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The year is wrapping up, but it’s not too late to get in your end-of-the-year running fix with Women’s Running’s November/December issue! This issue is dedicated to making the most of what remains of 2018 and celebrating the holidays in a fun and healthy way. On the cover is Desiree Linden, who won the 2018 Boston Marathon and talks about what it means to truly be a winner. Pick up a copy to read about 14 other women who inspired us in 2018, as well as this year’s Holiday Gift Guide, a compilation of the Women’s Running editors’ favorite picks of the year. Inside you’ll also find advice on how to clean your running shoes, healthy holiday recipes and the best holiday-themed races around. We have some exciting changes on the way for 2019, so enjoy our final issue of 2018 and get ready for another awesome year of running ahead!
Warm up with us this holiday season by reflecting on the last year with “2018 in Review,” then reassess how you gauge success in running in “Measure of Success.” End the year with a bit of deep cleaning by learning how to clean your running shoes in “Stink be Gone.” Find the perfect race for this holiday season in “A Holly Jolly Footrace” and discover how to find the right bra fit for you in “Tame Your Tatas.”
In our travel article by contributor Casey Blaine, you’ll see how runners took to Korea’s Demilitarized Zone, a strip of land that separates North Korea and South Korea, to complete the DMZ Trail Run. Learn how the race represents peace and coexistence as runners from near and far take on the mountainous 100-kilometer trail.
This issue’s Race Smart section packs in plenty of training, racing and injury prevention advice. Start by learning about our “Shoe of the Moment,” New Balance’s Fuel Cell Impulse NYC Marathon model, and then discover ways to get your workout in at home—no gym required—in whichever pair of shoes you choose in “Watch This.” Find the perfect run for you this holiday season by browsing the event listings on our November/December calendar and get to know Aliphine Tuliamuk, the 2018 USATF Half Marathon champion, as she discusses her running career and aspiration to work in the world of public health. Also learn how to deal with all-too-common arm problems while running and finish the year on the right foot by learning the importance of gratitude in “Give Thanks.”
The holidays are upon us, which often implies one too many holiday treats come Jan. 1. This year, follow these healthy (yet tasty) holiday meals to keep your holiday spirits and training goals on track. Stock up on fall vegetables and cranberries to get started! We also explore ways to incorporate functional mushrooms into your diet in a tasteful way for the medicinal benefits they offer in “Super ‘Shrooms’.” Keep the health kick going by learning about why you crave comforts foods in the winter and try the recipes in “Weeknight Winners” for healthier cold-weather ideas.
Follow along as the editors of WR curate this season’s best holiday gifts for every kind of runner. Whether you are looking for some fun stocking stuffer ideas or are in search of presents to encourage someone to try something new, this guide is sure to provide plenty of ideas. Also included are affordable skincare finds, travel necessities and fun picks for mother runners, foodies, music lovers and tech enthusiasts.
This year was one for the books, and the women featured in our annual “Game Changers” feature show us why. The stories of these 15 runners illustrate what it means to be a woman runner and push the boundaries on what’s possible. Begin by reading our profile on Desiree Linden as she describes what it was like to win the 2018 Boston Marathon and conclude with the women of Nike as they stood up for themselves and demanded equal treatment in the workplace.