the Postal 2-Mile is a revival of the spirit of high school distance running, the revival of finding a true national champion and most importantly the revival of a team together. We are proud to reintroduce the ...more

Byline to Finish Line Race Report: Summer Sizzler 2014
by Byline to Finish Line
posted August 11, 2014 at 3:38pm

We were lined up by race number, curled around the beach, waiting our turn to  plunge into the Niagara River and begin our adventure at the Summer Sizzler short triathlon. In the course of the pre-race conversation, I learned the woman next to m...more

Byline to Finish Line: Willow Creek Triathlon Race Report
by Byline to Finish Line
posted August 4, 2014 at 4:46pm

Somewhere in the lake was an orange buoy. I noticed it when I first arrived at Quaker Lake, but now it was gone, vanished behind a thick fog which had settled into the valley of the Allegheny Mountains. The lake, which was calm and peaceful in the ea...more

What do you think about charity races?
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted July 29, 2014 at 2:59pm

Lindsey Gibbons, Grainne McManomon and Tara Dillon at Colour Dash 2014, Dublin Sometimes a serious day out fundraising for charity can just be about having fun with your trainers on. These three women were among thousands running a brisk 5km in Dublin ...more

Game On! Campers Making Sports News: Congrats to Lexi S
by Game On! Sports Camp 4 Girls
posted July 29, 2014 at 2:57pm

Congrats to Lexi S for completing her first 5K on July 26, 2014, running in the Big 10 race. According to her proud parents, she ran in the spirit of her Game On! team Wisconsin, which by the way also happens to be her dad’s alma mate...more

2 seconds, no finish clock picture, but satisfaction: Molly Huddle breaks her own AR
by RunBlogRun
posted July 21, 2014 at 1:06pm

All that she did in 2014, was leading up to this race. The twelve and one half laps that Molly Huddle ran in Monaco Friday night, the two seconds off the AR, and, right after, Molly knew she could run faster...  Molly started the 2014 season with he...more

Pregnancy running log week 31, 32, 33 via @MegganFranks
by Meggan's Running Blog
posted July 9, 2014 at 9:42pm

One unfortunate event occurred during week 32...I am now unable to handle running on the road. The ligament pain when logging miles outside is just too much for me, plus the humidity is so high right now I struggle to breath throughout most of the run. Th...more

Lauren Fleshman: A Kick in the Pants, Peachtree Style
by Ask Lauren Fleshman
posted July 7, 2014 at 2:03pm

Before this weekend, (having never been there), when I thought of Atlanta I thought of this: Nightclubs…   Freeways packed with cars, blanketed in humid steam… and Martin Luther King Jr. But after my three-day visit for the&n...more

Sports History Files: Remembering Louis Zamperini
by Wendy Parker's Extracurriculars
posted July 3, 2014 at 5:54pm

  Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner, World War II prisoner of war and the subject of an acclaimed biography by Laura Hillenbrand, has died at the age of 97. Zamperini’s life was recounted in “Unbroken: A World War II Story of ...more

Lauren Fleshman: Give it up for the AJC Peachtree 10K
by Ask Lauren Fleshman
posted July 3, 2014 at 5:51pm

I’m about to hop on the plane to Atlanta with my Oiselle Little Wing Teammate, Mel Lawrence for what promises to be a grueling and fantastic couple days. Before the festivities get started, I wanted to share my schedule in case you want to follow al...more

Pregnancy running log 7 months via @MegganFranks
by Meggan's Running Blog
posted June 18, 2014 at 8:04pm

This week was a challenge. My husband was gone from Sunday-Saturday to Eugene for NCAA Track and Field Championships so running was (sort of) the last thing on my mind. I was more concerned with how I would manage single-parent mode all week at just a few...more

Molly Huddle wins Oakley Mini 10k in American Record Time
by anngaff
posted June 16, 2014 at 1:24pm

photo by Tabitha/PhotoRun Molly Huddle wins Oakley Mini 10k! by Larry Eder June 14, 2014 (Central Park, NYC, NY) 7400 women signed up for the Oakley Mini-10k, the godmother of women's road races in North America, and perhaps, the world. A beaming Mar...more

Saucony Launches the 500 Mile Challenge High School Cross Country Training Program
by anngaff
posted June 13, 2014 at 10:33am

XC Champions Are Made In the Off-Season−Now With Extra Help From An Innovative Digital Training Initiative That Encourages High School Runners To “Find Their Strong” Through Summer Training via release  LEXINGTON, MA (...more

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