Susan Lacke

Lunch Breaks for Runners

Take this quiz to find out how to normalize a midday run from your office.

Mind Your Manners! Learn the ABCs of Race Safety and Etiquette

This is a back-to-basics refresher course for runners on how to make the racing experience better for everybody. Always review the course map—even if you’ve done the race a million times, there may be changes to the route. Be on time. Carry a spare gel or two, just in case aid stations run out. Ditch […]

“Eat the Pizza” and Other Fueling Wisdom for Distance Runners

Nutritionist Rachel Davis, who will be racing the Boston Marathon this year, practices what she preaches when it comes to eating for performance. We liked nutritionist Rachel Davis right away for those three little words every runner wants to hear: “Eat the pizza.” “Here’s the thing,” Davis says. “There are no ‘bad’ or ‘off-limits’ foods. […]

The Best Reflective Gear For Running After Dark

As we near the winter solstice, our dawn and dusk runs will start getting darker. It’s important to be seen on your runs, especially if you run anywhere near roads. We’ve rounded up our favorite reflective and lighted running gear to make sure you stay safe out there.