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Running Love

Boston has two scenes that seem to grow bigger every year: running and singles. So it only makes sense that the two would combine into one event. On Aug. […]

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Ask the Expert: How to Treat and Prevent Side Cramps

If you’re an athlete, you’ve likely experienced the sometimes excruciating and always annoying pain of a side cramp mid-workout. The cramp usually crops up suddenly […]

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Boston Hotels Offering Guided Runs

Boston is known as a running capital throughout the country, so it makes sense that travelers would seek out a run on our streets and […]

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Ask the Expert: Should I Run “Unplugged”?

There are proven benefits to running with music, but lately there have also been reports that running without music or pacing apps can be better for your mind, […]

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Ask the Expert: What Should I Wear to a 5K?

Finally signing up for your first 5K can be intimidating enough, nevermind trying to figure out what to wear. We asked Lauren Blanda, apparel buyer at […]

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Portable Locker Rooms: A Way for Runners To Not Surrender Their Stuff

Molly MacDonald’s business was born from missing articles of clothing. First, it was a black jacket that she tried to conspicuously hide behind a shrub […]

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Ask the Expert: How Often Should I Replace My Running Shoes?

How do you know that it’s time to replace your running shoes? Do you measure it by miles logged? Holes created? Fraying laces? Too many […]

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Ask the Expert: How Do I Treat and Prevent Shin Splints?

Most of the athletes we know have experienced shin splints at some time or another. Shin splints, or medial tibial stress syndrome, is a common […]

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Muddy Buddies

Meet the new face of extreme races—soccer moms.

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Ask The Expert: What Happens To The Body After 26.2 Miles?

Running a marathon is an amazing feat of physical fitness, but we couldn’t help but think that running 26.2 miles, often on pavement, might not […]

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Q&A: Marathon Legend Bill Rodgers

For many people, Bill Rodgers is the Boston Marathon. The New England native, now 65, won the race four times, in 1975, ’78, ’79, and ’80, […]

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Ask The Expert: Do Your Laces Matter?

When running on the road or at the gym we see a lot of cool sneakers. But one thing we’ve been noticing lately is the […]

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Team Run Spells Out “Boston” on a GPS Map

In the weeks following the Boston Marathon bombings, Gregory Soutiea decided he wanted to help some friends finally finish the race that was brought to […]

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Running a 5K Blindfolded

Running 26.2 miles is a challenge, to be sure. But can you imagine running without being able to see? Even just for one mile? The […]

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Summer Sanders’ New Sport: Marathon Running

Name: Summer Sanders Age: 40 Resides: Park City, Utah Have you ever run the Boston Marathon? I have never run Boston, but I have qualified […]