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Free Run Clubs in Boston

You can get those leg muscles by taking up running. Photo via Shutterstock There’s no doubt about it: Boston is a runner’s city. But if […]

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What to Wear: Outdoor Winter Runs

Winter running illustration via Shutterstock It’s freezing. And unfortunately, running outdoors right now is not as desirable as it is in the warmer months. This is […]

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Is City Running Bad for You?

Urban jogging is bad for you? That is really bad news considering Boston has a large population of city joggers. But a new study out […]

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Boston's Best Jogging Routes for Every Type of Runner

City joggers are everywhere. Avoiding oncoming joggers is harder than navigating Boston traffic. You can’t walk down Boylston, Newbury, Charles or any other major street […]

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How to Deal with Post-Race Disappointment

Photo via Jupiterimages/Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock This past weekend, I had a very disappointing race. It wasn’t the worst I’ve ever run, but at the time, […]

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Why Should You Run In Rain, Snow, Sleet, and Mud?

Photo via Comstock/Thinkstock. Did you run through this weekend’s torrential deluge? I did, and it wasn’t the first time, either. I’ve got to have run […]

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Boston Marathon Recap: Handling the Heat

Marathon champion Wesley Korir on Heartbreak Hill. (Photo by Rob Larsen via Flickr.) Physiologist and running guru Jack Daniels once wrote in his seminal runner’s […]

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Pampering for the Boston Marathon

In these final few days before the Boston Marathon, the city is absolutely abuzz with excitement — and local business are only adding to the […]

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Want to Get Fit? Learn to Eat Right First

This Monday, fans and spectators from all over the world will flock to Boston’s streets to watch one of the most well-known sporting events in […]

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Marathon Monday: The Competition

The 2012 Boston Marathon is just days away. The runners have already put in all the work, but for the fans, the work is just […]

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Six Unconventional and Totally Awesome Races to Try

Running a traditional race is a wonderful thing, and there are plenty to choose from around the region. Gloucester’s scenic Backshore 5 Miler along the […]

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Last-Minute Tips from a Boston Marathon Veteran

If you’re running the Boston Marathon this year, congratulations. You might be one of the lucky people who qualified on your first try, or perhaps […]

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To Aleve or Not to Aleve

Recently, my doctor recommended non-specific anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to help calm down some chronic nerve pain down my leg. I wanted to oblige wholeheartedly, but […]

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Running Advice from Clint Eastwood

“Improvise, adapt, overcome” was the unofficial motto of US Marine Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Highway — played by Clint Eastwood — in Heartbreak Ridge, as he […]

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How to Drink and Run

From the pounding of a headache, to the soreness of dehydrated muscles, everyone knows that a hangover is no fun. Add a run into the […]