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Changing Lives, One Athlete at a Time

Last weekend, the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) celebrated the grand opening of their incredible new facility, the Deni & Jeff Jacobs Challenged Athletes Center in San Diego, CA. CAF is devoted to helping individuals with physical challenges get involved – and stay involved – in sports. They do so through fundraising, education, mentoring and encouragement, […]

Moji Knee

At some point or another, it’s bound to happen. The longer you’ve been a runner, the more likely you’ve experienced some type of injury. The knees are prime targets for running-related pain, given the amount of impact they take throughout a runner’s career. If you suffer from knee pain, you know it can be difficult […]

5 for 5 with Tory Oakland

5 questions answered in 5 words or less…       Tory, aka “Tall Girl”, is a long-legged strider who loves to hit the trails near her mountain home in Lyons, Colorado. When she’s not working up a sweat, Tory enjoys her role as Director of Customer Service at Newton Running.     What’s your […]

Twice as Fun

Proclaim your passion for going half-way with Oiselle’s Half Marathon Tee! The message pretty much speaks for itself – and holds appeal for the huge numbers of women who tackle the distance anew each year. Here’s to 13.1 miles of fun!  

Play, Believe, Achieve – Today is Our Day

  Today we honor our daughters, mothers, sisters, friends and all active women – happy National Girls and Women in Sports Day! Of course,  we like to commend women’s accomplishments every day, but it’s certainly nice to have a national day of recognition for our gender’s athletic achievements! 2011 marks the 25th annual NGWSD, and […]

Sprint Finish!

Two seconds was all that separated winner Aziza Aliyu (1:15:05) and second place finisher Fiona Docherty (1:15:07) in last weekend’s IMG Miami Half Marathon women’s race. Scroll down to the final photo here to see the dramatic scene in the finish chute. Congratulations to both women for their speedy performances and intensely competitive drive. I’m […]

Sensational Summer Flavors

Once again, the folks at GU Energy Labs have added fresh new flavors to their already yummy product mix. Peach Tea joins the Chomps Energy Chew lineup, while Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Gel gets a flavor boost from new Cherry Lime. I recently had a chance to try both new offerings, and their fruity summer […]

5 for 5 with Neily Mathias

5 questions answered in 5 words or less… Neily  Mathias, U.S. Director of Customer Service for multi-sport apparel manufacturer 2XU, is an accomplished runner and triathlete. She recently ran her first stand-alone marathon, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona, in a time of 3:21:25.   What first inspired you to start running? Post-college swimming, discovered “runner’s high”.  […]

Celebrating Greatness

I had the opportunity last weekend to attend the Endurance LIVE Awards Gala in San Diego, CA. The event is a celebration of the best of the best endurance athletes and performances from the 2010 year in sport. Hosted at San Diego’s downtown Hard Rock Hotel, the event brings out a huge gathering of fitness […]