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Race Day Hydration is Becoming More Sustainable

Creating a sustainable running event is a challenge when tens of thousands of people are involved, but companies are getting creative to reduce the use of disposable cups.

Finding Your Power with Alison Desir

Finishing her first marathon in 2012 wasn’t just a physical accomplishment for mental health counselor Alison Desir; the process also helped her manage symptoms of depression and anxiety. “It truly helped me see the world with a new perspective,” Desir, 34, says. “For the first time in a long time I felt valuable and realized […]

How This One Tool Helped Alexi Pappas Prep for a Huge PR

When it comes to nutrition, Alexi Pappas has never lived by the rule “If the fire is hot enough, anything will burn.” Instead, she’s always charted her own course towards a balanced, variety-rich diet. Despite at times being surrounded by athletes cutting dangerous amounts of weight in attempts to improve performance, Pappas—who competed for Greece in […]

Runners From All Over the World Show Up For Australia in the Relief Run

It’s hard to predict when the Australian bushfires that have ravaged the country since September will finally give the devastated communities a break. As of January 18th, there were still 69 active fires in New South Wales—one of the hardest hit states—and tens of millions of acres burned nationwide. Much-needed rain has offered some relief to […]

Meal Prep Madness: 16 Tips to Make Meal Prepping Easier

It’s a trend for a reason—and it’s not going anywhere any time soon. Meal prepping saves time and money, and makes it way easier to stick to a consistent, healthy eating routine. But if the thought of massive meal prepping makes you feel overwhelmed, breathe easy: We’ve compiled 16 tips (plus some bonus tips!) that […]

5 Reasons to Run Outside All Winter

How to think of winter not as an obstacle but as a training tool to make you stronger, tougher, healthier, and happier.