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London Olympic Marathon Madness

With less than five days until the 2012 Olympic Marathon race, athletes from around the world are pressed to make final preparations for the ultimate showdown. While many have mastered training plans that will allow them to achieve peak performance on race day, others are fighting nagging injuries that threaten to keep them on the […]

Editor’s Corner: Runs in the Family

When it comes to running, I’m all about the buddy system. While there’s something to be said for the mental clarity that comes with solo runs, I’ll choose company over solitude almost every single time. I love all my running buddies, but I’m partial to a certain group: my family. Living on opposite ends of […]

Updated: Monday Night Runoff

UPDATE (1:45 PM EST): According to, Jeneba Tarmoh withdrew herself from consideration of the Olympic team for the 100 meter dash. USATF reports that Tarmoh’s agent, Kimberly Holland, sent an email at 12:37 PM EST stating the intent to withdraw.  Tarmoh is quoted as saying, “I, Jeneba Tarmoh have decided to decline my 3rd place […]

The Kindness of Runners

As runners, we are competitive. Whether you line up on race day in hopes of crossing the finish line first or push your pace for the reward of a personal record, running naturally sparks our competitive spirit. As women, we are kind. We take care of those around us and often lend a helping hand […]

London 2012 Olympics

38 days until the Summer Olympics begin. But, hey – who’s counting? (Women’s Running Editor-In-Chief, Jessie Sebor is!) To spread the love and excitement, we want to share some fun Olympic facts and figures with you from Time Out London: Speaking of the Olympics. . .One of our favorite Olympic athletes, (and July/August 2011 cover model!) […]

Happy National Running Day!

Get excited. . . It’s our day! National Running Day is a time to celebrate your passion for the sport. How will you celebrate National Running Day 2012? Will you hit the trails with friends or head out for a solo session? No matter how you choose to honor the day, what matters is that […]

Women’s Running Cover Model Contest!

Ladies, let’s take a few minutes to break it down and really be honest with ourselves. Haven’t we all dreamt of appearing on the cover of Women’s Running magazine at one time or another? It’s OK to admit it.  You’re amongst friends here. If the thought of experiencing supermodel treatment (think hair, make-up and wardrobe!) […]

Race Report: Countdown To The Olympics!

Is it July yet? Oh wait, June just started. . .darn! Though we don’t want to wish time away, we can’t help but anxiously await the beginning of the 2012 Summer Olympics. The Games officially kick off on July 27th, with the “Athletics” events (fancy-schmancy Olympic term for all running sports) commencing on Friday, August […]

Training Tips from Milk

Training Tips Sponsored by  Ready. Set. Refuel. Make the Most of Your Workout and Make Your After Count Nancy Clark, registered dietitian and author of Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook, shares her nutrition tips to maximize your training table and fuel your body properly before, during and after your workout. And when it comes to […]

Happy Memorial Day, Runners!!!

Memorial Day is dedicated to honoring those who have served our country. But why let the remembrance end with the holiday? Here are four races to celebrate servicewomen and servicemen throughout the year. . .   BATAAN MEMORIAL DEATH MARCH White Sands Missile Range, N.M/ March 2013 The difficult marathon is dedicated to the heroic […]