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Destination Race Packing List

Take the anxiety out of packing for a destination race with our foolproof list of race day essentials!

Facing Race Disappointment

Even the best laid plans get derailed from time to time. Read tips for dealing with race disappointment.

Warm Up Essentials

This week’s Women’s Running “Ask A Coach” feature reminds us all to devote time to a proper warm up cycle before heading out on a run. Check out the expert advice below from Coach Jenny Hadfield! Question: Why do my legs feel like lead at the beginning of a run and what can I do […]

Editor’s Corner: Packing for Race Day

When you pack for a race, what you do stash in your duffel bag? I’ve been asking myself this question all week as I gear up to head to Ohio for the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon. I’m not much of a list maker, but when it comes to the marathon, you shouldn’t leave much to […]

Dealing With Race Day Nightmares

Unfortunately race day blunders happen. Despite all preparation, sometimes the unexpected awaits to thwart even the best laid plans. Lucky for you, Women’s Running is here to help you deal with race day nightmares. Check out the advice below for tacking some common mistakes: You go out way too fast. This scenario has happened to […]

Running In Hot Weather

Yesterday, runners racing at the 2012 Boston Marathon experienced unusually high temperatures. Though runners preparing for a marathon often meticulously plan everything from training, nutrition and race day clothing, environmental factors are out of our control and can sometimes throw a wrench in the best laid plans. In honor of Boston Marathon Monday and a […]

Your Perfect Race

It doesn’t matter if you’re lining up for your first race or your 100th, lessons can be learned during each experience. Part of the fun of race day can be “people watching” (A.K.A. runner watching) to observe the different tricks of the trade runners use to ensure a good race. Here are some of our […]