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Mighty Green Goodness

Today when I purchased a bundle of my favorite greens – red Swiss chard – the grocery clerk asked if I planned to cook it with bacon to add some flavor. “No,” was my answer. “I don’t love bacon,” I told her, “But I do love chard, sauteed simply with olive oil, garlic, a twist […]

Swim, Bike & Run with Siri

For any triathletes out there – or anyone ready to tackle your first tri – here’s an opportunity you won’t want to miss: Siri Lindley’s Kona Training Camp On the beautiful Big Island of Hawaii, you’ll learn swimming, cycling and running tips and techniques from one of the sport’s best known and most successful coaches, […]

Families of Flight 93

To honor the memory of those lost on 9/11, twenty-four members of the Families of Flight 93 Runners charity will participate in the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 6th. 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that tragically claimed so many lives. The charity, comprised of family members and close […]

Raspberry Lemonade Refresher

Ever get tired of tasting the same old sports drink run after run? Mix things up – literally – by combining flavors of your favorite brand. I’ve been downing bottles of Raspberry Lemonade Refresher, made by combining equal parts Raspberry and Lemon Lime flavored GU Electrolyte Brew. Nothing tastes better on a hot August day!

Dangerous Relationship

An estimated two-thirds of women in the United States suffer from disordered eating—a disease which spells dire consequences for female runners. On the surface, Kendra Glassman was the picture of health. The 31-year-old registered dietitian carried 100 pounds on her 5-foot-1-inch frame, within the “normal” range, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

Nike LunarGlide+ 3 iD | Women’s Running Magazine

Customize and win your own personally designed Nike LunarGlide+ 3 iD shoe! DREAM OF DESIGNING YOUR PERFECT RUNNING SHOE? Now’s your chance to create it! In this exciting contest, you’ll use the inspiring template of the Nike LunarGlide+ 3’s to design a running shoe that matches your own unique style. Olympic superstar Kara Goucher will […]

Light Up Your Run

I live in denial that soon the days will start getting shorter. Summer’s end is inevitable, but there’s no reason your running hours need be compromised. With Knuckle Lights, you can easily carry two wide flood beam lights perfectly positioned to provide super-bright illumination along any road or path. As the name implies, the lightweight […]

Sporty Girl Jewelry

  Sporty Girl Jewelry melds athletic inspiration and fun fashion with simple hand-stamped creations. My favorite is the pendant pictured here, featuring a quote from Joan of Arc which states, “I am not afraid” on one side and “I was born to do this” on the other. Check out their entire line for the pendant, […]

Clean Comfort

Today I returned to my car after a long hot run and realized I was without a towel or a dry change of clothes. I had no choice but to let my sweat-soaked body soil my car seat. Since this is not the first time I’ve forgotten to pack a towel, it occurred to me […]

Give Me a Sign

Sometimes….you see a sign that lets you know you’re meant to be on a run! – Holly Bennett