If you’ve ever run a race, you’ve probably gotten this question from your friends, family members, running buddies, and, innocuous (yet annoyingly curious) strangers: “What was your time?” It’s a simple question that holds a TON of weight. It’s invasive, almost — at least, in my opinion. Because once I answer that question, it doesn’t
Inspired by Refinery29’s Money Diaries and The Cut’s Sex Diaries, welcome to The Runner Diaries, a behind-the-scenes look into a week of training with runners of varying ages and abilities. We’re asking runners of every level, genre and distance (road vs. trail, endurance vs. speedsters, hobby joggers vs. elites) to share their workouts, training runs
Inspired by Refinery29’s Money Diaries and The Cut’s Sex Diaries, welcome to The Runner Diaries, where we’re sharing a behind-the-scenes look into a week of training with runners of varying ages and abilities. We’re asking runners of every level, genre and distance (road vs. trail, endurance vs. speedsters, hobby joggers vs. elites) to share their
This week, we have 52-year-old Gordon Wright from Marin County, California — a business owner, adventure racer and triathlete whose colossal competitive drive serves as his motivation to train for a 50k trail race.
This week, we have 33-year-old Jason Fitzgerald of Denver, Colorado, a run coach and 2:39:32 marathoner juggling fatherhood, owning a business, and a daily desire to run.
On Jan. 16, 2017 (which also happens to be Martin Luther King Jr. Day), Alison Marie Désir and a small team of women will begin a 240-mile run from Harlem to Washington D.C. in an effort to raise money and awareness for Planned Parenthood, and to showcase the awesome power of women. The initiative, called
As I mentioned in my last post, 2016 was a rough year for me, for many reasons. Closing out the year on crutches (I have a stress fracture in my right foot) didn’t exactly help matters, but I am trying to be optimistic about the year ahead. Despite my melancholy opener, there are a few things I
Maybe it’s because my very first “real world” job was with an email newsletter, but I have a soft spot in my heart for newsy deliverables that arrive in my inbox every week. Now that email newsletters that specifically focus on running exist, I wanted to highlight and share a few of my favorites that
We all have that special someone in our lives who isn’t afraid to talk bowels with you. Those people are not only your real friends, but they’re most likely dedicated runners, too. Friends that run with us are rare and special snowflakes. No one else will understand your need to wake up at the crack
There are few things I like to talk about more than running. And while there are a variety of running-related podcasts and web-isodes that exist, there was nothing available that I felt combined news and updates surrounding the sport with the social aspect of the running community that I love so much. That’s why my friend Erin