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Life is good when you run!
Life is good. It must be true. I see it on t-shirts. I see it on bumper stickers, decals and magnets. It’s on coffee cups, glasses and water bottles. It’s on bags, books, banners and even on dog collars. I see it everywhere, so it must be true. But, then I listen to reports of death and destruction, trouble [...]
Milestones Sports Jewelry Premieres popular expandable bangle bracelets designed for Triathletes and runners.
Milestones Sports Jewelry; the specialists in unique and affordable commemorative running and Triathlon jewelry, announced on Tuesday that it would be the first company to offer its customers the latest trend in Jewelry. Stacked, expandable bangle bracelets are all the rage but Milestones will be the first company offer these popular bracelets designed exclusively for runners and Triathletes. “Race [...]
Beer and the modern runner!
One of my favorite cartoon characters is known to say this line as he is about to guzzle down a Duff.Beer has long been associated with bars and country music, hunting and fishing, western movies and Super Bowls.Beer has been guzzled at Friday night fights, hoe downs and poker games. But beer is not just guzzled at events like [...]
Running milestones and achievements.
There are so many milestones achieved throughout a lifetime, like your graduation, your first car purchase, landing your first job and getting your promotion.There’s also lifestyle successes, like losing weight, eating healthier, and starting to run.I don’t think we really appreciate landmark events like these when they happen. I know I didn’t.I was able to lose 85 pounds and [...]
Your First Race-The Lion's Prey
Some of you may be planning for your very first race.Your first race ever is a memorable one and will always hold a special spot in your heart.My story, The Lion’s Prey, published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Runners, is about my first marathon, and is reprinted here with permission.I hope it will inspire you to take [...]
Running in the Heat
It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity.I’ve heard this more times than I want to count and I don’t care whether it’s the heat or the humidity, I still don’t like running in oppressive summer conditions.There’s nothing I’d like better than to run in the cool, dry mountain air.But, even in the mountains, there would be a time when [...]
Why I Run - Interview with Alicia Ostarello of A Runner's Delight
In a city as hopping as San Francisco, running is the only time when I can be alone. I don't love running with other people, honestly. I don't mind it, but I prefer to be alone, running a path I know really well, and letting my mind wander somewhere else. On that path, I can [...]
Runner's Journey: From Out of Shape to Marathon Powerful
Lita's running journey started at a low point - she had just graduated with a Masters in Creative Writing, was unemployed, and didn't like the 15 extra pounds that grad school pressure had put on her. "When I went out to run for the first time, I could run for four minutes at a time [...]
Music for Your Milestones: The Pounding Pavement Playlist
Thanks to everyone for telling us your favorite tunes to play on your run on Facebook and Twitter! Some of you run to the sound of the birds in the trees, others to classic rock, and others like to mix it up. Here are our favorite tunes - did we miss any?Eye of the Tiger, [...]
5 Ways to Meet Other Runners In Your Area
Even if you see the same runners training on your favorite trail every day, it can be nearly impossible to strike up a conversation, much less turn them into running buddies. But running doesn’t have to be a solitary sport. In fact, right this minute runners near you are searching for friends with like minds and fast feet. Marathon.Meetup.Com – An [...]