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Running Is A Full Family Affair For Sara Hall

Running In The Family With the 123rd Boston Marathon on the horizon, Sara Hall is laser-focused. The Asics-sponsored elite’s training runs and daily workouts are meticulously planned and deliberately executed. With a personal best marathon time of 2:26:20, she has great ambitions for Marathon Monday. Behind the scenes, her coach and husband, Ryan Hall, provides […]

800-Meter Champ Laura Roesler Is Back—And She’s Stronger Than Ever

Back On Track Former Oregon Duck and two-time NCAA 800-meter champion Laura Roesler is back this winter and racing faster than ever. After graduating from University of Oregon in 2014, Roesler faced a series of injuries that kept her out of competition for many indoor and outdoor seasons and has only recently had the opportunity […]

Recipe Excerpt: Seeded Mustard & Sweet Potato Nourish Bowl

Recipe excerpted with permission from Whole by Harriet Birrell, published by Hardie Grant February 2019. I think I could eat this meal every day. It feels like it satisfies on all levels: taste, spice, nutrients and ease. If you roast your sweet potatoes the night before it also makes a great lunch to take on […]

Making The Case For Frequent Fueling

The Importance Of Eating More For runners, it’s not just how much you eat that matters; it’s when you eat your calories that also plays a role in the health and performance equation. A study in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports wanted to shed light on the notion of within-day energy […]

What To Know About The Prebiotics Nutrition Trend

Prebiotics Primer We are well into the new year, and while most people are thinking about what they should take out of their diet to be healthier, maybe consider what you should be adding instead. Prebiotics might be just the addition you need! Not to be confused with probiotics, which provide the gut with good […]

Alexi Pappas Brings “Olympic Dreams” To The Screen

Catching Up With Alexi Pappas Four months after her marathon debut in Chicago, Women’s Running caught up with TrackTown USA’s distance sweetheart Alexi Pappas for an update on her career as an indie filmmaker and aspiring 2020 Olympian. With her half-marathon goals this spring and third film premiering next month, Pappas is running through 2019 […]

New To Relay Racing? Here’s What You Need To Know.

Going to a race with friends—whether it’s a local 5K or an international marathon—is a special experience, for sure. Having someone there to keep you company in the pre-race portapotty line makes the worst part of race day more bearable, and there’s nothing like having a good friend to compare notes with after you cross […]

We’re Hiring A New Editor-In-Chief!

Roses are red Violets are blue We need a new head… …of the Women’s Running crew Editor-in-Chief Of Women’s Running We are looking for an effective team leader, strategic thinker and strong editor to champion the Women’s Running brand! The Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Running will have overall responsibility for ensuring effective and timely delivery of […]

Our Favorite Treats For Valentine’s Day

No matter how you choose to celebrate, we bet these Valentine’s Day treats will be a perfect match. Tcho Maker’s Series: Bramble + Rose 70G Bar, $8 This chocolate doesn’t just look pretty—its taste earned high points from our editors, too. Misfit Vapor 2, $250 Treat yourself with this new watch from Misfit that features […]

A Single Runner’s Take On Running Couples

Dear running couples of the world, I wonder if I might intrude upon your inner sanctum of Hallmark-esque living to provide a little piece of insight: I, as a single female runner, am good. Honestly, I don’t need you to set me up with that guy from work who “jogs on occasion,” and I don’t […]