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Women's Running - Women's Running Magazine

I’m in Sock Heaven!

Sometimes it’s the little things that get me hugely excited – and these Feetures! Light socks are no exception. I’ve been searching high and low to replace some far-too-well-worn favorite running socks from several years back (trust me, they were way past their prime!). The problem I find is that most socks are either too […]

Never Get Injured Again!

Running long distances doesn’t have to come with a side of shin splints...

Women Who Move: Shelby Grossman

Shelby Grossman Cambridge, Massachusetts AGE: 26 JOB: Ph.D. Candidate Click photo to enlarge As part of my work studying minority group politics in West Africa, I do things that others might consider difficult or daring on a regular basis. But until two years ago, there was one activity I was sure I’d never be able […]

Women Who Move: Sara Hall

Sara Hall Mammoth Lakes, CA SPORTS: Track and Field AGE: 25 JOB: Professional Athlete Click photo to enlarge RUNNING WITH PURPOSE My goal is to make the U.S. Olympic team in 2012 and to win an outdoor national track title. I feel like right now I am perfectly suited for the 3,000-meter distance, which unfortunately […]

5 for 5 with Fiona Docherty

5 questions answered in 5 words or less. . . A native of small-town Taupo on New Zealand’s North Island, Fiona Docherty currently lives and trains in Boulder, Colorado. A former professional triathlete, “Fee” now favors her running shoes over her bike or the lap lane. Her recent PR of 1:12:49 at the NYC Half […]

Let’s Do Lunch

Has your noontime meal become a nutritional compromise? Use these tips for building an all-star lunch from the ground up. Breakfast may be called the most important meal of the day, but a nutritious lunch is just as crucial. “A proper lunch will help carry you through the afternoon and a late day run,” says […]

Miles, Mountains and Marigolds

In a race through the Himalayas, views of snow-topped peaks change the way one runner sees her world. Traveling halfway around the world to run a race sounded like an exciting idea when I signed up for the 2010 Himalayan Run & Trek, a five day, 100-plus-mile stage race held in India. But fresh off […]

Tarma Designs

Another fun find in running-themed jewelry! Tarma Designs creates hand-crafted, earth-friendly jewelry that speaks straight o a women’s love of outdoor adventure. Not only are runners given a shout-out, but the Tarma Active line includes jewelry which celebrates climbing, hiking, kayaking, mountain biking, cycling, yoga, surfing, snow boarding, and skiing.   One of my favorite […]

Welcome Spring!

Hello warmer weather – how I’ve missed you! With the official start to spring, the weather here in Boulder is proving more than agreeable – it’s downright lovely. While I’m sure we’ll have a few more blanketing snow flurries before the colder temperatures are finally put to rest, there’s no denying that a change in […]

Bottoms Up!

If you’re looking for some derriere-flattering yet fully comfy-cozy casual pants – a cross between yoga duds and your favorite Friday night jeans – look no further than SkirtSports’ Apres Workout 10:05 Collection bootylicious bottoms. Yes, these pants really are all that.   SkirtSports knows a thing or two about fitting the female form – […]