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IRON GIRL RUNNING AND TRIATHLON EVENTS FOR WOMEN.
Iron Girl is one of the premiere running and Triathlon series for women in the US and internationally. Iron Girl events take place annually in the United States and nationwide. Iron Girl international events are also organized in Austria, France, Italy and Spain. Iron Girl aspires to provide women of all ages an opportunity to partake in energetic, [...]
Tips for Training for Your First Triathlon!
Have you decided that 2016 is the year for you to participate in your first triathlon? Great! You are definitely not alone. Triathlons are one of the world’s top summer sports and are continuing to grow in popularity today. It’s worth noting that individuals prepping for their first triathlon usually have a lingering fear of the unknown. However, if you [...]
Why do you run?
I’m often asked why I run. Many people answer this question with “To celebrate being cancer-free,” or “For a cause,” “For the challenge,” “For the competition,” or “For the feeling of hitting a running milestone and the subsequent satisfaction.” Some even say, “Because it feels good when I finish.”My answer was, “To help me lose weight. ”I say, “was” because like [...]
Are You Ready for This Year’s Boston Marathon?
The annual Boston Marathon is just around the corner! One of the oldest and most popular marathons around the world, the Boston marathon takes place each year and unites a great deal of runners from all over the world! Who can Participate in the Boston Marathon? Individuals (time qualifiers and charity runners) must be at least 18 years old to participate in [...]
What To Buy The Runner Who Has Everything
Picking out the perfect gift isn’t always easy. You have the people who regularly buy for themselves, and the people that rarely ask for anything. But perhaps the hardest person to shop for —the one that has absolutely everything. So here’s our best suggestions for the runner that appears to already have all the gear they [...]
Running Entertained: Enjoy The Miles With Music.
Running while listening to music, or more specifically, running while wearing headphones is an ongoing discussion. In general it seems people fall firmly on one side or the other. As for myself, I fall somewhere in the middle. I almost always wear headphones while running, however I will admit that running with headphones can be [...]
Giving Thanks With Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trots
Holiday themed events are fairly common these days. They are also a great way to get out, have some fun, and get some exercise. We’ve already talked about running with the zombies for Halloween, so naturally, that means we can now begin making plans for a Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot.Image courtesy Flickr user Brian Cribb using [...]
My New York City Marathons
With this weekend’s New York City marathon in full swing it leaves me reminiscing over my own two NYC marathon race experiences.I ran my first New York marathon in 2010 raising money for team AUTISM. I had 3 LOVES for this race; #1 Fundraising for Team Autism, #2 running another 26.2 miles and #3 the [...]
Haunting Halloween Fun Runs
Whether you are looking for something costume themed or zombie themed — you shouldn’t have much trouble finding a good running event to help you celebrate Halloween. And with Halloween falling on a Saturday this year you’ll be able to take full advantage of the day. Or, depending on what type of fun you are [...]
Am I ready for the Disney Princess Half Marathon?
Running has a profound impact on people. The power it has on folks extends far beyond the physical. Running has a way of acting as a spark for undertaking bold goals. Things you felt you could not accomplish become somewhat manageable, if not entirely possible. Additionally, there are a number of certainties tied with running. It is a given that you will [...]