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Polar RCX3 Giveaway

Enter for a chance to win Get a smarter training experience with the new Polar RCX3 and its unique Smart Coaching features. For recreational runners and cyclists who want smart guidance while preparing for an event. Training Benefit gives you instant feedback after your session Helps you train at the right intensity with personal sport […]

Women Run The USA

Let’s face it – we know women run this country, and now the results of the 2012 Women’s National Runner Survey conducted by Running USA confirm our premonitions. With over 7 million road race female finishers in 2011, it’s hard not to agree that women are taking the sport of running by storm. After all, […]

Running Adds Years To Your Life

We’ve known all long that running is good for our health, but a new study from Denmark takes this notion one step further by concluding running can actually add years to our lives. Researchers found that women who ran an average of 2.5 hours a week, at a slow or average pace, lived 5.6 years […]

The Team

Dawna Stone Dawna is the founder, president and publisher of Women’s Running magazine. An Ironman finisher, she enjoys all sports but says her favorite is running after her 1-year-old Kaelie. Dawna frequently travels to speak to men and women across the nation about health and well-being. Dawna had an interesting career before founding Women’s Running. […]

Born To Run Legend

Barefoot running- it’s all the rage. Just take a look around your local running store and you’re sure to find a plethora of minimalist shoes, designed to mimic the benefits of barefoot running. For those of us who came into the sport of running wanting to buy the most cushioned shoe we could get our […]

War Against Anorexia In Israel

We have to admit- we love the bold statement, “Strong is the new skinny.” Here at Women’s Running, we pride ourselves on encouraging women to strive for healthiness versus obsessing over a number on the scale. It is for this very reason that a recently enacted law in Israel caught our eyes. The Knesset (the […]

New Mom Wins Marathon!

Imagine this- you have a baby and six weeks later run a marathon in under three hours. Sounds pretty incredible, right? Yeah, we thought so too! Just six weeks after giving birth to a healthy baby girl, Anna Bretan was the first female finisher of the 2012 Oakland Marathon held this past Sunday. Though slightly […]

Pint Sized Monday Motivation We aren’t going to pretend to play Monday morning quarterback for last night’s 2012 Superbowl game. We won’t even reveal which team we were cheering for, because that defeats the purpose of this post. This post is purely dedicated to motivation; specifically, the pure determination displayed by one of the smallest attendees of the […]

Editor’s Corner: Olympic Marathon Trials

Does it get any better than that? I was lucky enough to attend the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials held in Houston last weekend. What an experience! I am an avid running fan, so it felt akin to having 50-yard-line seats to the Super Bowl—except better. For those of you who aren’t pathologically obsessed with professional […]

Vibram in Style

If you’ve run a race in the past year, you’re sure to have seen a pair of Vibram Five Finger shoes on a fellow athlete. The barefoot running movement has become prevalent in many running communities and is gaining notoriety from firm believers in the benefits of minimalist running (more to come on this in […]